I consider hand turkeys to be the one thing I can 100% say is American. People always say oh hamburgers or pizza but those are German and Italian. The saying goes “more American than apple pie” but apple pie actually comes from England. Baseball? Sure we did invent that one but it’s only America’s third … More Thanksgiving
If you ever go to Mallorca the first thing you’ll see when you look down from the plane are windmills. When you take a bus or taxi from the airport you’ll see about a million more windmills. When you google “Why does Mallorca” it autocompletes “have so many windmills?” So we’re here to answer that … More Mallorca Monday: Windmills
If you will remember last time: my school wanted to give me extra hours. I agreed to take them thinking (because I was told at the time) we would be working (mostly) together in every class. The school was going to have me sign a contract for these additional hours but at the last second said … More Problems with the School Part 2
The Auxilar job works as follows – you (the Auxiliar), go with a Spanish teacher to assist in their class. If the Spanish teacher is scheduled to see a 1st grade class at 3pm then you go with them at 3 pm to the first grade class. Maybe one person explains something or reads the … More Problems with the School Part 1
Welcome to probably the most exclusive food you’ve never heard of: Sospiros. All of my students know what they are, and they recommend them to me at every turn, but I get the impression that none of them have eaten them within the last two years. They are only popular with older people, and only … More Mallorca Monday: Sospiros de Manacor
Not all of Spain speaks Spanish as their preferred or first language. While Spain is just about the size of Texas, it has a dozen or so languages. Some of the languages are “endangered”, and probably won’t be around much longer, but it’s still impressive. The five largest languages in order of fewest to largest … More Mallorca Monday: Catalan
Yup, instead of Spain Sunday, it’s Mallorca Monday! All the things you didn’t know you wanted to know about Mallorca, in one handy blog. To be honest, a lot of this is going to be written as we learn it (just like the Spain Sundays) so we are going to start with the first and … More Mallorca Monday: Mallorca or Majorca?