I’m already here for more than a week! It’s crazy how time flies and how at the same time I feel like I’ve been here for much longer. During the first week of mi vida en España, the weather was very kind to me. Lots of sunshine and warm temperatures! This could only mean one thing: a lot of exploring and little adventures. Read more »
The title of this blog posts already gives it all away, so I’m just going to say it: I’m moving to Spain! Bizarre right? In exactly 13 days I’ll arrive in Santiago de Compostela, in my new home country Spain. That is, if covid-19 allows me to do so. Moving in the midst of a pandemic in a nutshell: my boyfriend is Galician, we lived in the Netherlands for the past year, realised it’s not the place for us and decided to move as soon as my work contract finishes. And that moment is on November second.
Of course it’s easy to get all dreamy about the sunsets at the beach and feeling the sand on my toes, but I’m very aware that none of this will be easy. That’s why I need a plan. El plan. Read more »
Do you ever have those days that feel like an entire vacation when in reality they only last a few hours? That’s exactly how I felt when we went to Schiermonnikoog a few weeks ago. It was one of the last beautiful summer weekends, we got up very early and were on the first boat to the island. It was my boyfriend’s birthday and my parents invited us on this little trip; I was already super excited about it for days, because I hadn’t been on one of the Dutch islands in years. Read more »
I stayed in England for exactly one semester, which means that the fifth month of today’s diary is also the last one in this series. However, if you like these living abroad themed entries (my year of volunteering in Austria, my Erasmus semester in England), I have good news for you. A new living abroad series is coming up very soon! More on that in the next weeks; now it’s time for the last Erasmus-diary.
– 1st of january, friday –
Happy new year! Or should I say happy hangover? Read more »
In my ‘summer holidays in Galicia’ post, I already mentioned there would be a separate one for the four days I spent alone in Santiago de Compostela. And here it is! My boyfriend had a meeting of multiple days and because of covid, I wasn’t allowed to stay with him in his accommodation. Instead of staying with his family by myself, I decided to book a hostel in Santiago de Compostela and explore the city and area by myself. Read more »