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

El Sabor de Sevilla

I Love Rosa I woke up this morning….afternoon…in a hurry because Rosa wanted to go out for lunch! For anyone who knows me at all, you know this is my all time favorite activity. So I got dressed super fast and we went out. We strolled until we got to the place Rosa had selected.

It’s like riding a bike

A few things about Sevici…. Okay so here’s the deal. Sevilla has a fantastic bike system that’s super convenient and really fun…but it also has its challenges. This is for to anyone who plans on using the Sevici system in Sevilla, or anyone who wants to be thoroughly entertained. Before scanning your card at the

First Impressions

Here I am in Sevilla, and it is more than I could have ever imagined it to be! So much has happened so far, so I’ll start at the beginning.. I left Sea-Tac at 5:45am on Tuesday, August 28th and arrived in Chicago where I met the group for the flight to Madrid. I was

FLAMENCO!

When I was first looking at doing the Semester in Spain program I noticed the pictures of the girls in traditional flamenco dresses with their hair and makeup done and I instantly thought it looked like fun, but I didn’t know if I was going to do it. Once I arrived and we started to

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