Erasmus Bilbao – The Last One

They say that all good things come to an end, and that good things come to those who wait but I’m not so sure that I believe in that. Now in June the end of my Erasmus year in Bilbao has ended, I’ve packed up my room and am back in England albeit after 20…

Flashback Friday: YOBO – You Only Bilbao Once!

So it’s been nearly 5 weeks since I last posted on here with the intention of more regular posts, and a Flashback Friday section. However, in a turn of events, that didn’t happen. But being as it is actually Friday today I guess that gives me the perfect excuse to Flashback over this semester so…

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…

Erasmus Life: it’s not just siesta and fiesta!

It’s happened again, it’s been over two weeks and I haven’t posted anything. I normally keep this space to write about my trips that I make, about the Beauty of the Basque Country and life in Spain as a whole. I never mention the some what never ending amounts of university work I have, I…

A few thoughts on life in Bilbao…six weeks on

It feels like a lifetime ago that I first stepped foot into my new flat, that I first got lost in my own apartment block trying to find the right door. But the truth of the situation is that this flat has become my home, making Bilbao my home by default, something that puts a…

Dear Horses, yep I’m still afraid of you, Sincerely, Victoria

Yesterday I tried to conquer a long standing fear of mine. Yesterday I attempted to go horse riding. Yes attempted, I lasted all of two minutes, freaked and insisted to be helped of immediately. This however took a while as in my panic I could not remember the simplest of words in Spanish, and thought shrieking in…