Liebster Award

Liebster Award Wayfaring Wanders

I am so happy (and surprised – in the best way) to have been nominated for a Liebster Award from one of my fellow bloggers! Hilary at Oregonian Overseas, a fellow auxiliar here in Madrid, nominated me for the award that is given to bloggers by fellow bloggers to recognize their work. Thank you, Hilary! […]

Staying in Spain?

I can’t believe it’s time for another year of auxiliares applications! Time flies, doesn’t it? This time a year ago, I was freaking out about what I wanted to do, where I wanted to go, who I wanted to teach and just what I wanted. I love traveling (who doesn’t?) and I had this great […]

Christmas in Paris

I apologize for how snobby the title of this blog post is. “What did you do over the holidays, Genevieve?” “Moi? Not much. Though I did spend Christmas in Paris.” (pronounced Pair-ee, of course) *Vomit.* I sound so privileged when I say things that way, I know, I know. But moving past that, I did […]

A Long Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona - Wayfaring Wanders

Since arriving in Spain in mid-September, I am ashamed to say I haven’t done too much traveling outside of Madrid. I’ve been quite busy with my teaching schedule (which I promise to write about soon – haha). I’ve really been enjoying Madrid, but when I finally had a long weekend at the end of October, […]

Applying for your TIE in Madrid

How to Apply for Your TIE in Spain

Congratulations! You made it to Spain! You have successfully applied to the Auxiliares de Conversación program. You’ve overcome the hurdle of applying for your visa! You booked a plane ride over the Atlantic and into the land of tapas, vino, flamenco, and bullfighting! ¡Olé! You may be asking yourself, “What comes next?” You should probably begin […]