• Relocation

    Thoughts on leaving friends behind when moving

    My move to Barcelona is coming up shortly – only 3 weeks to go! As I empty my cupboards, and pack my boxes, it occurs to me just how fortunate I am. I’m moving to Barcelona!  I have the opportunity to completely reboot my life again. To re-shape myself and my surroundings. To go explore what new experiences might be…

  • Life List

    My Life List

    I’ve been maintaining an active bucket list since 2012 when I originally started relocationjunkie.com. Since starting the list, I’ve bathed an elephant, been on a bungee jump, made my own pizza. I’m even moving to Spain this year – didn’t see that coming! Originally, I thought of a bucket list as ‘all the things I think I want or need…

  • 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…