The chilly weather in Belgium was no match for bikini season. I waste no time, because I immediately want to see what Spanish dating life has to offer. I open up Tinder and get started. I am having too much fun. I leave him on read and take a much-needed nap.
A few minutes after I arrive, the most beautiful, tan, tall, muscular man walks in. I think I start drooling.
Alonso has a thick accent, and I wish my Spanish was better so I could impress him a little bit. I took French — not very useful in Spain. I wake up to a WhatsApp message from Alonso. I respond with a winky face and head to orientation. A few minutes later, Alonso messages me and asks if I want to meet up. I am exhausted. I madrid Alonso, and we dance at a bar that plays music from a record player. My group meets up with people from another program at our university, and we bar-hop until we end up at a dating. Alonso and I dance until a. I wake up late due to our long night at the club.
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Thank god for shutters because I slept through breakfast and lunch. My friends and I pregame for what feels dating forever, and we finally go out around midnight. My friend got us a table, and when we walk madrid my jaw drops because this place is so humongous. And crowded. We get to our table, and they put pink wristbands on each of us. We take numerous shots of tequila.
My professional opinion is that it tastes better in Spain but still, overall, not great.
We talk about his degree in political science and my time in Madrid. Then we go to the bottom floor to get closer to the DJ and stage and start dancing. A bit later, Marcos and I go to find my friends.
By the time we make it back, only a few people from my group are still there, so Marcos and I go back to my residence. We walk outside to devise a plan dating get inside. We wait for the doorman to go on a smoke break and then run inside. After sprinting upstairs, our adrenaline is high. Marcos puts on a reggaeton playlist. At around a. I wake up, swear off tequila, and sleep the rest of the day.
We talk for a bit about his work at the stock market in Madrid and how finance can be so interesting. He also asks for my Insta handle, and I wait for his follow request. He quotes Machiavelli in his bio. Automatic red flag. I get out while I still can. I have madrid extremely bored since ghosting Alonso and Marcos.
Time for my next indulgence. In the middle of the movie, he leans over and grabs my hand and starts doing that cute thumb thing. The rest is history.
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Spain is a beautiful country with beautiful boys everywhere you look. My Spanish is improving already. Wednesday, p.
Thursday, a. Friday, a. Saturday, a. Saturday, p. Sunday, a. Sunday, p.
Monday, a. Monday, p. Tuesday, p.
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