Bailando bajo las Setas by Kirsten Olson

What was your most rewarding experience/moment in Spain? One of the most rewarding and honestly influential moments from my time in Sevilla is when we gathered as a school to dance Sevillanas* under Las Setas* and in la plaza. Sevillanas is the traditional and native dance to Sevilla, so I truly felt part of the

¿Cómo se dice, um, um…err, uh…?

¡Hola a todos! So I’m here to share a few things about my first week here in Sevilla, Spain. Warning, if you see these three dots, “. . .” it’s because I can’t think of what word to say in Spanish or English! Don’t laugh, but that’s one unexpected side effect I’ve had here. I’ll

El Roi, ‘The God Who Sees Me’

When people ask me, “how’s Spain?!?”, I find myself not really knowing what to say. You know those plastic ball pits you find in kiddie jungle gyms/human hamster cages? That question makes my brain take a jump into one of those, where each ball represents a different thing that each of my senses has experienced.

Community Learning and Fellowship: How I Engaged in Another Culture Abroad

Hi! My name is Brooke Brodeur and I’m a junior from Taylor University studying Spanish education, TESOL, and intercultural studies and missions. I’ve dreamt of coming to Spain since I was in elementary school, and I’ve looked forward to Semester in Spain since I changed my major freshman year. It’s such a blessing and a

Sevilla: Ciudad Llena de Creatividad

As I reflect on my dearest memories in Sevilla, Spain so far – the ones that make my heart smile – I have come to realize the mark of a truly great city: human creativity. This one, more than any other I have visited, brims with creativity that ignites passion and hope in its visitors.

Hair Salons for Black Students in Sevilla

Elizabeth from SIS writing here today. If we’ve never had the chance to meet, I’m SIS’s Coordinator of Recruitment, Marketing & College Relations or, rather, the person you talk to if you have questions about what a Semester in Spain would look like for you! February is quickly coming to a close but we believe