Hola, Bulls… good. Fighting… good. Bullfighting… epic! Now before everyone starts jumping up in rage in the name of animal rights just let me tell you a little about bullfighting first. Contrary to popular belief bullfighting is more than just some “barbaric sport”, it is an art; and although the bull does die in the … More Olé!
Hola, Real Madrid has won the championship for the 11th time! Whether you go for Real Madrid or not, or even if you are not a soccer fan, this is big news if you live in Madrid! Real Madrid vs Atlético de Madrid in a championship match, home team vs home team! One thing you need … More Hala Madrid!
Hola, Segovia, home to many great things such as the great pig dish Cochinillo, the cathedral in which Queen Isabella was Crowned, and it is even said that Walt Disney got his inspiration for Cinderella’s Castle form the Alcázar of Segovia. This past Friday the Accent team of Madrid took us on an excursion to this ancient city … More Segovia
Hola, There are many impressive things in Spain such as famous castles, food, bullfighting, beautiful beaches and many more! One of the things that really stood out to me was the metro. The public transportation here is unlike anything I have ever seen. Everything about it is interesting; just watching all the people and the … More Ants
Hola, When it comes to royalty, Madrid is far from disappointing, In fact it is probably one of the most royal-feeling places I have been to so far in my travels. Luckily for me this little adventure today after work is about a 100 meter walk from work. It is none other than the Royal Palace … More Palacio Real de Madrid
Hola, It has been just 2 days since the official midpoint of the program. The study abroad program I am in lasts 120 days total, the equivalent of a third of a year. A third of a year that I am not spending with my loved ones. While being abroad is filled with many adventures and … More Home for the weekend
Hola, There’s work, then there’s work in Spain. Based on what I have seen and experienced so far I must say that the work ethic here is rather odd. Now I am not saying it is bad, I am simply saying that it is different than what I am used to. Growing up in the … More Working in Spain