A day late Flashback Friday: The story of New York City

Flashback 10 months and it’s April 2012 and I’m boarding a plane across the pond to New York City, the big apple. It’s my first time out of Europe and I’m doing it alone. It’s a trip that I’ve been meaning to write about for a very long time, but one that I’ve never quite…

A Journey through Castilla y León

Arriving in Burgos and it’s a beautiful sunny day, the sky is a brilliant blue and the air is crisp, there’s a feeling of the changing of seasons from winter to spring, and it feels great to be somewhere new, to explore and discover. Leaving Bilbao, the bus journey to Burgos took us through rain,…

You know you’ve lived in the Basque Country when…

As second semester begins, and I’ve been lucky enough to get Friday’s free (hello three day weekend!) I’m left with some time to reflect on what it really means to live in the Basque Country and have come up with a few things which I feel depict this region, so here we go: You know…

A month late but the year 2012 in review.

I meant to write this at the beginning of the year, at the start of 2013, but I didn’t. I could sit here and give excuses why, but the truth is that I just didn’t. I wanted to summarise my year as a whole, above all for myself as a way to reflect on it…