Culture

Last Week in Cadiz (Spanish class and more…)

Wednesday: Today’s Spanish class was pretty fun. Jaja we talked about how to say curse words in Spanish XD. In addition to this, we talked about taboo topics such as politics, death, and sexuality. It was cool to openly talk about all of these in a different country and see what the rest of the world’s opinions are. After our usual siesta, ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

Cádiz Adventures Continue …

Saturday Yayy it’s the weekend!! You know what that means? Day trips!! This weekend we went to Ronda!! It's about 2ish hours from Cádiz so get ready to sleep, listen to music, or read on the bus because you are going to want to get comfortable. Since we always leave pretty early in the mornings I’m so exhausted and sleep all the way on ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

Nice 2018 Experience Part 3

Today started as a normal day where we woke up at 8:30 for our 9:00 French class. We learned how to conjugate ER verbs in the passé compose and in the imparfait, and then we had to create two stories that were in the past. One of the stories had to be a truth and the other had to be a lie, and then we had to read the stories to the class and ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

The Last Full Week in Québec 2018(Citadel and more)

It is the end of our final full week in Québec City!! We had a great week, working hard in class to prepare a presentation, as well as having fun on our day excursions. The Citadel On Monday, after our major class was over, we went on an excursion to the Citadel. The Citadel is a fortress that was built by the British in the 1800s as a ...

by Student, Maddie L. , Providence, Rhode Island

The Beginning of 2018 Western Civilization Program

It is official! We are off and running on the Western Civilizations Abbey Road Trip for 2018! We all met in the airport with plenty of time before departure- giving us a perfect opportunity to get to know each other at least a little bit before actually embarking on our journey. After some icebreakers, name exchanges, and security lines, we ...

by Student, Hannah S. , Denver, CO

Classes and Excursions in Québec City

A typical week in the Québec City program at University Laval consists of class time balanced with exciting excursions! Business and Marketing Class: One of my favorite parts about my time here at the Abbey Roads Québec City Program has been the class I picked as my major. The business and marketing course has been something I look ...

by Student, Maddie L. , Providence, Rhode Island

Second Week in Càdiz

Hey, hey! Welcome to the second week of my Càdiz travel blog! Man, it's been a crazy fun-packed week and even more so, the weekend! In what you’re about to read, get ready to hear all about my weekend, but not just any old weekend where you veg out and stay in pj’s all day watching Netflix, no. These weekends are filled with day trips ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

First Week in Càdiz

¡Bienvenidos! First week was a success!! Cádiz is so incredible as the week went on, I just fell more in love with the people, food, and the beauty of everything. I love how everyone here is so close to one another, you can walk everywhere, and just the whole vibe in general. As you (reader) are following me on my journey via your ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

My Journey to Cádiz

Por fin, ¡he llegado en Cádiz! Aka I have finally arrived!! I can't even begin to tell you how excited I was to get here, meet my host mom, and just see what the southern tip of Spain was like. Before I get you too hyped up let me backtrack for a second and tell you about my crazy journey because that's what its all about right? The ...

by Student, Asha H. , Kansas City, MO

Reverse Culture Shock and How to Cope with It at Home

NOTE: *Make sure to check out the first post in this series– “Culture Shock and How to Deal with It Abroad” – if you haven’t already!* After returning home from my semester aboard in Italy, I could not wait to tell my friends and family all about my travels and experiences. When I got back to Idaho, however, it seemed like no one ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho