Food & Recipes

What to expect when you are in the Basque Country, land of pintxos

By Micaela Zaslabsky San Sebastián is known for having excellent pintxos, which is the Basque variation on tapas served on top of a slice of bread and a toothpick through it.  Practical guide for pintxos culture and places to visit in San Sebastián: First of all, don’t wear high heels or any type of uncomfortable …

Living Abroad

Things You Are Going to Miss If You Leave the United States

By Magalí Zaslabsky If you’ve read my previous post, “Thing You Are Going to Miss If You Move to the United States,” you know I shared some of the things that I miss right now as I’m living in the U.S. But despite being natural that I would miss things that I’m used to, there …

Living Abroad

Things You are Going to Miss if You Move to the United States

By Magalí Zaslabsky I have been living in the United States for a couple of years now, and despite enjoying my time here, there are some things that I miss from Europe almost every day. Being an immigrant is always hard because you not only have to get used to new things, but also you …

Travel

Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Portugal

By Magalí Zaslabsky Learn a few words in Portuguese All Europeans appreciate people who can learn a few words in their native language. In my experience, even knowing how to say helloand goodbye makes a huge difference to how locals perceive tourists. And Portuguese are no exception to this rule.  So, learn how to say a few courtesy …

Travel

Portugal: Where to Go and What to Eat

By Magalí Zaslabsky I lived in Portugal for a few months during my Erasmus exchange semester. (For those who don’t know, European university students do their study abroad through an initiative called the Erasmus program). I had many personal reasons to choose Portugal as my study abroad destination, but I wasn’t expecting to fall in …