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Y Mucho Más%u2014An American Girl in Spain

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added on 05/09/2012 by: kalhendr
Hi! My name is Kaley, and—yes—I’m an American girl living in Spain. I started this blog as a way to keep up with my family back home in Indiana, when I moved to Salamanca, Spain back in 2009. I kept it up for the 2010–2011 school year when I was working as an English teacher in Zamora, Spain, regaling you with humorous anecdotes from my 200 high school students studying English. I came to Spain to learn Spanish. I stayed because of a boy … We got married on July 7, 2012, and we're currently living in Madrid!
 tags: Food, Madrid, Spain, Spanish, Travel

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So You’re Dating a Spaniard—Hillary  Posted on 04/22/2014
No need for introductions this time. You know what this is about by now! Thanks to Hillary for agreeing to be interviewed for my series. ¡Hola! My name is Hillary, and I’m 24 years old. I am from a small town called...
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Holy Week Foods in Zamora, Spain  Posted on 04/16/2014
You may have realized this by now, but food in Spain is a pretty big deal. Buying the ingredients, choosing just the right store, preparing dishes, the presentation, the first bite, talking about the food you’re eating, savoring the...
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La Familia and Independence  Posted on 04/10/2014
Ah, la familia. Mothers and fathers. Sisters and brothers. Cousins, aunts, uncles. Grandparents. Godmothers and godfathers. “Aunts” and “uncles”. The friends who feel like family. In Spain, there is a saying, or...
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The Expat Divide: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?  Posted on 04/07/2014
The questions are always there, lingering. They are questions you ask yourself. They are questions others ask of you. They are questions that go unanswered. Are you staying? When are you going? Where, indeed, is home? I am blessed in that,...
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So You’re Dating a Spaniard—Season  Posted on 04/04/2014
This is an interview I received last October. Eek. As you can see, I’m a bit behind on my interviews. It seems they’re never ending, but I love it. Personally, I feel a learn a bit from every person I have the privilege to...
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Here’s to the Crazy Ones: Teaching English in Spain  Posted on 04/02/2014
Last year (well, last school year), I thought I found the perfect job: I was working in a primary school. The school was bilingual, and the kids could understand me. The kids were mainly wonderful, and I loved working with them. The school...
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Spanish News: What’s Happening Now  Posted on 03/31/2014
Spain in the News: March 2014 I am not very good at keeping up with the news. I don’t watch the news broadcasts; I don’t buy a newspaper. The most I do is follow Spain’s three big national newspapers on Facebook. (Those...
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So You’re Dating a Spaniard—Zac  Posted on 03/26/2014
Hey all! I’m back today with a slightly different perspective on what it means to date a Spaniard. This interview is from September (I know, I know: I’m a terrible blogger), so the dates they’ve been dating are slightly...
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Is Learning a Foreign Language Really Worth It?  Posted on 03/18/2014
Short answer: It depends on what you mean by “worth it.” Freakonomics (one of my podcast favorites) recently did a short show on the merits of learning a foreign language. Most of the foreigners in Spain whom I know would argue...
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American Cartoons in Spain: Do You Know Who Triki Is?  Posted on 03/11/2014
If you’ve never been to Spain, you may not realize that a lot of American movies are shown here, but not with subtitles. No, instead they’re dubbed into the Spanish language, and often the title is changed—sometimes for...
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    Ween 19 December 2013 11:38:52

    Hi kalhendr.... nice reading your blog.. feels like i am finding a story in life.. hehe..

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