I recently celebrated my one year anniversary of living in Madrid with a picnic in in Retiro Park with my group of girls, which prompted me to write about my favourite things to do in Madrid. It's so funny when I'm just walking around seeing all of the touristic things and attractions and it all … Continue reading My favourite things to do in Madrid
After a huge case of writer's block and neglecting this blog, I am back! In case you care/haven't seen my copious amount of photos of social media or had the pleasure of seeing my snapchat stories of flashing lights in clubs, here's what I did this summer. I finished school at the end of June … Continue reading What have I been up to this summer?
I’ve been here nearly 3 weeks now, although it doesn’t exactly feel like it’s gone fast, because I have done so much, and it feel likes I left New Zealand so long ago. So in 3 weeks I’ve managed to find a flat and move in, as well as find a new flat to move … Continue reading Settling In
I have now finished 1 week of this extremely rigorous job.. I only work 4 days a week and only 16 hours, it's a bit of a joke really. So I'm looking for some extra tutoring work, which is so easy to come across! But, I'm waiting until I am in a permanent apartment near … Continue reading First Week of ‘Work’
Where to start... It's been a very full on 4 days! I really didn't realise how crazy I was until I was talking to some friends I met in the hostel, and they put it into perspective.. I moved to the other side of the world knowing nobody, with nowhere to live and not being … Continue reading Arrival in Madrid
If I could give one piece of advice to someone moving countries, it would be to get your visa sorted well in advance.. I supposedly have one month left in New Zealand, this is questionable because I haven't been able to apply for my visa yet, due to waiting for a police clearance. Such fun. I … Continue reading The Waiting Game
So I'm not actually moving until the end of September, but I recently received confirmation about which school I will be working at and the area I will be living in.I will be teaching at a bilingual school called CEIP Valvanera. The children will be aged 3-12, I am so excited because it is all … Continue reading Auckland —> Madrid