& that’s a wrap folks!

A month ago, I packed all my belongings into 2 suitcases, said my goodbyes, and headed to the airport in Oviedo. Feelings of anxiety, nervousness, and accomplishment flooded my entire mind. The journey back to Jamaica had me thinking and reflecting on the past 4 months I had spent in Spain. It definitely was not an…

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Blog #4- Regan Gunter

I am back from my spring break trip in Greece! It was really great to spend time with my mom…I think it was exactly what I needed to ease my homesickness. Nevertheless, it was really hard to say goodbye to my mom. The memory even brings tears to my eyes as I am typing this….

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El Tiempo Vuela

I KNOW you have probably read something like this before… “I cannot believe the time is flying” or “Where has the time gone?!” I promise, there’s a reason why. EL TIEMPO VUELA. I really cannot believe this is my second to last blog post and that I have exactly 13 days left here in Oviedo….

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Blog #2-Regan Gunter

When I first got to Spain it felt completely surreal. After traveling so long, I hauled my heavy bags to a taxi and was brought to a hotel. I slept until the next afternoon and was greeted the next day by Lauren, who is also here in Oviedo. I am so thankful that we were…

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Sangria counts as fruit, right?

About two weeks ago, I traveled to Barcelona where I met up with 3 friends from Mexico who are studying abroad there. What can I say? I think I found my retirement city. Barcelona is one of the most beautiful, vibrant, and diverse places I’ve been to. From the moment I stepped outside of the…

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Nueve Semanas

9 weeks since my last blog post? WOW! Time really is flying over here. I still find it hard to believe I have been in Spain a little over 2 months. We are halfway through the semester and already, I feel so accomplished! Where to begin? Let’s rewind a bit to the beginning. The first…

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A Little Jamaican Girl with Big Dreams

Currently, I’m sitting at my gate at JFK airport, emotionally, physically, and mentally exhausted. Excited? Most definitely. Scared? Heck yeah. Not to sound pessimistic, but I cannot help myself from thinking that I was crazy to embark on such a journey thousands of miles away from my home. In my eyes, I’m just a 20-year-old…

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Final days

Hola! After our ‘Semana Santa’ or what we used as a spring break, we stayed local and just enjoyed time with other students at the university by doing day trips places and going out and doing fun activities. We had a bit over a month left when we realized that this could be the last…

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Semana Santa- Scandinavian version

Hello to those who are reading ! I am currently on “Spring Break” which in Spain they have easter week off. Calling it “Semana Santa”. I decided to travel during this break instead of staying in Spain, even though this is one of the best weeks to be in Spain. I decided to pack my…

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Oviedo2K18

¡Hola! We are about halfway through the semester? Where did the time go? Michael Dennis and I are enjoying our life here in Oviedo. We have conversation partners that Rollins set us up with. Our conversation partners are twins and they are pretty crazy. We enjoy spending the time because they are a social duo,…

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