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Katie M.

Teach In Spain Program + 4 Weeks of Spanish Immersion Spain
Hometown: Berwyn, PA

Katie is a 2022 graduate of Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. She earned Bachelor's degrees in Business Analytics and Spanish and was a four-year member of the women's basketball team. Now she is setting her sights on achieving fluency in Spanish in her time teaching abroad in Madrid!


5 of the Coolest Cocktail Bars in Madrid

By Katie M.

Walk into any bar or restaurant in Madrid and you’ll have all the typical drinks available to you- beer, wine, basic cocktails, etc. However, Madrid is also home to many... keep reading

How I Made the Renewal Decision and Plans for the Future

By Katie M.

Time is flying. It's already May, there's only a month left in the school year, and I have already had to make the decision whether or not to renew my... keep reading

Semana Santa in Italy: Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples and the Amalfi Coast

By Katie M.

I’ve been wanting to travel to Italy for a long time, so as soon as I decided to teach in Spain it was already a foregone conclusion that I was... keep reading

4 Invaluable Items to Bring With You or Buy in Spain

By Katie M.

In some ways, life in Madrid is going to be very different from what you're used to in the United States. Certain things that might seem unnecessary in the US... keep reading

A Day in the Life of an Auxiliar de Conversación in Madrid

By Katie M.

Curious what day-to-day life looks like teaching in Spain? Well, in this post I'm going to walk you through what a typical Monday looks like for me as an auxiliar... keep reading

December and January Travel: Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Philadelphia

By Katie M.

Happy New Year! In case you need any more convincing to take the leap and teach in Spain in 2023, here it is: you get three full weeks off from... keep reading

€1,000/Month Is Easier to Live on Than You Think

By Katie M.

One of the things that has surprised me the most about my experience in Spain so far is how fair a salary €1,000/month is. I didn't think that would be... keep reading

3 Lesser-Known Madrid Excursions to Add to your To-See List

By Katie M.

Between its numerous museums, parks, and shops, Madrid certainly doesn’t lack for things to do. Surely by now you’ve heard about beautiful Retiro Park, shopping along Gran Via, and the... keep reading

How to Spend a Day in Salamanca

By Katie M.

Something that I’ve really been looking forward to doing during my time in Spain is traveling solo. I picked Salamanca, the capital of the region of Castilla y Leon, as... keep reading

4 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Spanish Immersion Program

By Katie M.

Are you thinking about teaching in Spain, but can’t make up your mind about what program to choose? Well, as a current participant in the Teach in Spain + 4... keep reading

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