To Madrid…and Beyond!
Jun19

To Madrid…and Beyond!

Lisbon. Barcelona. Sevilla. Rome. Budapest. Morocco. What do all of these places have in common? I’ve been there! It was always my dream to study abroad as an attempt to quench my thirst for travel, and I chose Madrid to be my home base for the semester, a place to call home. I have my favorite coffee shop, I know where the best restaurants are, and I’ve claimed a studying tree at the local park. But one of the best parts...

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Spanish Immersion
Apr22

Spanish Immersion

In the weeks leading up to my semester abroad, I had a a lot of worries running through my mind, but above all, I was nervous about “culture shock.” It seemed as though I couldn’t escape that term, as warnings flew at me from every direction whether it be my parents, former study abroad students, or academic advisers. I started to think that living in another country meant every part of my daily life was inherently...

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