Casi en Casa

Casi en Casa

Prior to my departure to A Coruña I google’d pretty much every aspect of life in this new city – the place I would call home for the following 9 months. With every search my anticipation, and excitement grew. To my amusement I found a traveller’s blog that described Coruña as the ‘Spanish Brighton’ (a […]

Muxelka Volunteers´Theory

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EVS Project “Muxelka Volunteers´ Theory” APA María Casares del IES Elviña APA Xanela del Colegio María Pita Asociación Cultural Muxelka A Coruña, 01.10.2016 – 30.06.2017 “Muxelka Volunteers Theory” was initiated by Asociacion Cultural Muxelka together with APA Xanela del CEIP María Pita y la APA María Casares del IES Elviña from A Coruña, Spain. The […]

Gran Canaria: The Miniature Continent

Gran Canaria: The Miniature Continent

  It is really nice when you meet volunteers who live in the other parts of Spain, especially when you can get to those places really cheap. I was lucky to meet a German girl Lynn who stayed in Las Palmas, and since I found a really cheap flight, I decided to go there. Las […]

Call for EVS Volunteers in Muxelka

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Muxelka is looking for EVS Volunteers in 2017! We are not looking for experienced volunteers but those that would learn a lot during the service in a given receiving organization. Apart from personal motivation of volunteers our requirement is volunteers’ strong will of learning Spanish language after selection procedure successfully ends.  Knowledge of Spanish will […]

The Lost Kingdom of Al-Andalus

The Lost Kingdom of Al-Andalus

Mollina – Antequerra   My journey started with an EVS training that took place in Mollina, a village close to Antequerra. It was nice to meet some new people, volunteers from all over Spain, but the fun part was to present Galicia with volunteers that I had already met during our On-arrival training.     […]

It’s snowing in Galicia…

It’s snowing in Galicia…

  After all the warnings and talks about Galician weather, it has finally arrived. Lots of rain and wind, but also days of dry, cold wind. And what to do in that weather? Eat churros, listen to a philharmonic concert, and the best of all, enjoy hot springs!! There is a first time for everything […]

Portugal: Meu amorzão!

Portugal: Meu amorzão!

My days in Portugal just coudn’t fit in one post, so I dedicated one post to food, and this post will be about the places that I’ve seen, and there were many   PORTO   Porto or Oporto was love at first sight. I went there to visit my Portuguese friend who I had lived […]

Food journey through Portugal…

Food journey through Portugal…

17 days of Portuguese cuisine – as Joey from Friends would say ”A moment on the lips forever on the hips!”, but I would add – a really good moment on the lips:)   BACALHAU or CODFISH The popularity of cod fish is associated with the Age of Discoveries, since the salted cod fish could last […]

Nature vs. City

Nature vs. City

  MONTE  PINDO Home, sweet home! I know it’s not a mountain, but still a hike to the top was the nicest outdoors activity that I’ve done so far. Some parts even reminded me of some Croatian mountains, but I really loved the rocks, which are quite different from white carst in Croatia. The shapes […]

All about nature…

All about nature…

  How to describe Galician nature? The forests and the ocean?! There is a saying  “A picture is worth a thousand words”, so maybe it is best just to see some of the spots Galicia has to offer… Let’s start with the ocean.. What’s really impressive here is the scenery of the estuaries or Rías, […]

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