Spanish, Study Abroad

Being Braver

When I set out for Europe at 20 years old, I didn’t know I could make it on my own. I was surprised how solo travel prepared me to advocate for myself in life. When I traveled alone, I was faced with central decisions. Where would I eat, drink and sleep? Decision-making muscles got exercised, […]

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Study Abroad

“Know Thyself” –Delphi Temple, Greece

Who am I? We can take decades to answer this fundamental question. In order to find ourselves, we must make decisions and take risks. Traveling, working, and studying abroad compress this experience. Each moment in another country is a mirror where we can see ourselves as we are. Food, lodging, sightseeing, socializing, and language choices […]

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¡Bienvenidos! Welcome!

Supergringa in Spain: A Travel Memoir Hi, this is Supergringa. Don’t travel with a mountain of suitcases like I did (7!). Grab your fake flamenco, a pair of Levi’s and hit the road! What’s Fake Flamenco? Don’t leave home without it! Need real flamenco? ¡Olé! Carmen de las Cuevas Granada  

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