Tag Archives: Spain

Zoe Tyler stands in front of Spanish castle

Reflection on My Travels to Spain

Food, Family, and Experiences in Spain My second spring semester as a Jamestown Community College student started off in Spain. It was exciting for me because I’ve never left the…

Sydney at a castle in Spain

Returning Home from Spain

Saying goodbye and traveling back home In the past I had traveled, returned home and then said I felt homesick for the place I had been. Little did I know,…

Sydney and her host mom and one of her sisters and her friend at a local museum

Studying Abroad in Spain

The start of my journey to travel abroad through JCC Have you ever thought of going to a different country to learn about a new culture? I dreamed of the…

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….

JCC study abroad traditions

Traditions Shared

Three months have come and gone; after being home in America almost two weeks, I am sad to say I wish I could spend a little more time with my…

Spain at dawn

Time to Change

“When it’s time to change, then it’s time to change.  Don’t fight the tide, come along for the ride, don’t you see?” This inspirational quotation comes from one of my…