Hasta Luego Burgos

Yep, I am writing this in the UK. It's grey, my daily tea intake has already gone up, and I cannot wait to go to the pub (currently off alcohol for now so that has to wait...). Although the school year is nearly over, I had to return a month earlier than planned because my recent [...]

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Best Places to Wine and Dine in Burgos

Perhaps one day you will find yourself in the cold, northern Spanish city of Burgos. I'd certainly recommend a visit: its cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its second main attraction is a fascinating Museum of Human Evolution, and its certainly pretty enough to make you want to spend the day taking hundreds of [...]

San Lesmes

Today in Burgos was the festival of San Lesmes - the patron saint of the city. Inquiring about it, it didn't seem like it was celebrated by many locals, but definitely thought it worth checking out! There was a parade (which we overslept for), food stalls with giant queues, but best of all was seeing [...]

Two Countries, Two Lives

  Every country has its quirks, its benefits, and the little reasons that make living there quite peachy, even if you don't appreciate these qualities unless you're elsewhere. I won't say I'm missing England with incurable homesickness (no offence England but not at all), however there are some things I miss.   And of course, [...]

Feliz Navidad!

Taking a little break from my Barcelona series! Although it is Christmas Eve and I am currently in England at my dad's house soaking up all British Christmassy things, it has been a true joy to experience the build up to Christmas Spanish style. Especially as working in schools, I can compare how Christmas is [...]