Well, we’ve made it! It’s officially been 1 year since we packed 4 overly priced suitcases and took a one-way flight to Spain. I know I’ve done some serious posts about moving abroad, and I could probably do a million more. Moving abroad is like learning choreography – just when you figured out the first… Continue reading A Year Abroad!
To this day, the Expat Panic Attack blog post remains one of my most popular. I’ve officially been living in Mundaka for 7 months now, and I’ve had time to reflect, learn and grow from the lows I went through when I first moved. I hope this post becomes just as (if not more) popular… Continue reading 3 Tips for Surviving a Move Abroad
And you thought I was done gushing about our trip… hah! After gallivanting around Rome for two and a half days (get all the details here), our last full day in Italy was spent checking off my oldest bucket list item – visiting Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii. I learned about the famous eruption 18 years… Continue reading Day Trip from Rome to Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius
Missed the tips & reviews I posted? CLICK HERE! DON’T WANT TO READ THE ENTIRE ITINERARY/TRIP RECAP (COMPLETE WITH CUNNINGLY WITTY COMMENTARY)? CLICK HERE FOR A FREE DOWNLOADABLE ITINERARY. Day 0 – Arrival We arrived in Rome at 6:30pm. After walking to the hotel, checking in, and dropping off our bags, we headed off to… Continue reading Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – 2-Day Itinerary & Trip Recap
We just got back from our Rome trip and it feels like someone woke me up from the best dream ever. Rome is the most magical city I’ve ever been to (even though I felt slightly stupid using “magical” I found most other adjectives fell short). There was something about being in a city so old,… Continue reading Blissfully Basque’s Guide to Rome – Reviews & Tips for the Eternal City
There’s one simple reason why I haven’t updated this blog in almost two months: there’s not much to talk about. After Christmas break, Julen and I started working a lot more than before, introducing phase 1 of our small business Inglés en Mundaka – home-based English tutoring that we’re hoping to expand to a brick-and-mortar… Continue reading Carnaval in Mundaka
I’ve definitely caught the hiking bug. Lucky for me, living in Northern Spain means no shortage of hiking trails with jaw-dropping views. Just an hour & a half from Mundaka at the border dividing Castilla y León and País Vasco is el Monumento Natural Monte Santiago, home of the highest waterfall in the Iberian Peninsula… Continue reading El Salto del Nervión Day Trip