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Diamond W.

Teach In Spain Program Spain
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Diamond is a registered nurse from Philadelphia.  She is a gregarious, bibliophile, and gardener who gets bored if she's not being challenged or learning something new. Diamond enjoys listening to other people and engaging in meaningful conversations, which helps her form deep and sincere connections with the people in her life. She is rarely without a smile or her contagious laughter.


Tips on Solo Female Travel

By Diamond W.

Female travel solo smartly

Time Flies, What did I achieve?

By Diamond W.

Looking back at my first post and the goals that I had set out for myself, curious to see if after a year they were accomplished!

And The Winner Is...

By Diamond W.

Looking Back As the school year ends and the journey back home looms over my head, I’ve had some time to reminisce and ponder these past ten months. The people... keep reading

The Controversy Behind Continent's

By Diamond W.

The Shock One day I was assisting in teaching a geography class. This was a personal challenge in general because geography is my Achilles heel. Nonetheless, the teacher was in... keep reading

Culture Shocks

By Diamond W.

After living here for eight months, there are days where I feel like a local. But there are other days I feel like a long term tourist, which in a... keep reading

Idioms: It’s an Art Afterall

By Diamond W.

The exchange At my school we had the pleasure of doing an international exchange with Italian and German kids. One week, Italian kids came and were matched up with Spanish... keep reading

Melanated and In Madrid: My Experience as an African American in Spain

By Diamond W.

As a brown skinned African American woman teaching English in Spain , I was very well aware of what I may or may not come up against when I moved... keep reading

Sick While Abroad

By Diamond W.

One of the scary things that can happen while abroad is getting sick. But it happens, so how does one deal with it? I am happy to say that for... keep reading

The Search for an Apartment (may the odds be ever in your favor)

By Diamond W.

For many participants in the aux program, this was their first time finding a place to live and their first time living on their own . I happened to fall... keep reading

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