Tag: Spain

Kiss Kiss, Vale?

I’ve learned a lot about the Spain over the past few weeks, from the history to the language to the culture. Here are some of the cultural differences I’ve found and hopefully this will help you act like a local if you ever decide to mosey on over to Spain! Personal Space DOES NOT Exist ...

New Country, Quien Es? Vale?

Bienvenidos! Welcome to my first blog post! My name is Maya and I’ll be your guide into the dual city study abroad program to Madrid and London! Our first stop is Madrid, Spain! This beautiful city never fails to make me smile. From the second those wheels skidded across the airport runway, I knew this ...

Bar-the-lona

I don’t know if you’ve heard the new song Barcelona by Ed Sheeran, but it describes the city in 3 minutes and 11 seconds. Unfortunately, our arrival to the city was less than welcoming but once we settled it was everything I could have wished for. When we got into Barcelona, we thought that our ...

Coming Home / Reflection

Hi everyone, This is my last blog post. I’m just going to reflect on my study abroad experience. My term abroad has been such an incredible experience. My hopes and expectations were  set extremely high and followed me close-by coming into Madrid. Thankfully, I was truly not disappointed. The experiences I have lived here and the ...

Finals

Hello, It’s about that time of the year: Finals are coming! It’s bittersweet feeling. It means I have to take finals and leave Madrid, which is the bitter part, but it also means I get to go back home to my loved ones! First thing’s first, I have to get through these finals. Luckily, my grades ...

Study Abroad Tips

Hi everyone! I have been here for a little over 10 weeks now and it has been an incredible experience so far. I am content with my endurance and wanted to give some random tips to help you with your study abroad trip. I really hope this helps! Money – I brought about $400 in cash with me from ...

Raíces: Segovia

Hola amigos, I had a long weekend! There was no class on Halloween and the day after was All-Saints’ Days, a national holiday here in Spain. I considered taking a long weekend trip elsewhere in Europe but I ended up just staying home and relaxing for most of the weekend. I’ve been traveling almost every weekend, ...

Raíces: Universidad Nebrija II

Hi everyone, I want to dedicate this post to students considering study abroad at Nebrija. I will talk about the university, what it is like to study there and what my experience has been like thus far. I know almost all of my posts have been about my travels, so I hope to make this one more ...

Raíces: Andalucía II

Málaga Málaga is a port city 100 miles (160 km) south of Córdoba, about a two-hour drive. It is a beautiful city with amazing views, great food (especially fish) and nice people like everywhere else I’ve been in Spain. It was definitely worth the visit. Granada Granada is 78 miles (126 km) northeast of Málaga, ...

Raíces: Toledo

Hola amigos, This past Saturday, I took a day trip with City Life to Toledo. It was a nice trip to such a symbolic city. Toledo is an hour’s drive from Madrid. It was founded over 3000 years ago and was even the capital of Spain for several decades. It is a city filled with ...