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Navigating Culture Shock: An American Girl’s Guide to Madrid

I’ve never considered myself “super American.” In fact, I even left the States to go to university in Canada. Also, I call “college” “university,” see? Still, I was struck by many aspects of Spanish culture that made me feel like a true foreigner. Though a large city like Madrid is inherently international, I’ve noticed some many culture discrepancies between […]

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1 Year 2 Suitcases: How To Make It Fit and Feel Fabulous

Hola amigos, I’m a little ways into my yearlong adventure in Spain, so I can speak retrospectively about my packing decisions, right? I honestly have to say that a huge stressor in preparing for this trip was planning what to pack. Of course, like any good student, I did my research on what would be appropriate to bring, as I had […]

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