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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Hello world!

First and foremost, thank you for stopping by!

Today, is a day that I have been dreaming about for the last four months. After many sleepless nights and early mornings of just pouring my heart, blood, sweat and tears into this page and its content, with the end result of getting closer to you!

I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. We don’t meet people or experiences by accident, as they are meant to cross our path for a reason.

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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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OCR: Farinato Race Pamplona

This is Sparta!

Today was the day…Farinato Race Pamplona. Four friends and myself decided to present ourselves as a team “Los Antonios)” to indulge in this great obstacle course race putting our physical fitness to the test, as well as creating new challenges and achievements for ourselves. The battle of Pamplona was fought between the Arga River and the city’s historial walls, resulting in an epic environment.

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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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Happy Birthday to ME!

I can’t believe we are back here again, but I am super excited! I am not one to overly celebrate my birthday, however I do set aside a special routine of events on my birthday to celebrate and pamper myself. My birthday is a reminder of the new person l have become thanks to the year of events that l have surpassed.

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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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