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  • Most Beautiful Spanish Villages Andalucia Spain

    7 of the Most Beautiful Villages in Andalucía, Spain

    Naming Spain’s most beautiful villages is a daunting task, given the size of the country and all the amazing little places there are to see. Instead I’ve given myself the (still difficult) task of…

    March 23, 2017
  • Living Abroad in Spain For a Year Moving to Spain

    An Ode to A Year in Spain

    I live in Spain.  The words still sound strange to my own ears, like what I’m saying doesn’t quite fit even though I’ve lived in Spain for over a year. At times I feel…

    February 12, 2017
  • Ronda, Spain

    The Beautiful Spanish Town of Ronda

    “Lovely promenades, fine wine, excellent food, nothing to do…” This is how Ernest Hemingway described Ronda, after spending much of a summer there in 1959. I’m not entirely sure I’d agree there is nothing…

    January 16, 2017
  • Stories Behind Instagram Photos

    The Stories Behind the Instagram Photos

    Instagram seems to be the social media platform where people like to post their best photos. We talk about having a “Facebook life” and no one really knowing what goes on in our real…

    December 28, 2016
  • Moving Abroad Living Overseas Solo Alone

    MM Monthly Thoughts: November 2016

    I initially titled this post MM Monthly Thoughts October. Oops. Shows you where I am with my thinking of this year. It’s gone way to fast for me, although it appears some people think…

    November 30, 2016
  • Day Trips From Madrid Spain Toledo

    3 Great Day Trips From Madrid, Spain

    As the capital city of Spain, Madrid definitely isn’t lacking in sights to see and things to do. From the museums, to the extensive shopping on Gran Via, to the alternative neighbourhoods full of…

    November 26, 2016
  • Brunch Around the World

    The Best Brunch Around The World

    I adore brunch. I might even be a little obsessed with it. Spending mornings that turn into afternoons in eateries, having big fulfilling meals, catching up with friends or quietly reading the newspaper or…

    November 22, 2016