You are the BEST

If you’ve ever taken Flamenco lessons with Sylvia, you’ve heard her proclaim, “You are the BEST!” It’s an encouraging reminder that you are incredible whether you fail to curve your arm perfectly, say “Olé” on beat, or nail that last step. Sylvia constantly reminds her students that they are loved by Jesus, regardless of their

Checking off my Bucket List with SIS

I can finally say I’ve been to a beach after a 4-day trip to Lagos, Portugal! By the way, hello everyone! I’m Nay Mi Chele-Rhengboi and I’m studying public relations at Taylor University with a marketing minor. And yes, if you were wondering, my very first beach visit in my life was in Lagos, Portugal!

Let’s Talk Homesickness

The hardest part of being abroad is also the greatest blessing. It can be summed up in a single word:  people.  Okay, I know that’s vague. Don’t worry – I’ve got plenty more to say about this, so allow me to explain. Before coming to Spain for the semester, I expected to feel some culture

Spain Has My Heart

FIVE WEEKS OF CLASSES IN THE BOOKS! Somehow, I have managed to squeeze in trips to Gibraltar, Córdoba, Toledo, Madrid, and Cádiz…wow. So is this life as an SIS student? Not bad at all. Anyway, I’m Yasmine! I am a senior studying at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul and my three majors (yes, three) are

4pm Sevilla-Bound Bus, Seat 37.

Hey y’all! My name is Sarah Balkcom and I am from Memphis, TN. I study Biology, Spanish and Chemistry at Asbury University.  For me, these past 3 weeks have been filled with lots of challenges but also so many great adventures. This past week was probably the most challenging as I started to establish daily

Reflections

Greetings! My name is Averee Gumm and this week I have been pondering the many things I have learned on this journey, and I want to provide a bit of reflection on my time in Spain, as well as a small list of practical tips I hope will be helpful for anyone planning to embark

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