How to: Study abroad in Spain

Thinking of studying in Spain for a semester? Or a whole year? About to start your exchange program? Or perhaps you've already started but haven't quite found your groove? I've come up with a list of tips, tricks, advice and all things 'Studying on exchange in Spain'. Don't worry, I've gathered very insightful information from trusted … Continue reading How to: Study abroad in Spain

Being the ‘International Student’

(In a non-english environment) Now I understand. I'd like to take this moment to apologise to all of the international students who I was short with, who I was impatient with and even to those I never gave the time of day. I am sorry. I am an international student. I am an international student in Spain. … Continue reading Being the ‘International Student’

6 ways to overcome homesickness

“It's important not to let your homesickness prevent you from enjoying the travel experience.” Don’t worry. No te preocupes. You’re not the only one who gets a case of homesickness every now and then. It’s completely normal and there’s nothing wrong with it. Acknowledge that it’s okay to feel this way and take the initiative … Continue reading 6 ways to overcome homesickness

My first month in Madrid

Yep. Been here for one whole month. Pretty sure it feels like I only just landed a few days ago, but alright. Actually, it feels like the same rush of emotions I experience when I realise that my high school graduation wasn't yesterday and that I've been in university for three years (going on four). … Continue reading My first month in Madrid

Madrid in just over 2 minutes

Just to keep you guys in the loop, here's a video montage that Michaela made of some of the sights we saw during our first week here (Once I settle and find my groove I'll update you guys!).   Til my next post, Besos para ti xx

¡Madrid, Encantada!

These past three and a half days have been insanely jam-packed. sorting out a local number apartment hunting (!!!) walking tours soccer ordering food in spanish meeting friends of friends mojitos I am absolutely exhausted! We have seen 11 apartments in the last three days – pretty sure we’re burnt out. We’re done. *continues to … Continue reading ¡Madrid, Encantada!