Sol Education Abroad is honored to be ranked the #1 "Top Study Abroad Provider" in the 2014 Study Abroad Rankings just released by Abroad101 and StudentUniverse. SOL's Costa Rica program was ranked #1 in the "Top Study Abroad Programs" category. Upon hearing the news, SOL founders Brent Hunter & Esteban Lardone said, "When we started … Continue reading SOL voted the 2014 Top Study Abroad Program in the US
As a part of the Sol program, we do a weekly guided cultural activity with our program director, German, and the rest of the students in the program (roughly twenty). For the first week, German took us around El Realejo. El Realejo is the barrio (neighborhood) around our school CLM. Realejo translates to royalty in … Continue reading Excursions with Sol – Tours and Tapas
This past Saturday, my SolMates and I embarked on one of our many provided excursions- Los Cahorros. A public bus picked us up in Granada, and the ride was less than 30 minutes! The hike begins in a small pueblo outside of Granada called Monachil. It is beautiful as it is situated in the Sierra … Continue reading Los Cahorros- Sol Excursion!
Today marks the two-week mark that I have been in this wonderful city of Granada, Spain. To open, it is absolutely breathtaking. Granada is located in the south of Spain in the province of Andalusia. Nearly every building is a testament to the richness of culture and history that has taken place here. The architecture … Continue reading Bienvenidos a Granada!
A bit of background on myself: I am 20-year-old architecture student double majoring in Spanish. I've been studying Spanish since I was 13 years old and am absolutely set on making it a part of my career in the field of architecture and construction, and this trip is my first time out of the country. … Continue reading Why You Don’t Need to Know a Foreign Language to Communicate in Another Country