How to work in Spain if you hate the idea of teaching for a living

Cat Gaa Blog, Hospitality Jobs, Living Abroad, Money Making Travel Jobs, Odd Jobs, Spain, Teaching English

Admit it, you’ve seen it: images of Spanish people picking through dumpsters, the shells of housing developments that won’t be finished anytime in the near future, the mugs of greedy politicians who steal from the poor to stuff their own fat wallets. While Spain’s economy is making a slow recovery, it’s made finding a job extremely difficult, though not impossible. …

Traditional Balsamic Vinegar Making in Modena Italy: the Balsamic Cook

Turner Blog, Destinations, Europe, Italy, Jobs Completed, Odd Jobs, Videos

Just so we are clear: I love balsamic vinegar.  In absolute terms.  No pre-nup necessary. Americans in general have sort of a silent love affair with this Italian concoction. We indiscriminately douse it on top of our olive oil and dip our little bread it at Italian restaurants and spatter it all over our salads until the leafy greens are …

Pizza making in Rome

The Italian Pizza Maker

Turner Italy, Odd Jobs

No, no, no – you have to roll it smooth. Nice and even across the marble. Not rough and hard like that. Smoooooth…[pushes roller gently across the dough] You mean like how you should touch a woman? Yes, yes – something like this. Okay. I have no idea what you are talking about. And this is how the training went. …