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Living with a Host Family

The primary reason I chose to study abroad with the Arcadia program rather than with my own university was that Arcadia offered… More

Melanie Vines Arcadia in Granada, Spain

Living with a Host Family

Melanie Vines June 22, 2018

The primary reason I chose to study abroad with the Arcadia program rather than with my own university was that Arcadia offered me the ability to stay with a host family. I wanted this experience in order to fully immerse myself in the Spanish language… More

Rent-A-Family

Allie Rivera April 2, 2018

During my Easter weekend, I decided to do a homestay which is where you live with a local family for a certain amount of time. In my case it was just the weekend. I honestly had no clue what I was going into and received little information about my host… More

(Not) Alone

Rebecca Sohn February 4, 2018

I have a strange relationship with being alone. Growing up with a twin sister, I was never truly on my own. At the same time, I have always been introverted, and spending time by myself is not only something I enjoy but something I couldn't get by without… More

Mi Familia Chilena

Megan Anger June 19, 2017

My favorite part of studying abroad here in Chile has been living with a host family. I live with my host mom, Paty, who is so kind and understanding. She’s hosted international students for years now so she’s been great at making me feel welcomed in… More

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