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Rome-ing Charges May Apply…

What would be your definition of a thoroughly enjoyed international experience?  Does it involve visiting a certain amount of countries?  Learning a new language?  Savoring the delicacies from as vast an array of culinary delight as possible?  I suppose these … Continue reading

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I rode a lion and a dragon

Greetings friends from the soakingly wonderful green land of Ireland!  I have been looking forward to writing this post and sharing with you the first half of my two week European extravaganza extrordinare!  With the semester just about finished (with … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Life

My break has officially begun.  Yes, no more classes, no more assignments or projects to turn in, no more tests (well, just one more French test in January), and no more dealing with the disfunctionalism of the Spanish educational system!!!  … Continue reading

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No pasa nada

For those of you who do not speak Spanish, let me say that the title of this blog has come to be one of my favorite parts of the entire Spanish culture.  If I were to sum up Spain in … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Month Before Christmas…

I will remember of what real life smells, of onions and diesel smoke. Continue reading

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Git’ er done

I have a confession to make: my life has been very normal the past couple of weeks.  Well, as normal as it can be given the fact I’m studying architecture in a foreign country all while enjoying the beautiful, sunny … Continue reading

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Liquid Language

Over the past month or so that I’ve been blogging, I’ve done my best to try to relate to you my experiences, my struggles, and my excitement while on my Journey of Spanish Awesomeness.  But sometimes, like this morning, I … Continue reading

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“Kaw-Kaw-Way-Tay”

I just reached the one month milestone in my epic study abroad journey three days ago, and I feel the need to take the time to reflect a little on both the latest events in my life as well as … Continue reading

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Towers, Tigernuts and Insane Assylums

As my classes have not yet started, I have had large amounts of time to familiarize myself with the beautiful city of Valencia.  I find it amazing that Spain’s third largest city, and a beautiful one at that, is so … Continue reading

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Spaniards vs. Americans

Yes, I know the title sounds like your average nationalistic American, but just give me a second to explain my thoughts.  This is my first time traveling out of the country so its a completely new experience for me, living … Continue reading

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