Munster Blog post #1

If my time here is as good as the gelato i’ve been eating (every day), then i’m in for a real treat. Münster was not what I was expecting, but what ever is? At times it’s quite warm, and the next day it will be raining all day. Aside from the occasional dull weather, Munster…

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Verano Espanol-Beane

My absolute favorite thing that I did during this entire trip was probably the Candelario trip. At first I was a bit hesitant but once we arrived I knew it would be a perfect weekend away from the busy life of the city where I could just relax and just life. I took so many…

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Thigpen

My favorite place over the past six weeks  that I visited was Barcelona. It was very beautiful and it is on the beach. It was a fun city with a lot to do. We were able to visit La Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. I loved the atmosphere of Barcelona and the people were very…

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Final Blog Verano 2014-Metzger

Morgan Metzger Cultural Events List and Final Blog 26/06/14 Cultural Events: 1. Museo del Prado 2. Museo Reina Sofia 3. Mercado San Miguel 4. Mercado San Antón 5. Amarte Cabaret 6. El Teleforico 7. Real Madrid contra Atletico/ Celebración despúes en Plaza de Cibeles 8. Weekend trip to Sevilla/ Cadiz 9. Museo Arqueológico 10. El…

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Verano Español-Fink

This summer, I had the opportunity to spend 6 weeks in Madrid, Spain. It was a great experience and I got to travel all over. I think my favorite place I went was Barcelona. Barcelona has everything a person is looking for when they are traveling: beaches, fun nightlife, good food, great people, history and…

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Chachi visits el Museo Reina Sofia-Tancil

5/22 : Museo Reina Sofia This was the second cultural activity that we participated in on our trip to Spain that allowed us to visit a significant landmark in Spain, the Museo Reina Sofia. This was said to be the first of the holy trinity of museums in Spain so I was eager to finally…

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The Lion King-Jung

Last night, June 26, I was lucky enough to get the chance to see “The Lion King the Musical.” Oh my goodness… it was amazing, fantastic, and incredible. However, the best part was, it was all in Spanish and I finally realized how much I actually learned on this six-week trip. From the time I…

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Sevilla-Cooper

I’d have to say that one of my favorite parts of our time in Spain was visiting the city of Sevilla! I only got to spend a weekend there, but it most definitely made a lasting impression. The city is older, with narrow cobblestone streets and cathedrals and buildings that are centuries old. I absolutely…

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Day Trip to Toledo-Martin

On one of the last Saturdays I went 30 minutes by train south of Madrid to the small, traditional town of Toledo; and for only 20euro. Being the famous “City of 3 Cultures” (Christian/Arab/Jew), Toledo is one of UNESCO’S World Heritage Cities and still maintains its Middle Ages layout. The hilly streets are cobble-stoned, the…

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Barcelona-Gladden

My favorite activity I did while in Spain, was spend a weekend in Barcelona.  The city was everything I imagined and more from the amazing Gaudi architecture to the most beautiful church I’ve ever seen.  The La Sagrada Familia in person was one hundred times bigger and more extravagant then I expected and the fact…

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