I have less than a week to go to Costa Rica and I just can’t wait. I’m so excited to have this opportunity….Heredia here I come………… Advertisements
https://rosemerrygree1279.wordpress.com/2018/03/15/granada-and-granadillas/ Want to know the difference? While some Solmates are in Granada Spain, another group of us studies abroad in Costa Rica. We went to Nicaragua the first weekend in March and got to visit a city with the same name but its own unique culture. Heres the link to the post. 🙂 Granada and Granadillas
Wooo this coming week is midterms week! Here’s a survival guide: STUDY. Truly. In most classes here, the midterm and final are large portions of your grade Don’t worry too much though!! If you study, you’ve got this. 📑📚 Find a study budy 😊 Find someplace you can study well… Cafe, library, your room Get… Read More Midterms!
Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I have celiac disease. What does this mean? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease. It can occur at any point in a persons’ lifetime- some people are more susceptible than others (other autoimmune disorders, genetics…), but overall the cause is unknown. I can’t consume products containing wheat… Read More GF food tips- Granada, Spain
Hola a todos! Last week was a whirlwind- here’s a recap with lots of pretty pictures 😊 On Monday, my friend Caroline and I took a picteresque hike through Sacromonte to the Mirador de San Nicolas right before sunset. It was absolutely phenomenal… We took lots of pictures, ate sandwiches for dinner, and enjoyed the… Read More Weekly update!
Hi everyone! So, this week has been a week of classes, more classes, and…intercambios! What’s an intercambio? An intercambio is when native speakers of different languages who are also interested in learning other languages get together to practice speaking and comprehension. For example- I’m a native English speaker learning Spanish, and I spoke with native… Read More Intercambios!
Costa Rica is a country of Pura Vida however, we’ve certainly been busy! https://rosemerrygree1279.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/life-in-heredia-and-excursion-highlights/ Life in Heredia and Excursion Highlights
My walk on the way to school Hi everyone! So, last week was our first full week of classes. It was a bit stressful, but relieving to fall into a schedule again. This weekend, we travelled to Sevilla and Cordoba (future blog post). Tonight, I’m going to catch up a bit on daily life and… Read More Catching up…
What’s it like to live in Spain? Here’s a snapshot of my daily life 🙂 streets of Granada There are murals everywhere! Don’t drink from water that says ‘agua no potable’ so many places to discover… Natural resources are incredibly important and quite expensive in Spain! Granada has been in a drought for about a… Read More Daily Life
It has been just over two weeks since I have arrived in Costa Rica to live for the next three months with a host family and study at the local University Latina de Heredia. Therefore, it’s high time I introduce my lovely tico family. Our home is filled with a lot of love, laughter, and… Read More Mi Familia Tica
A lot has happened since I have arrived in Spain on the 22nd: multiple flights, a great seat partner on the long flight- buen viaje Sergio if you’re reading this!- meeting my host family and roommate, orientation, ending up sick, and discovering the hermosa ciudad de Granada… Granada from above Madrid lit up… Read More La primera semana!