Buried treasure is the epitome of adventure. We were going to have a big adventure going to see a buried treasure site, an ancient mill, and a museum that talked about aforementioned buried treasure. But losing your buried treasure – probably the epitome of disappointment. No joke, the guy who buried all his treasure never came … More Hike: Treasure and Disappointment!
This information is mostly pertinent to anyone in the Auxiliaries de Conversación program or anyone moving to teach/study in Spain. Assuming you’ve looked at Part 1 – Arranging Your Move and Part 2 – Important Preparations. What are your next steps? You’re probably in that awkward time between buying plane tickets – and actually going. Don’t let … More Moving to Spain 3: Prepare Yourself to Move
This information is mostly pertinent to anyone in the Auxiliaries de Conversación program or anyone moving to teach/study in Spain. Don’t forget Part 1 – Arranging Your Move (to arrange flights, trains and hotels). What are your next steps? Feel free to use this table of contents to skip directly to where you want to … More Move to Spain 2: Important Preparations
This information is mostly pertinent to anyone in the Auxiliaries de Conversación program or anyone moving to teach/study in Spain for at least 6 months. Assuming you’ve at least started applying for your visa you’re ready to start preparing to move to Spain. What are your first steps? (Use the links to skip directly to where you … More Move to Spain 1: Arranging Your Move
We are leaving Jaén soon, and are starting to feel a little sentimental. So while we are still living here we thought it would be a good idea to cook a local recipe! This dish isn’t exactly a stew, nor is it a soup. It’s some kind of strange hybrid that is super common in … More Recipe: Andrajos con Pollo AKA Chicken ‘n Dumplins
The night before we were told that our next hotel would not open until 6:30 pm, and we were only two hours away. So we resolved ourselves to kill some time. Our first stop was the Torre del Vinagre (the Tower of Vinegar). We never did learn why it has a funny name. What it … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 5 – Ruins and Rivers
The only thing we really wanted to do in Cazorla National Park was hike a very famous trail “Rio Borosa.” Everyone’s pictures look like this: Beautiful, clear water with a winding old wooden path alongside of it. It’s not a very long path and most people just use it for the swimming holes. No matter … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 4 – 18 Miles and 18 Waterfalls