Paris: how I survived with hand gestures, Spanish and facial expressions of shock and confusion

~The trip started off interestingly enough when the flight got delayed several hours with the threat of being completely canceled because the cargo workers went on strike. But what's traveling without a little chaos, right? So, flying out about 2 hours later than the original departure time,we set out to Paris, "The City of Love." …

Bienvenidos a Barcelona … I mean Badalona! Same thing, right? WRONG

Ladies and gentlemen I am in SPAIN! The "patria!" What a feeling! Ok so I'll stop with the exclamations now and tell you how I really feel. But first, a little break down of my trip. I'm here as an au-pair, meaning that I am living with a family and I teach English to their …