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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%u2014yes%u2014I%u2019m 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%u20132011 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 %u2026 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—Ashley  Posted on 10/20/2014
So today we have something a little bit different … A Canadian dating a Spaniard! A bit of a change from all of us Americans who just love our Spaniards, but I think we’ll accept her into the group. I’m Ashley, a 23...
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The Shame In Spain  Posted on 10/13/2014
“Es una vergüenza…”, “Así nos va”, “Normal, este país” Last week, a nurse in Spain became the first person to catch ebola outside of Africa. Scary? Maybe. A cause for extra...
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So You’re Dating a Spaniard—Madison  Posted on 10/06/2014
Madison sent in her interview a while ago, so I apologize to her that I’m just getting around to publishing it! Sometimes I even forget about this blog for a little while. Crazy, huh? Anyway, let’s let her introduce herself: My...
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“Everyone Can Travel”  Posted on 10/04/2014
This a big, heavy topic, but I’m certainly not qualified to speak on this topic in any sort of academic way. But for the past five years I’ve been writing and blogging about my experiences in Spain. At first I read other...
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5 Mistakes I Still Make in Spanish  Posted on 09/25/2014
After 5 years in this country, you might begin to think that I am fluent, 100% bilingual, and I would thank you for that assumption, but you would be wrong. Sadly. Sadly, I still make mistakes in Spanish, and these mistakes do drive me...
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So You’re Dating a Spaniard—5 Years Later  Posted on 09/23/2014
If it’s not obvious enough, I get a lot of blog traffic from people who are curious about dating a Spaniard. Why … It’s not like I’ve written about a lot, is it? Some search terms include: dating a spanish man...
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Fábrica Maravillas: Craft Brews in Madrid  Posted on 09/15/2014
I expected it, but I still felt kind of awkward when I entered Fábrica Maravillas—the other patrons were also Americans. We are slowly taking over Malasaña, aren’t we? Fábrica Maravillas had been on my...
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Five Years in Spain—My Favorite Posts  Posted on 09/11/2014
Guys, five years ago today I stepped off the plane in Madrid. Five years! Five years I’ve been eating here, drinking here, living here. I can hardly believe it. If you had told me then that I’d still be here, I wouldn’t...
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Visiting Gran Canaria: Beaches, Mountains, and Villages  Posted on 09/09/2014
We just returned from spending five whole days on Gran Canaria, the Canary Islands’ second most populous island. I had been under the impression that las Islas Canarias were named after, you know, canaries. After all, canario means...
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How Speaking Spanish Influences My English  Posted on 08/28/2014
I was having a conversation the other day with Mario—in English this time. (It varies.) We were talking about my trip out west and an animal I encountered along the way: a chipmunk. In Spanish, the word for chipmunk and squirrel is...
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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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