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Spain is…

Spain is…

Spain is…. Heat. Color. Family. Music. Art. Tapas.  Parques y  pájaros. Sangría y siestas. Community. Culture. Language. History. All of this, and more, make up the rich cultural and literal landscape that is Spain – and in particular, Sevilla. What strikes...

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My first week in Spain is complete!

My first week in Spain is complete!

My first week in Spain is complete! It has been such a pleasure to explore the sights that the beautiful city of Sevilla has to offer. After a night of rest in my host mom’s lovely apartment, welcome week commenced with orientation the following morning. The ICS...

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My Amazing Experience Abroad

My Amazing Experience Abroad

One month. Four weeks. 32 days. 768 hours. In this short amount of time, I have travelled more, seen more, experienced more, and said ‘yes’ more than I did during my entire Spring semester in college. After my study abroad was cancelled due to COVID, I was offered...

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Scoping Out Andalusia

Scoping Out Andalusia

February in Seville, four weeks into the semester. This first month has been filled with a lot of exploring. So far, I have seen many different sides of Andalusia. From checking out the historic Roman remains in quiet Italica to walking around the bustling city of...

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Waffles and Chocolate

Waffles and Chocolate

Here I am! Sitting in Mascarpones which has been the social hub for my friend group for the past few weeks to the point where all the camareras (waitresses) know my name and order! Un café con leche y tostada de jamón. Mascarpones is an ice cream...

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Welcome Week Spring Semester 2020!

Welcome Week Spring Semester 2020!

Traveling abroad can be somewhat of an intimidating event to actually pursue. Those of us that have finally ventured out of our comfort zone can relate to the feeling of arriving in a foreign place and not having the slightest idea how three months in this country...

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And So It Begins

And So It Begins

Finally! My only thought as I stepped off the long chain of flights to Seville. Finally, I had arrived in the city that I had decided upon, prepared for, researched and studied for months. Finally I was going to start my classes, my new routine, meet my new friends...

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Until Next Time, Seville

Until Next Time, Seville

As the end of the semester approaches, I often find myself reflecting on the past three months I’ve spent living in Seville. The memories I’ve made, the people I’ve met, and the places I’ve been to are all permanent fixtures in my heart, never to be overlooked or...

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The Gem of Andalusia

The Gem of Andalusia

In the words of Alejandro Dumas, Granada is “more dazzling than the flower and more flavorful than the fruit it is named after, like a virgin lying in the sun.” From October 25th- 26th, ICS fall 2019 students had the pleasure of experiencing the beautiful Andalusian...

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