If I am being completely honest, the past two weeks have been an emotional roller- coaster. One day I am feeling on top of the world and absolutely adoring every moment, the next I want nothing more than to just hug my family. While I will not bore you with the details since I have … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: The People You Meet
In the past month and a half, I have been blown away by the efficiency of the public transportation systems in Spain. For day to day life in Granada, I am fortunate enough to only have to use my two feet. For weekend travels though, my favorite way to get to another city is taking … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: Utilize Public Transportation
Hello Everyone! Long time, no see. I apologize for my brief absence. The week prior was finals week and I wanted to dedicate all of my free time to my studies. Nonetheless, I am back and have lessons to share. Finals week in another country is an experience to say the least. I had four … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: Conquering Finals Week
I am sure you just read that headline and immediately thought, "But, you're in Spain? What could possibly be wrong? People would do anything to be in your shoes." While everything in that statement is one hundred percent correct, I promised you all at the beginning of this journey that I would be honest with … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: When Reality Hits…
Glorious Granada https://www.flickr.com/photos/150458713@N07/35074206295/in/dateposted-public/ After arriving in Granada, I cannot help but feel as though I am staying in one of the prettiest places in the world. The locals boast that it is one of the few places where you can see snow and sand in the same day. Depending on the direction, you can take … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: I see London, I see… Granada? (Part 2)
If I had a dollar for every time I have said "Wow" or "This is amazing" in the past week, I would be rich enough to quit school and just travel the world for the rest of my life. While this past week has had its challenges, I am in awe of the beauty and … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: I see London, I see… Granada?
Hello Everyone! For those of you who missed my introduction post, I am Emalyn Deak a second year English and Spanish major at the University of Florida and you are about to join me on my study abroad journey to Granada, Spain. In these posts, I desire to present honest emotions about studying abroad and … Continue reading The Study Abroad Adventure: Pre- Departure Preparations