Tag Archive: culture shock

You actually have to study while studying abroad?! – study abroad pt. 4

– Obviously, I was glad to return to Spain.  Now – Barcelona.  La capital! Unfortunately, the academia of the trip was catching up to us; the week we were to stay in Barcelona… Continue reading

McDonald’s in Morocco – study abroad pt. 3

– Leg three:  Morocco.  That’s right – Africa.  Africa seems significantly more foreign and intimidating than Europe.  We boarded a ferry for the open sea and tried to hang on to our breakfast.… Continue reading

Beaches, buses, bars. – study abroad pt. 2

– Next stop:  Málaga, a city on the Mediterranean Sea.  Three days turns into three weeks, where our UD congregation stayed in the Malaca Instituto, a mini-university dedicated to teaching people of all… Continue reading

¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? – study abroad pt. 1

– What comes to mind when you think of grilled cheese?  Toasted bread, Kraft singles…though in my house I was much more partial to Sargento colby jack.  In Spain?  Nada.  Grilled cheese, or… Continue reading