Category: Spain

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Introduction

Hello, My name is Marisela Juarez and I am a junior at USFSP. To say that I am feeling excited about this trip is an understatement. Studying Spanish in Salamanca, Spain will offer me the most amazing and educational setting for the subject. As a Hispanic myself, I hope to become fluent in the language ...

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time flies

Today is my last full day in Spain. Early tomorrow morning I will be en route to Berlin to travel with my father who I have not seen since December. As excited as I am to see him, I cannot help but feel an overwhelming sadness as I pack my bags and say bye to ...

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Tourist in my own home

Since I arrived in Oviedo, I almost immediately felt like it was my home, and therefore did not go out and do many of the "touristy" things in my small city. As my time in Spain comes to an end, I am not trying to cross of as many of those "touristy" things as I ...

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art art palace art (and other Paris hacks)

Hello again blogging world I am back from a very lovely spring break. I first went to Jerusalem, Israel, where my brother lives, and then together we went to Paris, France. quick list of things we did: Eiffel Tower free (fee to go up) Arc de Triomphe free (fee to go up) Musée d'Orsay free with European student ...

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Who needs a classroom?

This past week was unique in that I did not attend my regular classes. Instead, La Casa de Las Lenguas program offered different workshops, talleres, for the students to attend everyday. The talleres range from cooking to dance to practicing conversational Spanish! My taller was botánico, so I got to walk around Oviedo and learn about the different ...