France & Friends

Well, I’ve been meaning to get back to France for a while now. And now, I’ve done it. I still haven’t gone to the most mainstream of places: Paris, but it doesn’t bother me too much, as it seems like everyone ends up passing through there at some time or another. I was bummed that […]

GuiZhou Continued

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After spending all night eating delicious local food, playing MaJiang, and jumping in the river we had to wake up and be on the bus by 8:30 am. Now we were headed from the Miao village to Bamengshui for lunch and a museum. The lunch was extremely nice, we ate upstairs in a private room, […]

GuiZhou Travels

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My trip to GuiZhou (贵州)was a trip that I will never forget. I remember waking up that Monday morning and being excited that I didn’t have school for a whole week. Little did I know I had much more to be excited for. That morning me and a group of classmates left school with our […]

The Lows of Study Abroad

March has been a pretty weird month this year. Past March’s have been full of birthday celebrations, tennis, and spring break. This March my birthday still came and I did lots of fun things with lots of fun people, but it felt a lot of people. I hit my low point.  Low point is just […]

Climate Change in Spain?

I don’t know firsthand how the weather is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, right now, but in Madrid it is hot. Well, I guess it’s not like hot hot, but it certainly is unseasonably warm. I could actually have written this blog a month ago and it would still have been correct. Since mid-February, the sun […]

New Semester at Carlos III

I don’t remember if I talked about how planning for, registering for, or actually going to classes is at la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (uc3m), but if I did, I want to say some things again and give another overview of some things to expect coming to this particular university, and maybe other people […]

Lisbon / Lisboa

The nice part about having Friday off is that you can travel on Thursday evening, do fun things Friday, and have a 3 day weekend. The bad thing about having Friday off is that if you don’t plan anything then you’re guaranteed to waste an entire day. Having a 3 day weekend every weekend is […]