Switzerland and the Mountain Hostel

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One of the many perks of studying abroad in Seville, Spain is the second spring break we get during the week of Feria which is a festival of April (this year in May). Two friends and I took advantage of this 10 day break to travel to Geneva, Interlaken, Munich, Prague, and Paris. Although all […]

My Culinary Adventure in Italy

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One of my favorite things in the world is FOOD. I love all types of food and studying abroad has introduced me to a bunch of new flavors and some new favorites. My most recent trip to Italy was most definitely a culinary adventure. I travelled with my family this week and we made it […]

Sevilla vs. Real Madrid

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You probably already know this, but soccer or as they say “fútbol” is a big deal in Europe, like a really big deal, especially in Spain. Knowing how important soccer is to the locals here in Seville, I just had to go to a game. After donning our Sevillan scarves, we headed out to the […]

Keep Calm Catalonia is not Spain

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This weekend my friends and I hopped on a plane to Barcelona. It’s funny how nonchalantly I can say that now. In the U.S., taking a plane anywhere was a big deal for me, but now it has become a very common occurrence. However, all these weekend destinations are anything but common. Every weekend, I […]

5 Travel Essentials

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One of my favorite parts of studying abroad is my weekend excursions to other cities in Spain and beyond. But with all this weekend travel raises the problem of what to bring. With most budget airlines, you can only bring one bag and honestly that is all you want. Traveling light is so much easier […]

Ireland and Back Again

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You know that feeling when you come home from a long trip? You are tired and hungry, and just can’t wait for your house to come into view. That feeling of familiarity and security that wraps around you when you step through the door and you finally exhale. I spent the weekend in Ireland which […]

Eyes Wide Open

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When I first decided to study abroad, I had so many thoughts and expectations on what I thought my experience would look like. Now that I am in Spain, my expectations and experiences have not always lined up. That is to be expected, studying abroad is throwing yourself into the unknown. Walking into unfamiliar territory […]