• Career,  Spain

    The day I quit my job to move to Spain

    I finally did it – I handed in my resignation. I can’t overemphasise how momentous this decision has been for me! When I first joined my company 4.5 years ago I truly believed I would stay with them for 20+ years. I know that may seem crazy to some, but a company the size of mine has a lot to offer. Offices located around the world, resources to support extensive travel and training, a well recognised name… I figured it had everything I needed to continuously grow myself personally and professionally for many years to come. Life had other plans though. After many months of turmoil, caused by large-scale restructuring,…

  • Career,  Spain

    Dear World – I’m quitting my job and moving to Spain!

    If you had you told me, one year ago, that I was going to quit my promising career and move to Spain this year – I would have laughed. Yet here I am doing exactly that. Or planning to anyways. I’m still teetering at the edge of my decision – feeling a stimulating mix of excitement, anxiety, hopefulness and disbelief. All at the same time. I’m no newcomer to moving. I have lived in seven countries already and moved within them countless times too. This time it feels different though. This time it feels like an adventure with no certain outcome. It’s the first time I am taking full responsibility…