Within my SOL program, I have a Spanish class for three hours every morning. I chose Advanced I, but before starting the program, I had no idea how my Spanish level would be evaluated. However, I discovered that Advanced I would be a review of most of the verb tenses, plus a little bit of … Continue reading You learn something new every day
Saludos de Heredia, Costa Rica. I have officially been here for almost two weeks now, and it’s even better than I imagined. I arrived on Saturday, June 23rd after a flight cancellation, changes for both flights, and only running on about two hours of sleep. Sure, I was completely exhausted but the key, according to the Ticos, is to drink mucho café. Also, for those of you who do not know, I am going to be a senior at the University of Evansville in the fall. I am a double major in Spanish and International Studies, so I am lucky enough to be on my second study abroad experience. However, this one is completely different than the first.
For example, it is my first time living with a host family and believe me, it’s a wide gap between basically living in a boarding school and living with someone you…
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Today marks the one month anniversary of arriving to Spain. We said goodbye to those in the one month program with a despedida dinner and tapas. After this month, we split from the program and are no longer together for excursions and cultural activities. We spent much of the month of June doing planned cultural … Continue reading El Fin del Primer Mes
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Finals and the end of the semester are quickly approaching, so in today’s post I’m going to talk about cafés throughout Granada- some with wifi, some with gf treats & others with amazing coffee. Why cafés? They’re great places to study and spend time with friends! If you’re interested in places with wifi or places open on Sundays, look for the bolded terms. Hint hint you’ll probably find me at some of these places during finals week…
- By far my favorite coffee place! Super rich coffee, kind owner, and away from city center. ⛾ CLM students- it’s in the Realejo barrio on the way to Edificio K 😊
- Toma Té Pan
- This is an absolutely adorable café that I have fallen in love with to study and relax. The owner is super nice and the smoothies are delicious, plus, there’s wifi!
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One of the most fun activities I've gotten to do so far was taking a tour of downtown Heredia. My roommate and I live pretty close by, so we can definitely do some more local shopping during freetime. I enjoyed shopping for fresh fruit at the local supermarket. Afterwards my group and I got to … Continue reading Exploring The Heart of Heredia