I checked the time on my phone and laughed. 14:46. I made my train with only four minutes to spare. I breathed a sigh of relief as the train zoomed out of the city at 175 miles an hour...
Did you know that Spain is the world's #1 producer of olive oil ? I visited an organic olive grove to learn all about it.
"Did you try cochinillo?!" This is THE question you'll be asked if you ever mention visiting Segovia, a small city about an hour-and-a-half's drive north of Madrid. Segovia is best known for the stunning remains of the Roman aqueduct running through the city. They also have an awe-inspiring cathedral that towers over their Plaza Mayor, and the Alcázar, a … Continue reading Weekender Series: SEGOVIA
As a dietitian, one my favorite things to ask people from different countries is what first comes to mind when they think of American food. By far the most common answer is "fast food," with “hamburgers” as a close second. Unfortunate, but I expected as much. However, some other very common answers did genuinely surprise … Continue reading American Food Culture in Spain
the scoop on my new living situation including but not limited to: mollusks, carbs, #juicing, and siestas.
'Tis the season!
When I first moved here, I remember originally feeling confused why they seemed to serve the same dishes at every restaurant. Don't they get bored of the same foods over and over?! But I soon realized my naivety and recognized the same can be said for most countries - just not my own. My perspective … Continue reading Top 10 Classic Spanish Foods