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Phil Charter
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Not Quite Seven Years and Not Quite in Tibet - Guest Post
A good friend of Tall Travels tells us about his experiences teaching and volunteering over the last twelve months. I worked with Guy in Mexico, met him again in Colombia but haven't seen him since! You can read more about his latest project in Indonesia  h...

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5 things I learned travelling in Portugal and Galicia
If want to know everything about the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Iberia then a Trip Advisor will probably give you a better idea of what it's like than I could. However, I can say that I found Portugal a colourful place, with very warm and educated...

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How to learn a language
  What's the one thing you need to learn a language? . . . I'll tell you at the end of class. To be honest, you should have guessed it far before the last word of this piece, but it is become something that I consistently remind my students, and myself abou...

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Teacher Spanglish
As cultures intermingle, Spanglish is here to stay (Brexit and The Wall aside). People talk how they talk . . . and there's no changing that. This time, I examine my very own Spanglish, the words and phrases that come to mind instead of the correct ones in ...

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Flash in the pan
This time last year, I was just starting my journey with writing. Even with the new jobs, three moves and visiting eleven countries, I did it. I wrote. Now I am a writer. As a relative beginner, I still feel uneasy saying this, but as sure as eggs is eggs -...

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The year in numbers
Another busy year is coming to and end, but instead of bombarding you with a lengthy review of 2016, I thought I'd give you a few numbers to consider. 20   - The number of Tall Travels blog posts this year. This is significantly less than in previous years ...

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Adventures from the classroom 26
May is going to be busy. I've got the parents visiting, writing submissions , exam season, the Cordoba fair, immigration admin, a summer job to prep, and one month trip to plan. After all that, I hope to remain an EU citizen so I can keep working in Spain! ...

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I am proud to say that my short piece has been published by the always excellent Flash Fiction Magazine!

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Short trips in the North of Spain?

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Weekend Wayfarer 3
Since moving to Pamplona in September, I have been settling back in to life in Spain. I've kick started my exercise (kick boxing), upped my output of Spanish (Castellano) and even penned a few thoughts ( 2016 writing focus ). What with the new job , there h...
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