Posts Tagged ‘Spain’


So it has been a few weeks since my last check-in. Let see what is going on…

I went to Lagos, Portugal two weekends ago with a few friends. What a gorgeous, touristy place…but so gorgeous. It rained a little bit during our stay, but not enough to dampen (no pun intended) our spirits! The city is so small that you get from one side to the other after a 10 minute walk. We tried some delicious foods, enjoyed a nice boat road around the bay, and I even took a dip in the ocean. It was chilly, but fun to do regardless.

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Posted by on October 25th, 2010 No Comments


I have been in Spain for about a month now and I must say that this is the place to retire. Everything closes on Sundays except cafes and bars, everyone takes a siesta in the afternoons, and there’s never a rush to do anything.

My program orientation took place in Madrid, where I saw some amazing museums and got to see Spain’s capital in all its glory. From there, we took a bus to Toledo, Spain’s old capital, and saw some great architecture. From there, we got to Seville, where my program is taking place.

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Posted by on October 3rd, 2010 No Comments