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

Life inside a Bob Ross Painting

Before studying abroad, the first things that came to mind when I thought about Spain were cobblestone streets, architecture, bullfighting, and churros. I have thoroughly enjoyed many afternoons spent wandering through the streets of Seville repeatedly getting lost and un-lost, or sitting by the river eating churros while watching the sunset. Although my adventures in

Extending the Family

One day at the beginning of the semester I was at Encuentro (a small program after school on Wednesdays where the students of my program get together to worship) when I noticed two people at the back of the room I didn’t recognize. I like meeting new people and making people feel welcomed, so I

Coming Home

A blog post about fall break by Grace Dummitt! It’s really hard to believe that we are more than halfway through the semester. As I get older, time seems to fly faster and faster. It seems like yesterday that I was applying for TCC Sevilla and figuring out my visa and packing up all of my

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