The First Week

Some things about Sevilla: IT IS BEAUTIFUL. There’s a river (I cross one of the bridges every day to get to school). The buildings are old, ornate, and colorful. There are parks and gardens all over the city, and orange trees and palm trees are everywhere. Details make all the difference—there are hand-painted ceramic tiles

El Amor de Comida

photo by fellow student Jordan Wilmes) Una frase que yo he aprendido va “panza llena, corazón contenta.” Creo que esta frase va estar una que voy a repetir mucho porque yo he comiendo buenísimo aquí en Sevilla. Desde comiendo pescado y pulpo en la casa a comiendo postres de pan y chocolate a bebiendo café,

Serene Semana

For anyone who has ever missed a night’s sleep, my heart truly goes out to them. I’ve been fortunate enough during my time in Spain to have accomplished many feats of falling asleep. My first exhausting month in the new culture with the new schedule allowed me to fall asleep with the TV on down

La Vida Sevillana

It has a nice ring to it, wouldn’t you say?  After spending almost three weeks in Sevilla, I thought it might be time to share some of my daily life and experiences in one of the most beautiful cities in the world!   Home (La Casa) Family (La Familia) I absolutely love my host family!  I

La mejor identidad

Here is a bit of insight on one of the things I’ve been learning most about during this semester abroad….and that is, the idea of “identity.” Before leaving for my semester abroad,  I of course expected to learn a lot about the Spanish way of life, the culture, the language… what I didn’t realize before

School Outings

Every day I am here, I am more impressed with the Trinity/Acento program. Today in my literature class we walked the streets of Sevilla and read a story outside of the restaurant where it supposedly occurred. Then in my art class we walked to the “torre del oro” (gold tower) to see the architecture that we

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