Jamón is a way of life, not just the quintessential Spanish food.
My new bite-sized series, A Moveable Feast, will feature anecdotes and lessons learned from my favorite Spanish foods. The first features pan con tomate, which is as delicious as it is simple to prepare.
Never in my life have I wanted to go to a hospital so badly!
Our hair whipped aside in the salty air as we leaned on each other, all of us filled with the typical study-abroad recognition of fleeting beauty: We may only get one chance to see this. But it was a thought that none of us liked, and so we swept that out to the ocean as well.
Sometimes I write things for other people’s blogs. Click here to read about how Barcelona became my home-away-from home and how it felt to come back at my friend’s blog, The Constant Wanderings.
Since it was the second week of December, Christmas worked its way into most lesson plans. As a person who never gets sick of Christmas lights, Christmas music, Christmas decorations, Christmas cookies, etc., I was quite eager to go into Full Christmas Mode.
Week 9 brought Thanksgiving, a holiday only known to Spaniards as that day when Americans eat turkey. For me, however, it is the second most important holiday of the entire year, and it’s very strange to be away from home.