The tradicional festivals of Spain are abundant and a an extraordinary experience. This past weekend I ventured to the south of Spain to Sevilla for Feria de Abril, which translate to the April Fair. It´s a celebration where women wear tradicional "gypsy" dresses, men wear suits and ties and everyone dances Sevillana, a style of … Continue reading Feria de Abril
If you walk into a Cerveceria, or Spanish bar, and they don't give you a small tapa, you're doing it wrong. Tapas, or small plates, are a Spanish staple that is usually free. Now, I'm not talking fancy little appetizers that are extremely complex, think more fresh bread with some meat on top, or a … Continue reading Más Tapas!
March is the month of visits here in Madrid. Friends back home are on Spring Break, we have a couple vacations during March, so sure everyone come on over to visit. My boyfriend, Ryan came to visit me last week during UF's spring break. I can't explain how excited I was to finally see him … Continue reading Visits from Home
Being away from home is hard, especially when you are in a foreign country without any of your friends. Being away from your comfort zone and being sick is even worse. Unfortunately I've spent these past few days sick and in bed. As soon as I realized I was sick, I wandered to a pharmacy, where I … Continue reading Estoy Enferma
I said my goodbyes and made it to Madrid. My mom and I cried in the airport. It was hard to leave my family for five months, but I have planned this trip to Madrid for years and it was finally my time to go. It still hasn't hit me that I get to stay in … Continue reading Finally in Madrid.
Angela is a University of Florida student studying abroad this Spring in Madrid, Spain. If you want to learn more about her program, click here: UF in Madrid - Business. What is your year and academic concentration? Junior Journalism minor in Spanish. Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and for what purpose? Yes. I have … Continue reading Angela: Spring in Madrid