November 17, 2017

The Spanish Goodbye

It’s late and I have to wake up early the next morning, definitely time to go. I quickly say goodbye to my closest friends at the party, a quick hug and “We’ll get together again soon!” then I make my way out the door. That was once my life in the US. Not anymore. Now, [...]

How To Make Your Spanish House a Home

Chances are, if you’re young and living as an expat in Spain, you’re renting an apartment here. It’s not always easy, however, making said rental feel like your home, much less your home away from home! While Spanish sweet abodes can be everything from chic, recently remodeled lofts to dark and cold shared living spaces, [...]

The Truth About Customer Service in Spain

Spain has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to customer service. Foreigners who come to Spain, especially Americans used to a generally great level of customer service back home (due in part to our big tipping culture), often complain about what they experience here. It’s no secret–waiters in Spain aren’t the over-the-top [...]