Ok, so I'm not sure if the phrase "Holy Toledo!" is a reference to Toledo, Spain, but it might as well be. With the UF in Madrid program, we have the opportunity to travel outside of Madrid and explore Spain through daytime excursions. Our first excursion was to the beautiful, historic city of Toledo. The … Continue reading Holy Toledo!
Last weekend, I was able to visit the incredible city of Barcelona with a group of UF students. We spent the first afternoon checking out some must-see tourist spots: La Sagrada Família, the Barcelona Cathedral, as well some pretty streets, parks, fountains, and shopping areas. While those sites were beautiful, the experience that I will … Continue reading Weekend In Barcelona
Everyone says that studying abroad is an incredible experience, and they are absolutely correct. I’ve been in Spain for 5 days now and I am loving every minute in this country. Nobody warns you about the first day, though. The biggest surprise upon arrival was the lack of English-speakers. After exiting the airport, I had … Continue reading First Impressions
Mary is a University of Florida student studying abroad this summer 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? I am a Junior Marketing major with a Theatre minor. Have you traveled abroad before? If so, where and for what … Continue reading Mary: Summer in Madrid