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My British Accent Needs Work

At the end of my journey in Spain, I hopped on a plane to London. Thanks to Mr. Jim McClenahan at the College of Business at UNR, I was able to tag along with the Nevada Global Business Program for the weekend. Nevada Global Business is open to all Business majors not only at UNR,… Continue reading My British Accent Needs Work

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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!

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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

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Dragonstone?

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?

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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One Week Down!

It has officially been one week since taking my first steps in Bilbao, Spain. I cannot begin to tell you how fast this week has gone, and all of the landmarks I've been able to see in such a short amount of time. I have finally been able to get into a daily routine. I… Continue reading One Week Down!

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Culture Shock is REAL!!

I don't even know where to start. I've been off the grid the past few days due to issues with the WiFi connection. WOW, I didn't realize how addicted Americans are to their phones until now! Upon arriving in Spain, I had no means of communication between my family or friends for two solid days.… Continue reading Culture Shock is REAL!!