Tag Archives: study abroad

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…

Tips for European travel

Travel Tips from a First-Timer in Europe

Let me start off by saying that I am completely under-qualified for posting a blog about traveling in Europe. What I do think I am capable of is writing about…

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…

JCC Spain Immersion

Finding and Maintaining Immersion

¡Hola from la beautiful ciudad of Valladolid!  These primera few semanas han been increíble. That greeting probably makes no sense to most people, but I’ll get to that in a…

Exploring Spanish culture in Valladolid

There is so much to say about my time here in Spain I don’t quite know where to begin. My first week was spent adjusting to the time difference and…

London skyline

The Best Things in Life/London are Free

Well, it is officially spring break for the Foundation for International Education in London, which also means that the semester is now half over. To say that the semester is…

The Best of Barcelona and more!

Love at first sight must be real because I fell in love with Barcelona the first day I got there. I went to Barcelona with the intention to see my…

London pub

Do You Fancy a Pint?

When you think about the iconic parts of London that define the city, Big Ben, the London Eye, and the red double decker buses are usually among the first that…

Ciao from Venice, Italy

Hello! Today marks two weeks that I’ve been in Venice, and I still can’t believe that I’m here! I’ve been so busy since I’ve been here that I’ve hardly had…

Church in Scotland

School in Dundee, Scotland

I just finished my second week of classes here at the University of Dundee in Dundee, Scotland. It’s hard to believe how fast the time is going by. Classes are…