Espanniversary: How I've Changed Over One Year in Barcelona

By Kayla Anderson

Let’s start at the beginning. August 19, 2017: I’m sharing a bed with my mom, phone light furiously glowing at 1am as I read and re-read ITA Alumni stories regarding teaching English in Barcelona. I’ve never been to Spain. I studied design at University and have $2,000 in my bank account. I don’t know a lick of Spanish.

My one-way flight to Barcelona is 10 days away.