Creating a New Life Abroad

It’s hard to believe that seven years ago I arrived to Pamplona Spain after a gruelling fifteen-hour flight from Pittsburgh to Pamplona with three transfers in what felt like basically every part of the world. I had no friends, no family nor any type of contact in Spain. I couldn’t even speak a proper sentence of Spanish, at that time.

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¡Gora San Fermín! ¡Viva San Fermín! 

Happy Monday Everyone!

Back to the real world and all my grown-up responsibilities. While I am sipping my green tea Matcha, I wanted to update you all on why I took a small leave of absence from the blogging world. I was taking part in Pamplona’s local fiestas. But before I start grab a cuppa because I have tons to tell.

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Spring has Sprung in Goldáraz

This weekend I had the opportunity to discover the small village of Goldáraz (Goldaratz in Euskera) that is comfortably tucked away in the middle of the Pyrenean mountains. Located in the northern tip of Spain, Goldáraz can be found roughly 30 kms from the city of Pamplona in the community of Navarra.

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NYC is Always a Good Idea

Yes!! We made it! Safe and Sound! To the Big Apple and all of her glory. Even after several visits to New York City, she still knows how to amaze me and continues to surprise me with new perspectives of who she really is. Every time I come back to the city I fall in love over and over again!

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Chicago is Always on My Mind

Let me tell you! I absolutely love Chicago. When I finally scheduled my days off, and could FINALLY plan for my State Side Tour this year. I defiantly had to visit Chi-Town.

It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago—she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time. -Mark Twain

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