Back in the States
Jul02

Back in the States

I have mixed emotions about being back in the States. When I first landed in Atlanta, it was strange speaking in English. I felt like I was going to get in trouble for not speaking Spanish! I have recently been catching myself speaking “Spain-glish,” when you substitute one english word for a Spanish word on accident haha. Since the majority of Americans are mono-linguistic, they do not like it when you slip up and speak...

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Warming up to Madrid
Jun28

Warming up to Madrid

Looking back now, my first day was actually pretty comical. However, it definitely was not funny at the time. I guess I’ll start with my flight from Atlanta to Madrid. I was extremely excited and a little nervous to finally be on my way to Madrid, Spain! (I was mainly nervous because I am slightly afraid of planes, but all went well!) We boarded the plane and were ready for take off! Or the passengers were at least, however, the...

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Preparation
Jun08

Preparation

I have been in love with the Spanish language since high school. I wasn’t too bad at speaking it either. However, my high school did not have a very good A.P. Spanish program. I knew that if I wanted to be fluent in the language, I would have to fully immerse¬† myself in the lifestyle. I knew that I needed to spend at least a month in a Spanish speaking country, but I didn’t know which one. Finally the opportunity arouse....

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