Tag Archives: Spain

Guest blogging – Arabic Influence in Granada, Spain

the Alhambra Palace

I’d recently written a guest post for fellow travel blogger at Europe A La Carte – a great site for all things related to Europe. I’d decided to write about my home away from home – Granada, Southern Spain. Here’s a sneak peek of my post. A tranquil city in Southern Spain, Granada exudes …

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Teaching English in Spain

Night view of Plaza Mayor, Madrid

While we’re on the topic of Making the Big Move, I thought I might share with you how I started teaching English in the saucy and vibrant capital of Spain, Madrid. Sassy and spirited, Madrid is just like a sultry Flamenco dancer – full of energy, passion and thirst for life. Teaching English here gave [...]

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Our second home – Granada, Spain

The Alhambra with the Albayzcin as its backdrop

Over the weekend, we went for a visit to Granada again. Each time, it feels like going back home, to a second home. Living in Madrid has made me miss home on some days, but Granada always manages to give me that sense of familiarity I yearn.  As we drove away, from the snow mountains [...]

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