Sevilla Pastry Crawl (una vez más)

Here I go again, making another pastry crawl blog post. This is really just to show off all the yummy sweets I’ve been eating here, but if anyone happens to head over to Sevilla, they should definitely try these places. I’ve only been here four months, but long enough to have my default cafés, so this one was almost a struggle to find the perfect cafés. I had to get out of my bubble a little bit, just so I could show my adoring blog fans about all the cool places to go in Sevilla. I present to you: Sevilla Pastry Crawl (Part 2)! Continue reading “Sevilla Pastry Crawl (una vez más)”

My favorite person to travel with

So while looking through blog ideas from the International Program at the University of Iowa (where I send in my blogs every couple weeks to share my crazy experience), I found a question that I could immediately and easily answer, but I wanted to save it for the last big month of travels. The question is:
Who’s your favorite person to travel with, and why?
And the answer is (*drum roll*)… Continue reading “My favorite person to travel with”

Thanksgiving in Sevilla

It was a rainy and cold weekend for Thanksgiving this year, but that’s probably nothing to the snow and cold poor Iowa got! Spending Thanksgiving here was definitely an experience, if only because there really wasn’t an experience. Or we had to make our own experience, because while there is Black Friday here (completely commercialized), there is no Thanksgiving.
Which makes complete sense because Thanksgiving was all about the native Americans and pilgrims making friends (or so our kindergarten teachers tell us!). But I wasn’t expecting it to have such an impact on me, and I think the fact that my study abroad experience is almost over also really got me feeling a little homesick and a little left out. Continue reading “Thanksgiving in Sevilla”