Ireland: An International Comparsion

(Alternately titled, “Rolling Hills and Fuzzy Cows” because I thought that sounded really cute.) My brief conversation at the information desk in the Dublin airport with a tall, red-haired Irishman marked an important milestone – my first interaction outside of Spain.  When I went to Dublin, Ireland during Semana Santa (our spring break during Holy … More Ireland: An International Comparsion

You Don’t Need Google Maps – Just Ask The Elderly Locals

  It went like this:   We decided to go to Barcelona, Spain for the weekend. We left the Sagrada Familia cathedral and pulled up our trusty Google Maps. It said that we would arrive at Park Grüell in 26 minutes, so my friends and I agreed, “Oh, that’s not that far, and we’ll get … More You Don’t Need Google Maps – Just Ask The Elderly Locals

Comunica2 Y Los Redes Sociales (Comunica2 And Social Media)

My First Foray In All-Spanish Journalism For the last year, I’ve been working to immerse myself in Spanish-language journalism as much as possible. Last week, in Gandía, Valencía, I was able to dive in completely with Comunica2, a conference at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia about social media. I was lucky enough to hear presentations … More Comunica2 Y Los Redes Sociales (Comunica2 And Social Media)