Setenil de las Bodegas is one of the famous Pueblos Blancos in Andalusia. This quaint little village is quite literally in the hills of Cádiz, with streets that meander back and forth up either side of the riverbed and homes built right into the rock. … More Day trip to: Setenil de las Bodegas
I walked over 100 Km to Santiago de Compostela and I’d do it again. … More Why walking over 100km to Santiago de Compostela was worth every step
The mixed identity, the culture clashes, the divided loyalties are all clear signs of a TCK. These themes emerge over and over in this series and are perhaps one of the reasons I enjoyed it so much. … More The Last Kingdom and the TCK
There comes a moment in every young person’s life when they start eyeing the dreaded kids table warily. … More ‘Adulting’ in Spain
I am aware that yesterday marked the first day of autumn. I am also aware that temperatures in Seville today are just about the same as they were during my visit to Eastbourne this summer. Sunny days, cooler nights, blue skies and inviting temperatures that make you want to spend your time outside. Perfect! … More Sussex summer, Seville autumn.
Rural France is charming, there is no other way to describe it. … More St. Fraimbault: a flowery village in France
As I thought back to the energetic blackberry picking that had gone on earlier I wondered if it might be a fitting metaphor for this trip. … More Pushing through: on blackberry picking and the TCK experience
At what point do you stop calling yourself TCK (Third Culture Kid) and start going by ATCK (Adult Third Culture Kid) instead? … More TCK or ATCK?
Four great reasons to stay at a hostel … More The perks of staying at a hostel
Morning in Sintra Sintra. We’d heard all about Sintra. We’d planned a visit. In fact, we even took the 40 minute train ride out there from Lisbon. Everyone had promised it was a magical, fairytale kind of village, full of palaces and castles and wonders worth visiting. And I’m sure they weren’t wrong. However, we … More Visiting Lisbon. Part 3