Is the Spanish timetable getting you down? Blame Hitler!

I wrote this article 10 years ago, in 2013. Those were different times. The Partido Popular was in charge, and we were in year five of the Great

Read More

Women’s Day in Spain, and Spanish feminism’s great divide

Hola a todas, todos y todes! (That’s how the kids are saying it these days.) Interesting times for people of all genders here in Spain. Women’s Day is

Read More

Prostitution in Spain – Will the government abolish “the oldest profession”?

Several months ago I was down in Madrid with Morena. We were walking down calle Leganitos, just off Plaza España. Maybe you know it: it’s one of the

Read More

Santander, Cantabria – one of my favorite places in Spain

Hey, y’all! It’s been a while. I’m recently back in Barcelona, after a week or so in Santander, and I’ve got a new video to share. Santander – and

Read More

Visiting Vilafranca de Penedès – Catalonia’s wine country

Hey there! It’s been a while since I’ve talked about places you can visit around Spain. For one thing, because travel’s been mostly prohibited or impossible for over

Read More

Top 5 Spanish Stereotypes: true or false?

‘Sup, y’all? I’m back. And today we’re going to talk about some of the top Spanish stereotypes… Along with my verdict as to whether they’re true or not.

Read More

Spain to Go podcast, Episode 1

Hey everybody! And welcome to the Spain to Go podcast, episode 1. It’s a beautiful day here in Barcelona. A bit hot. August 2020. Unless you’ve been hiding

Read More

Work Permits in Spain – 16 years of visa nightmares in Madrid and Barcelona

Thinking about moving to Spain? That’s great. You definitely should. Spain is a great country. I love it. In fact, most days that I wake up to find

Read More

Support Local Business! The Grand Re-Opening in Spain

Alright, y’all. Real talk. Many times, during this exceptionally strange Coronavirus situation, you’ve probably heard (or even said) something like “When this is all over, we should really

Read More

When in Spain: Interview with Paul Burge

Hey everyone! Just a quick note today. I’ve recently been interviewed by Paul Burge of the When in Spain podcast. Paul’s a former BBC journalist who’s now living

Read More