The travel bug bit me during my first summer of university. I had four months of freedom, so rather than apply for a restaurant job in my small (albeit beautiful and quaint) hometown of Port Perry, I applied to teach English in Madrid, Spain. I managed to become an Au Pair for an ah-mazing spanish family, who took me in, and allowed me to travel around Spain with them in exchange for teaching their three children English. I fell in love with Spain, and it will always hold a special place in my heart.
Following that summer, I couldn't really just stay at home, so the next two summers were sp... full info