¿vale? venga. ¡vamos!

Vale. Venga. Vamos. My roommate and I half-kidded throughout the semester that all you need to know in Spanish are these 3 words. But we were also kind of serious because you use and hear these 3 words all. the. time. But the real question is, what do they mean?   Vale – everything affirmative,

Prof Carmen Demonstrating Sevillanas

Check out this clip of Professor Carmen Suarez dancing the Sevillanas during a class break

Kayaking in Seville

Like most Acento students, I lived in the neighborhood of Triana during my semester in Seville.  Every day I walked over the Rio Guadalquivir on my way to school and saw people kayaking and rowing.  I eventually found out that competitive rowers and canoers come from northern Europe during the winter to train and practice

The World in Spain

It has been a week and a half since I returned home from my adventure across the ocean. I will say I was glad to come home, and even more excited to jump right into camp. So many people already have asked me what I liked the most in Spain, what I learned, etc. I

What a Day!

In this post, you’ll learn a little Spanish. See the bottom for help with the italicized words. What a blessing today was. Usually I won’t post every day, but today was too good not to share! We took a bus to a little church en un barrio de Sevilla. I was greeted with many smiles

Convenience and Comfort

A couple days ago I went to Encuentro, which is the youth group like meeting that my study abroad program does each week. We met outside in the Parque de los Principes. It was a beautiful day and one of the pictures that will stick in my head forever (snapshots as my roomie Ally would

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