WISW – Córdoba’s Roman Temple
Andalucía / Córdoba / Where in Spain Wednesday

WISW – Córdoba’s Roman Temple

One of the first big surprises I got when I initially came to Spain to study abroad was in Córdoba. We were walking around, having a tour of the pretty little city, when bam! This appeared around the corner:  It’s the ruins of a Roman temple. I guess I shouldn’t have been too shocked; after … Continue reading

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Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona
Andalucía / Carmona / Spain / Where in Spain Wednesday

Where in Spain Wednesday – Carmona

When I was living in Sevilla, I got to see tons of the lesser-known sights of the region, like the small town of Carmona.   Carmona historically has pretty extensive mix of cultures and religions, like a lot of Andalucía. Whoever was the current conqueror of the region just built their important buildings on top … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Spain’s Oldest Bullfighting Ring
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Spain’s Oldest Bullfighting Ring

One of the major perks of studying and traveling in Andalucía for a semester was that I got to see the stereotypical side of Spain – flamenco dancing, tapas, and of course, bullfighting!  This is the oldest bullfighting ring in Spain in Ronda, Málaga. Or at least that’s what the people there told me! There … Continue reading

Where in Spain Wednesday: Cádiz’s Beautiful Beaches
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Where in Spain Wednesday: Cádiz’s Beautiful Beaches

This week, I have a photo from another of my Spanish favorites – Cádiz. Cádiz is a beautiful beachside town in the south of Spain. It’s one of the oldest cities in southern Europe that’s been constantly inhabited. I went there for a weekend while I was studying in Sevilla, and the little town made … Continue reading

10 things I’ve learned from studying and living abroad
Andalucía / Barcelona / expat life / living abroad / study abroad

10 things I’ve learned from studying and living abroad

  As you may already know, I’ve had two study abroad experiences. The first was in Sevilla, Spain in the fall of 2009. It was a pretty awful experience, but I learned lots about the culture, travelled a lot, and improved my Spanish. The second was in the summer of 2010 in Barcelona, and was … Continue reading