July 17- Home from New Zealand

I’ve been back in the States for a few weeks now and it’s been bitter sweet. I’ve missed my family, my home, and Florida’s summer heat for months- so it’s good to be back. But I really just miss it. I miss the life-long friends I made, my ridiculously messyat (but not the kitchen- which…

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July 14th- Back in the States

It is now July 14th and I am very happy to have spent the 4th of July in the United States of America. I returned from my study abroad experience Monday night this week after six weeks of studying high performing organizations in Pau, France. The second portion of the semester we took a course…

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Visit to Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

One of my favorite cultural activities that we had to complete was going and visiting the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, the home of Real Madrid. Being able to visit the stadium of one of the best soccer teams in the world was incredible. We started the tour walking through the Real Madrid museum, filled with past…

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Shopping in Madrid

One of my favorite things about being in Madrid has been the ability to explore European and Spanish fashion. After wandering through the many streets filled with shops and boutiques, I have found that the fashion here is quite different than that in the United States. Something I’ve observed about European fashion is that their…

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Experiencing Madrid

Experiencing the amazing country of Spain for the first time was an unforgettable experience rich with a deep culture. Studying outside my own familiar country and immersed in a brand new culture started out as quite an adjustment. First, being surrounded with only the Spanish language, both in school and with my host, was a…

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Candelorio

I must say these past six weeks in Madrid have been very interesting and fun! I learned a lot from the program and I really appreciate Rollins for allowing this opportunity. The last three weeks of the program was filled with more food and traveling. One particular city that I loved was Candelorio. The city…

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Verano Español — Barcelona

Throughout the second half of our program, there were so many great cultural activities and places I saw, but I think the most memorable place I visited was Barcelona. There was so much to see there that I definitely need to return some day to see the rest of the beautiful city. One of my…

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Verano Español

Throughout the second half of our program, there were so many great cultural activities and places I saw, but I think the most memorable place I visited was Barcelona. There was so much to see there that I definitely need to return some day to see the rest of the beautiful city. One of my…

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