Experience

Discovering the Basque Country and Beyond

Discovering the Basque Country and Beyond

The Basque Country is a region where approximately 3 million people identify as Basque and speak the language Euskara, a language which is difficult to understand for people coming from other surrounding regions (or so I’m told). The region consists of the North Basque Country […]

Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions

Barcelona’s Museum of Illusions

Last weekend, I visited the Museum of Illusions in Barcelona. The museum is located in the very center of Barcelona, on Carrer de Pintor Fortuny. I was expecting to see things that would play with my senses, some sort of visual creativity, and brain exercises. […]

Teaching English in China Part I

Teaching English in China Part I

One of the coolest things I’ve ever done is moving to China for a half a year. It represented a huge step toward independence and living the life I’ve always dreamt of. This is the story of how I got there.   A couple of […]

Girona and the Flower Festival

Girona and the Flower Festival

This weekend I decided to take a day trip and check out the much talked about flower festival a.k.a Temps de Flors in Girona. This year you can enjoy it from the 13th – 21st of May 2017. This adorable city has a long standing history that reflects even […]

What to Expect when Moving to Barcelona

What to Expect when Moving to Barcelona

So I’ve been living in Barcelona for exactly a week now. I’ve visited the city before, sure, but this is the first time I’m looking for flat in this gorgeous city, working, and building relationships with cool people I meet along the way. So far […]

A Guide Through the Streets of Berlin

A Guide Through the Streets of Berlin

I would characterise Berlin as a hedonistic city, especially for short-term migrants. Now what I mean by hedonistic is that it’s really common to go out to a party on a Thursday or Friday and return home on a Sunday or even Monday morning. There’s […]

A Day in Neukölln

A Day in Neukölln

Let’s talk about the biggest up-and-coming neighbourhood or should I say, Brooklyn of Berlin – Neukölln. This is the pace to be for a 20-something newcomer to the German capital! The neighbourhood used to be considered a ghetto of mostly Turkish immigrants which nowadays reflects […]

Things to do in Amsterdam

Things to do in Amsterdam

There’s no need to beat around the bush – Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most fantastic cities and its reputation as a liberal city is well justified. Sure you may know it for the bikes, legalised marijuana and the Red Light District but Amsterdam is […]