Tag Archives: International

Soria, Spain

Hasta Luego Valladolid and My Family

Building new identity During this internship, I barely felt that I’m from Japan. Due to my work, I always tell people that I go to a college in the United…

La Plaza Mayor de Valladolid

Country Roads, Take Me Home

It is hard to believe that just a couple weeks ago I was still in Spain, it feels like much longer. The day after arriving back in the United States,…

Cassidy and friend stand on dock at beach

Home Away From Home

Wow, has it truly been half a month since I pulled away from Valladolid at 5 a.m. in the morning on a giant coach bus with tears in my eyes?…

valladolid architecture

Toda aventura empieza con un sí: Valladolid

Coming from a small corner within western New York, curiosity to explore beyond my home has always been on my mind. My interest in different cultures, languages, and people has…

Cassidy next to fountain, and with host sisters

Valladolid is the place to be!

To take a multi-faceted experience composed of people, emotions, food, and smells, to name a few facets, is a challenge that writers have been attempting to do well for centuries….

Ouran stands in busy New York CIty square

My experience as an international student at JCC

My name is Ouran Yingkeyoufu, an international student from China. My major is mathematics, and I’m very interested in it. JCC is an amazing campus along with motivating programs and…

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…

The skyline of Valladolid, Spain

The Adventure Begins!

Hola Everyone! This is Luci blogging for the first time in Valladolid, Spain! Blake Peterson and I have officially begun our 90 day stay in Valladolid for our internship as…

pizza hut and pizza in China

American Food with a Chinese Twist

China and the US are obviously different countries. If you doubt this, I refer you to a map. That said, there are still some striking similarities between the States and…