Five Ways to Make Friends in a New City

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Moving to a new city, whether it be in your home country or abroad can be nerve-wracking and scary, with the number one question always being: How will I make new friends?  That was definitely my biggest fear when I moved to Madrid and to this day, it’s still something I find difficult, BUT at […]

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Best European Weekend Trips

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I feel so lucky to even be writing a post title like that.  Best European Weekend Trips?  Really?  Yes.  The truth of the matter is that I have done quite a bit of traveling, and more importantly- a lot of traveling on the weekend.  People think you need a ton of time to see a […]

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A Full Weekend


Hi friends!  I hope you’re visiting the blog relaxed and rejuvenated after a great weekend!  My weekend was superb- lots of friend time, events, etc.  From Friday to Sunday, it felt like a go-go-go weekend, but it was the best kind of busy. On Friday, as soon as I hit submit on my last class […]

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Snowy Madrid Weekend

Well, the unthinkable is happening!  It’s SNOWING in Madrid.  It hardly ever rains, let alone SNOWS here. And what’s more?  It’s been snowing for TWO days!  I am writing this post after a lovely relaxing weekend and as I write it, the snow is coming down incredibly hard.  It’s not really sticking much, but it’s […]

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What I Ate Wednesday: January 2018


Wow, it has been SO LONG since I’ve done a What I Ate Wednesday post!  Years?  Has it been years?  I love seeing what other people eat because I love food, but I always think my food is so boring since it’s the same every day, but it’s NOT the same.  So, with that long-winded […]

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New Year’s Intentions: One Month Check-In

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Here we are!  Already in February 2018.  It’s been a month since I wrote my 2018 New Year’s Intentions and while a month isn’t all that long, I think it’s important to reflect periodically to see how I’m doing.  They say it takes 20-something days to form a habit, right?  Right.  So 31 days in, […]

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The Quest for the Best Bagels in Madrid

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When you’re from the USA, actually, when you’re from the East Coast of the USA, there is one thing that you will miss when you are in Spain: BAGELS. Finding a bagel- any bagel- let alone, the best bagel in Madrid, is no easy feat.  Enter:  Bruja’s Bakery.  This is a business that I announced […]

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5 Easy Recipes to Try


Are you looking for some easy recipe inspiration?  Trying to find delicious recipes that have a variety of flavors and textures and come together in a cinch?  Then you’ve found the right blog post!  Here you will find 5 easy recipes that not only look amazing, but they are so easy to make, they can […]

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