food

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

Off the Beaten Path: Street Food (Rome)

Off the Beaten Path: Street Food (Rome)   New York Times Best selling author, Ken Follett once said, “hard work should be rewarded with good food”! Truer words were never spoken. A year of tests, essays, and powerpoint presentations can be daunting. However, the excitement of beginning your travels with Abbey Road Programs, should ...

by Staff, Imani Bashir

3 Exceptional Restaurants in Seville, Spain

3 Exceptional Restaurants in Seville, Spain 1. Taberna Coloniales This gem is on the corner of a side street across from the cathedral. If you’re looking for a break from your host family’s cooking, this restaurant is the place. The tapas are delicious but relatively cheap, and the staff is very fun. Not only is the food great, but the ...

by Staff, Kristen Smith

5 Must-Have Foods in Southern Spain

5 Must-Have Foods in Southern Spain   If you’re studying abroad or spending some time in Spain, it’d be pretty hard to not come across these classic Spanish dishes. You can find them in the majority of local restaurants, and your host family will definitely have these prepared for you. Enjoy them while you can! And if your host ...

by Staff, Kristen Smith

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try

Brief History of Gelato in Italy and What Flavors to Try Source: https://pixabay.com/en/italy-gelato-ice-cream-food-943481/ One cannot be in Italy without having gelato at least once per day – although some of the extremists among us might push for once per meal. While there is as yet no official accord dictating this, it is, in my ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Wondering What to Eat While You’re in London?

Wondering What to Eat While You’re In London?   When people think of London, what usually comes to mind? The Tower of London, Big Ben, the British Museum, and Buckingham Palace – generally these are the big landmarks that people would list. But for anyone that thinks more with their stomach – as only the best of us do – their ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Being a Vegetarian Abroad

Being a Vegetarian Abroad One of the most exciting parts of studying abroad is discovering a new culture through its local cuisine. But if you’re vegetarian, the idea of eating in a foreign country might seem a little bit scary. Being a vegetarian abroad, you might be wondering if you’ll be able to eat a nourished and balanced diet, and ...

by Staff, Andrea Abbate

When Fish Fly

By Abbey Road student blogger, Marissa Muller This evening, I went out to dinner with a friend to my favorite restaurant in Austin. It is a sushi restaurant that is unbelievably good. If you are like me and do not live near the coast, it can be hard to find good sushi. The fish just isn’t as fresh, and sometimes you can even taste the ...

Merci, France

I have finally enjoyed the pleasure of going to French beaches - and they are even better than I thought! The water is perfectly cool and clear; the big rocks on the shore double as a hot rock massage as you lie out in the sun- c'est parfait! I could spend hours and hours floating in that water, and hopefully I will throughout the course of ...