Tag Archives: Madrid

Comida (Paul Krechel)

Food, like every country in the world is specific to its area. Spain is no exception. The number one ingredient used in almost everything is olive oil. At first this was difficult for me. I was used to having salads … Continue reading

Posted in Food | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Art (Paul Krechel)

Madrid is a city that offers numerous opportunities to view world famous art and architecture. Famous and intriguing museums such as the Prado, Thyssen, Reina Sofia, and much more allow students the chance to see the art they have learned … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Amigos! Amici! Vänner! (Alessandra Mendez)

Studying in Europe (Spain) has been an amazing experience! I love it here because there is so much diversity and so many people from other countries studying here as well. One of the things I love about being here is … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Identity, Educational Systems & Experiences, Language, Relationships | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Festivals (Paul Krechel)

Spain is truly vibrant and exciting when a festival rounds the corner. As Spain celebrated its independence this past month, people from all over the country came to Madrid to watch and take part in the annual representation and acknowledgement … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Culture (Paul Krechel)

I will say without a doubt that this experience has been quite the change for me. I think like all students who study abroad in a different country, you begin to acknowledge the immense differences between the host country culture … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Adjustment & Culture Shock | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cultural Adjustment & Culture Shock in Madrid, Spain (Alessandra Mendez)

I can’t believe we are almost to the halfway mark of our study abroad experience! It has been amazing and I have learned so much. This experience has definitely changed me for the better already and I cannot wait to … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Adjustment & Culture Shock | Tagged , | Leave a comment