Snapping Back to Reality
Jul25

Snapping Back to Reality

Stepping off the airplane in Atlanta was one of the most bittersweet feelings I have ever experienced. On one hand, my mouth was watering at the thought of purchasing hot Cheetos after a month and a half without them. On the other, I knew I was truly going to miss Spain. I had fallen in love with the country and the culture; I knew coming back just would not be the same. I don’t speak Spanish, I don’t eat nearly as much...

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Summer in San Lorenzo
Jun30

Summer in San Lorenzo

Getting off the plane from Atlanta to Madrid was one of the most exciting and nerve racking things I have ever done. What will the school be like? Will I meet friends? Will I even be able to communicate with these people for a month? Questions like these and many others raced through my mind as I walked to baggage claim. Little did I know, the best month of my life was just beginning. On our trip, we lived in San Lorenzo de El...

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So… How do I Pack Again?
May23

So… How do I Pack Again?

As I sit in my room a little over twenty-four hours¬†until my flight, I reminisce upon the past few months of preparing for Spain… or at least thinking about preparing! While I believe I have been planning for the trip since December, my “preparation” has actually¬†been spent daydreaming about Spain’s breathtaking architecture, vibrant culture, and, of course, mouth-watering tapas. Little did I know, planning and...

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