How to Renew Your TIE 2017 (España)

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I have been in Spain for almost two years (HOW?) and if there is anything I have learned about this country, is that they make you run in a lot of circles when you need to do anything involving the government.  One of the biggest headaches of the year comes at the end, when you […]

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Foods You Must Try in Madrid

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You think Spain, and-let me guess- you think paella and sangria and flamenco dresses?  Oh, and a lot of parties and people taking naps 😉 But there is so much more to Spain (specifically Madrid) that you don’t hear about, that really needs to be in the spotlight.  If you’re planning a trip to Madrid anytime soon, here are six foods […]

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Tenerife South for 3.5 Days, Part II

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Just checking in?  Here is Part I. We woke up on Saturday morning and started with breakfast and coffee.  As you might imagine, it was a sloooow start for some of us (me).  I actually didn’t have coffee since I couldn’t stomach it.  Once we were somewhat fueled up, we packed our bags and headed […]

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A Day in Segovia

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Since I only had plans for the first half of Semana Santa, I really wanted to take advantage of the open days of the second half of the week and do some exploring.  I had never been to Segovia, even though it’s an easy day trip from Madrid, so I dragged Luis and we went […]

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Shannon and Teresa

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You have no idea how happy the last 24 hours have made me!  Two of my very best friends flew across the ocean to come see ME (and ok, maybe to see Europe, too).  Either way, I am so, so, so happy to have Shannon and Teresa here!  They arrived early yesterday morning and we […]

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Is Yogurt Dessert?

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There are a lot of questions and debate as to why Europeans (or Spaniards?) have a trimmer waist-line than us Americanos.  I have a lot of opinions about this- our portion sizes, what exactly we are eating, when we eat, our attitudes toward eating, etc.  That’s all for another day and another post, but this […]

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Food Lately

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I have so many back-logged photos of various meals, and while they are almost all exactly the same, I’m still going to share 🙂 Breakfasts: Lunch and Dinner: Snacks and Merienda:

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