Author: mavila

My Last Full Day in Madrid

Hey Everyone! The time has come. I am leaving Madrid and going back to the US tomorrow. This is crazy to think about. Just four and a half months ago I was leaving my...

The Spanish Grading System

Hi Everyone! As the semester comes to an end, and it is finals season I wanted to talk about the differences between UMD’s and the Spanish’s grading system. I go to Universidad Carlos III...

Spanish Food

Hey Everyone! If you have been following my blog posts, you will know that I have been studying in Madrid, Spain this past semester. Having been here for about 4 months has forced me...

A Weekend in Iceland

This past weekend I got the opportunity to travel to Iceland. This was by far my favorite trip so far. This country is so different than the other European countries, which adds to its...

My Last Full Month in Madrid

Hey Everyone!   It is crazy how much time has gone by and how it is already mid-April! I remember taking an Uber from the airport to my apartment back when I first got...

Spring Break in Egypt

Spring Break in Egypt

Hey Everyone! For spring break I decided to go to Cairo, Egypt. My roommate is actually Egyptian and she was coming to Egypt to visit her family for spring break. She invited us to...

Madrid: Time is Flying By

Madrid: Time is Flying By

Wow. Time is flying by. Weeks here go by so much faster than they do at home. I think this is mainly because of all of the traveling that I have done from week...

What I have learned so far

Hi Everyone! It is crazy how its been a month since I got here.  Madrid is such a beautiful city, and I can honestly say that I am so glad I chose to study...

Madrid Here We Come!

Madrid Here We Come!

Hi Everyone! My name is Mariana and I am a junior double majoring in finance and marketing. This spring semester, I am studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. I chose to go to Spain since...