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Exchange Year Extended

While preparing to study abroad for a full academic year, I was pretty confident that about 10 months would be the perfect amount of time to spend in Spain. I imagined that once the school year was over I would be ready to come back home to work a summer…
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Reflections on a Year Abroad

About a month into the school year here at UGA, I still find myself adjusting back to my life in the states. It has been an exciting return that has kept me very busy, until recently when I took some time to myself to reflect on my experiences. I realized…
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Cold Feet

My experience in Spain changed who I am as a person for the better in so many ways. When I landed in Spain, I remember being terrified and wanting to turn around and fly back to the states. I was really nervous to be on a different continent without anyone…
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Typical Spanish Family Gathering

One weekend while in Zaragoza, I had the opportunity to experience a true, authentic, Spanish family gathering with my host family. Around 1:00 pm on a Sunday, we arrived at my family’s cousins house right outside of Zaragoza to swim and “eat lunch”. I knew from previous experiences that eating…
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Women and Wine

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to work for Aragón Exterior in Zaragoza, Spain under the great leadership of Sofía González. Aragón Exterior is a marketing corporation that specifically markets the goods created in Aragón, Spain. I was working with Sofía and her marketing team to market the Grenache…
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