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Guest Post, Part 2: Beginning the Expat Life

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. My friend Adam, who recently moved to Valencia, agreed to share some of his ideas. Here’s part two: ================= I don’t know much about Buddhism,...

Guest Post, Part 1: Beginning the Expat Life

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. One of the people who contacted me through my blog was Adam, who was considering attending graduate school in Valencia. He agreed to write a post to...

Sharing the Expat Experience

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. My friend Adam, who recently moved to Valencia, agreed to share some of his ideas. Here’s part two: ================= I don’t know much about Buddhism,...

Resources for Future Expats

Resources for Future Expats

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. One of the people who contacted me through my blog was Adam, who was considering attending graduate school in Valencia. He agreed to write a post to...

2018: Green Spaces

This blog has been an interesting way to meet people, even after returning to the US. Due to my blog, I have spoken with some really interesting people who have dreamed of moving to Spain or Valencia. Some people are looking for a place to retire, some people are...

2018: Spring Day part 1

2018: Spring Day part 1

The days we were walking around Valencia provided a unique opportunity to enjoy springtime. Valencia is a pleasantly walk-able city, as I have mentioned before, and the abundance of sunlight and sheer number of different views of the city were a perfect vacation...

2018: A Whole Different View

2018: A Whole Different View

Upon occasion, I think it's a good idea to look at some slightly different views of any city. I'm not talking about the super-scenic or the tourist-laden attractions that most people see, but about the real life that is lived in the everyday streets. For this...

2018: Who brought the tourists?

2018: Who brought the tourists?

In my last post, I mentioned that sometimes blogging can be a great way to share ideas and experiences with others. One of the people who contacted me through my blog was Adam, who was considering attending graduate school in Valencia. He agreed to write a post to...

2018: Stroll in Xúquer

2018: Stroll in Xúquer

When people ask me about my choice of Valencia, I often respond with lots of flowery descriptions and commentary. It's the lifestyle, the people, the food, the variety of new places to visit. Really, it isn't just one of these things or even all of them. When I am in...

2018: Hello, friends!

2018: Hello, friends!

Yes, yes, I know I have written a lot about Las Fallas, the incredible festival that arrives with a bang every March and keeps on banging until it catches fire on March 19. But one thing is saved every year... a sculpture from the winning falla presentation. It's a...

One Year… and So Many Changes!

Hello, gentle readers, and greetings from Georgia, USA. Today marks one year of being back in the United States, and I have to say that this past year has been an incredible year of discovery and changes. Some good, some challenging, and all part of the adventure that...

Happy New Year 2016!

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to a much-deserved post from ValenciaAtLast.com. Yes, I know, it's been a couple of years since I last posted, but there are reasons for such a gap. Of course, work was one of those reasons. While I had high hopes for maintaining my...