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The home stretch…

My days left in Sevilla are numbered.  I seriously can’t believe that I’m leaving this Sunday.  Wait…what?  I feel like I just got here.  Remember this? How the time flies…I know I will be leaving on Sunday with mixed emotions.  … Continue reading

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Mi familia me visita!

Long story short, it was SO great to spend time with family this past week.  Don’t get me wrong; I’m usually excited to see my family.  But, I don’t think I have ever been so excited to see them, especially … Continue reading

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A glimpse of Paris

This weekend, we were in Paris for a total of less than 48 hours.  Given that we were there for such a short period of time, we really tried to fit everything in that we could!  Although, even before leaving, … Continue reading

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London

I seriously had such a great weekend!  Not only was I in a great city, but I also got to spend time with one of my best friends, Molly.  As I mentioned earlier, she is studying abroad in London this … Continue reading

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Roma!

Rome was definitely much different than I expected.  Peaceful, romantic, and quaint images came to mind when I pictured Italy prior to this trip.  Rome was indeed beautiful, but it was far more touristy than I thought it would be, … Continue reading

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Florence

Thursday was All Saint’s Day, so we didn’t have university or EUSA classes. WIN!  Added bonus of not having class: getting to leave for Italy a day early.  I guess, sometimes, you can have your cake AND eat it too … Continue reading

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Time to breathe

Molly visited this week!  She is studying abroad in London this semester.  She and her three friends had a week-long fall break during which they traveled through Italy and Spain.  So, all four of them were in Sevilla from Tuesday … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Waffles, and Beer: Bruges & Brussels, Belgium

We spent the last three and a half days of our trip in Bruges & Brussels.  We quickly learned upon arriving that Belgium is known for five things: 1) chocolate 2) waffles 3) french fries (not invented in France!) 4) … Continue reading

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Amsterdam

I guess I didn’t have any expectations for what Amsterdam would be like since I really didn’t know anything about it before we left (bad, I know.  I really should have done some research).  But, even if I had high … Continue reading

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Barcelona

Amelia, Maggie, Elisabeth, Emily, and I got to Barcelona late Thursday night and we didn’t check into our hostel until after 1am. Although that is considered early in the night for Spaniards, it was late for my old grandma soul. … Continue reading

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