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Semana Santa in Sevilla

Every year, during the last week of Lent, almost every town and city in Spain celebrates Semana Santa or Holy Week. Culminating on Easter Sunday, Semana Santa is from April 13-20 this year (2014), kicking off with Palm Sunday. It’s also one of the biggest celebrations in the country. Catholic fraternities and brotherhoods (hermandades and cofradías) lead somber […]

I’m Moving to Spain!!!

I’ve decided to make the leap! I’m leaving Nashville and moving to Spain after the birth of my baby girl in June! You may or may not know this about me, but the only time I ever lived abroad was in Sevilla, the southern Andalusian region of Spain. It quickly became home to me, and I’ve […]

Travel Bloggers Share Their Favorite Ski Resorts

Spring officially started eight days ago, and there’s no better time to hit the slopes at your favorite ski resort. Why? Shoulder season! Lift tickets and ski rentals are heavily discounted, restaurants offer great pre fixe deals, and accommodation rental prices drop to an all-year low. I wrote about my favorite family ski vacation experiences […]

What it really means to live abroad in Spain

The culture shock set in immediately. As I stood at my bag claim carousel, clouds of cigarette smoke engulfed me. I knew Spaniards smoked a lot, but inside an international airport? At baggage claim? Wow. This was different, for sure. This was Madrid. I had arrived. My lackluster confidence began to wane even further as […]

Movie Monday – Buenos Aires’ MALBA Modern Art Museum

modern art

Modern art. The perfect compliment to a great city’s classical masterpieces. One of the most important forms of cultural expression, art encapsulates local history and traditions within a framework of larger geopolitical trends. Like snapshots of moments in time, these windows into the souls of a people’s past prove fascinating. An average person, like myself, […]

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