Life Lately + Your Questions, Answered!


After a long, wet winter, spring has been welcomed with open arms here in Basque Country. The city feels alive: people are out on terraces sipping wine (even though the rain truly stops no one here!), the region is greener than ever, daylight until 9:30PM! This week, however, as the rest of Spain is enjoying a heat wave, we’re being pounded by rain, wind and chilliness. Ugh! There’s certainly a price to pay for so much pretty greenery, but I digress. [Read more…]

My Favorite Blogging Tools + Resources


I’m pretty sure I’ve never written a post about blogging in the history of this blog, but when I find something good, I like to share it. Whether you’re a blogger or not, I think you can find some of these useful, especially if you’re a writer, freelancer, designer, etc. I’ve been blogging since 2009, so I’ve learned a thing or two and have found lots of tools along the way that I use and love. I hope my favorite blogging tools help you as much as they’ve helped me!  [Read more…]

6 Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Moved Abroad

IMG_20150307_194628 After so many years of living abroad, I’ve met lots of Spain newbies, who always remind me of me, my first year here. They say experience is the best teacher, and I’d say that’s about right, especially when it comes to living abroad. Some things you just learn after being here, experiencing it first-hand, and ironing out the wrinkles. However, if I could travel back in time to pre-Spain, I would tell myself a few things. Here’s what I wish I’d known before I moved abroad:  [Read more…]