[Bilingual English – Tiếng Việt] Shout out to Spain for making the (most likely) first Spanish movie about Vietnam up to date Thi Mai, rumbo a Vietnam (also known as Thi Mai, 99 minutes long). As a Vietnamese living abroad for a big chunk of my life, I don’t recall how many times I have responded “Where’s Vietnam?”. It’s only

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This November marks my first anniversary living in Spain, or Spainiversary! There was one point I thought Spain would not happen because the visa complication was taking a toll on me, and then one year went by in the blink of an eye. One year is not a lot but enough to hold countless of

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“Fresh herbs, lots of vegetables and seafood, and cooking techniques that use water or broth instead of oils — these are some of the standout qualities of Vietnamese food,” described Annie Corapi as Vietnamese food lies among CNN’s top 10 healthiest cuisines in the world. And more importantly, it’s delicious! The combination of different flavors and textures is

Are you having a long layover in Palma de Mallorca or just looking for ways to spend your first day on the island most efficiently? I got you covered, with a bit of help from a Spanish local who has spent some years living here. First off all, Palma de Mallorca is an awesome place to

Picos de Europa national park is one of Spain’s largest nature reserves situated in the north of the country. English Wikipedia would tell you that Picos de Europa is the literal translation of Peaks of Europe which is true, but a Spaniard would translate “picos” as pecks or little kisses. It’s one of those places that are picture-perfect everywhere you turn

Nerja makes a great day-trip if you’re already in the province of Málaga and/or look for an alternative of Málaga capital. I’m a fan of Málaga and keep coming back here. But I also love exploring new places and Nerja was a great find, especially if you enjoy outdoor activities like myself. It’s is part of the La

For the Feria de Málaga, I decided to go all out with a flamenco dress (traje de gitana / traje de flamenca), which is traditionally worn by women the Andalusia region of Spain during ferias (festivals). The gorgeous Paulina on The Road was the one who planted the idea in my head in the first place.

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[English – Tiếng Việt] You know the thrill, this charming southern beach city doesn’t lack sun, fun and chill vibes. However, there are more about Málaga that capture my heart. Here are my top picks for Málaga City that you’ll enjoy (if you’re guessing Pimpi bar or Picasso Museum make the list, keep on reading because they don’t). 

[English – Tiếng Việt]  Rejections are never easy whether from love, school, job applications, or entrance at border. This is the story about how  I got rejected by the Bulgarian customs at the airport.  Madrid airport:  7:30pm  While waiting in line at customs, I realized my Spanish foreigner’s ID card (tarjeta de identidad extranjera) was

[English – Tiếng Việt] I’ve been in Madrid for three months now and already moved way more than I would have ever expected. Here are some housing situations you’d rather avoid but I somehow went through them all. #1 The couch potato roommate. I shared a two-bedroom apartment in Usera found via Spotahome with the live-in

Student House Hunting in Madrid

Sunday, 22 January 2017 by
[English – Tiếng Việt] So you’re moving to Madrid as a student and stressed looking for a room to rent. Don’t worry because you’re not alone. Compared to some big cities in the United States and other Western Europe countries, the rent here doesn’t brutally drain your wallet. And the contracting is rather lenient. What might