Buen Camino!

Tarzan The Hunger Games Indiana Jones A Bug's Life All movies that I can easily relate to the Camino de Santiago. Over the course of 5 days, I walked about 73 miles through the Spanish countryside, forests, and small dilapidated villages. For this blog post, I would like to split up my experiences for each… Continue reading Buen Camino!

País Vasco, te voy a extrañar

The day has come. As I sit in my room, with my bags packed, avoiding studying for my final tomorrow, tears start to form in my eyes. My journey in the Basque Country has come to an end. Here, I have learned how to be independent and that is something I will take with me… Continue reading País Vasco, te voy a extrañar


If any of you are Game of Thrones fans, you will love this. I personally do not watch the show, but after hearing that there was a hiking spot near Bilbao called San Juan de Gaztelugatxe that portrayed Dragonstone Island in the show, I was all in. This past Sunday, a couple friends and I… Continue reading Dragonstone?

Viva España!

Remember I said I wanted to make this blog not solely about myself, but rather about the people I meet along the way? I must say...I have had a plethora of interesting experiences during my time here in Spain. Weird things tend to happen to me when in a group setting, and it's something different… Continue reading Viva España!

Mess with the Bull and You Get the Horns

Looking at the calendar, I am realizing that I have been living in Spain for three full weeks. Time is a nonexistent concept here. Each night as I get ready for bed, I think to myself "Wow, today went by really fast." It makes me stop and cherish each moment I am here because I… Continue reading Mess with the Bull and You Get the Horns

Una Excursión Perfecta

Our Summer USAC group in Bilbao decided to take a midweek break yesterday, which I am totally okay with. All 30 something of us students hopped on a bus and were taken to San Juan de Luz, France (Saint Jean de Luz in French). Translated into English, this means Saint Juan of the Light. It… Continue reading Una Excursión Perfecta

A Weekend in Lekeitio

Thanks to my host mom, I spent this past weekend exploring the city of Lekeitio, which is a small, coastal town between Bilbao and San Sebastian. My host mom grew up in Lekeitio which has a population of about 7,000 people. Two of her three daughters own houses in Lekeitio as a vacation spot during… Continue reading A Weekend in Lekeitio