Category: Imported from La Vida Madrileña

Day Trips + Tenerife

As I look forward to my next adventure in Europe (I’ll do a more detailed post later, but, long story short, I was admitted to that program in Spain I previously mentioned, placed in...

Next year?

I graduate from UCLA in seven months, and that’s a crazy thought. But while it’s rather scary, it’s also incredibly exciting because I plan to spend some time living abroad before I jump into...

21st Birthday in Mallorca

As the only significance of the age 21 in Spain is that you no longer get the youth rate on your Madrid monthly metro pass (and, actually, that cutoff was just changed anyway), my...

Santander, Bilbao, & San Sebastián

In case you weren’t aware, I’m back in California, where I’ve been for four weeks now. As much as I adored Spain, I’m not missing it yet because I’m still excited to be back,...

Things I’ll Miss About Madrid

I’m sure I’ll think of a million more items to add to this list, but, for now, some of the things I’ll miss most about this place: Feelings triumphant when I speak Spanish well...

The Final Days

I’m so unbelievably close to the end of Spain, and I can’t really wrap my mind around that fact. Maybe it’s because I spent two weeks in California for Christmas and then came back,...

Sevilla’s Feria de Abril

I said a few posts ago that one of the reasons I wanted to be in Spain in the spring was Semana Santa. Another was Sevilla’s Feria de Abril, the city’s major spring fair...

Amsterdam

Look at me, finally getting all caught up on this blog! I hope you aren’t suffering from Kirstie overload, because I’m back to write about my trip to Amsterdam in April. The trip started...