Category Archives: Study Abroad

Luci with Abuela Cristina and Joli

The Adventure Goes On…

Have I already been home for a week, back to reality and away from my Spanish life? Unfortunately, it is true. I cannot believe how fast time flies. I am…

Blake Peterson at a beach in Spain

United Cultures: Facilitators of Awesome

Over the past two and a half months, fellow student Luci Sena and I have been keeping you up to date through blog posts and pictures of our many different…

Semana Santa procession in Spain

I’m Going to be Cliche: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

APRIL ALREADY!? You know what they say, “time flies when you’re having fun!” So it’s cliché, but it really sums up my time here in Valladolid, Spain. In January when…

Children make Father's Day cards in classroom

So Much to Celebrate!

I have had a very fun past couple of months, and I can’t believe that I only have less than a month left here in Valladolid. These past few weeks,…

Sopa de cocido, Spanish soup meal

Caution: Reading This May Cause Mouth to Water

Food. Where can I even begin? I love food; I am legitimately passionate about food. Eating is one of life’s greatest joys. I know that for a fact. Therefore, one…

woman working in La Espiga bakery

Culture Shock (Noun)

Close your eyes for a moment. Oh wait, I take that back…you have to keep them open to read this blog post. METAPHORICALLY close your eyes and imagine you are…

Luci teaching students

Teaching: A Learning Experience

It’s hard to believe that I arrived in Valladolid two weeks ago already! Let me be cliché and say that time flies when you’re having fun! But really, what an…

map showing the plane's route to Brussels, Belgium

THE DAYS AFTER THE VORTEX: SUNY Model European Union Edition

JANUARY 5TH, 2014 The Swedish and part of the Polish delegations from Jamestown Community College were scheduled to embark on a journey that was said to be “the trip of…

front of cathedral in Valladolid, Spain

New Experiences!

Every once in a while, you have a day where you try something new. Whether it is a new type of food, looking at a math question in a different…

Groups of students and teachers smiling

Mussels in Brussels!

Over winter break, a great expedition took place. Six brave JCC students battled the polar vortex, flew across the ocean, and arrived alive and intact in Brussels, Belgium for the…