My Impressions of Spanish Men

Spanish men

Many of my friends are wondering what the dating scene is like in Spain. I’ve been here a little bit over a month now, and have a few conclusions I’ve drawn about the men of Madrid. Overall observations: The fitness/bodybuilding lifestyle isn’t prevalent here. People love to party! Sometimes they work out. At the end of […]

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One Month In Spain

madrid life

I’m coming up on my one month anniversary of living in Madrid. I thought that’s “post-worthy.” So, here are the updates. I am finally starting to assimilate to the lifestyle. For the last few weeks, I felt like a tourist. I walked around the city, openly gawking at the architecture and the people. No shame. […]

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Madrid Snow & A Twinge of Homesickness

Madrid Snow

Today, to my surprise, today it snowed in Madrid. Although Boise is now experiencing early spring, when I left, it was right after a recent snowfall. And I heard that it never snows in Madrid… so, to wake up to snow today was somehow a pleasant surprise.   I’ve been here almost a month, and had just now […]

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Father’s Day in Madrid & Wishes for Wifi

more madrid street art

As it turns out, today is Father’s Day in Spain. I heard that most establishments would be closed, but it’s quite the contrary. Families are out and about, soaking up the sunshine. It’s only 75 degrees here, but it feels like 85 to me. That makes me slightly nervous, considering the temperatures in Boise/Madrid don’t […]

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I’m such a hypocrite #humbled

you have to expect things of yourself

My career thus far has been in marketing. It’s been my job to ask questions like “What problem are we solving? Who exactly are we solving it for? Why are we better than competitors?” Most importantly, “Why should anyone give a sh*t?” That last one, many people don’t even ask, because it’s a difficult question […]

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