My Favorite Way to Learn Spanish – With Music! (Playlist)
language learning / Spain / Spanish language

My Favorite Way to Learn Spanish – With Music! (Playlist)

After living in Spain for about 2 years in total, I speak the language pretty well. But learning another language definitely isn’t always fun or easy. Actually, during my time studying abroad in Sevilla, I remember hiding in the bathroom to cry between classes because I found the language so, so frustrating. I mean, obviously … Continue reading

Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed
Spain / Spanish / Spanish language

Learning Spanish: Getting Over Feeling Embarrassed

One of my biggest struggles in perfecting my Spanish is overcoming feelings of embarrassment and shyness when practicing the language. I thought that would go away once I became proficient at the language but that’s definitely NOT the case, sadly. Let me preface this by saying I do speak good Spanish. I work as a … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Salamanca’s Catedral Nueva
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Salamanca’s Catedral Nueva

For the past few weeks I’ve featured photos from my adopted city, Barcelona. But this week, I’ve got a photo from one of my other favorite cities in Spain – Salamanca!  This is one of the towers of Salamanca’s Catedral Nueva (the new cathedral). Having grown up in California, it’s still funny to me that … Continue reading

Springtime Adventures in Spanish Vocabulary
Spain / Spanish language

Springtime Adventures in Spanish Vocabulary

Lately, I’ve picked up some new interesting Spanish vocabulary – the inevitable result of going on a wild trip to Ibiza and working at a gossip website. So here’s what I’ve added to mi vocabulario over the past few weeks: Aburrido como una ostra – literally as bored as an oyster. It just means really, really bored…like oysters … Continue reading