The San Juan Celebration in Spain
San Juan (observed on June 23rd) is a special celebration at the start of every summer. Learn about the roots of this festival as well as the traditions you can encounter all around Spain at this time of year!
Confessions: Sometimes I Have to Ask for Help
Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you just want to ask for help, but don’t know how? Over the past couple of years I have gotten better at recognising the symptoms and figuring out how to ask.
Managing Reverse Culture Shock
It’s not uncommon to feel frustration and resistance to your own culture upon returning home after a long time abroad. For those of you dealing with reverse culture shock, we’ve got some tips and personal insights to share.
Caroline’s Personal Experience Living with a Host Family
Today on the blog we have the pleasure of hosting Caroline from Sippin' Sangria as she shares about her time living with a family in Spain—complete with some great tips for making the most out of YOUR experience!
The Integration of the Elderly into Spanish Society
Have you every been surprised with how the elderly in Spain appear in daily life? We were a little bit shocked as well and these are our reflections about this difference.
How I Talked to my Family about Moving Abroad (Claudia)
Understanding why you want to go abroad for yourself can be difficult, so imagine trying to explain it to others. In this article, Claudia dives into how she talks about it with close friends and family.
How I Talked to my Family About Moving Abroad (Dani)
Conveying the reasons behind your decision to move abroad can be difficult, especially when it comes to your family. Here’s Dani’s story of how she has worked through this with her parents.
If you're about to head home or have recently arrived, you may be having some strange feelings about your return and re-integration into your circles. Not to worry—we've got some insight to help you through it!