Homestay with an Irish Family: Day 3

Allison Harpole. March 3, 2015

18 January 2015 For my last day with my home stay family, I soaked in the quiet morning of a room of my own as much as I could before moseying to the kitchen for breakfast. It was bittersweet to think that today my weekend was coming to an end. On one… More

Homestay with an Irish Family: Day 2

Allison Harpole. February 26, 2015

17 January 2015 9:30 a.m. and my warm body snuggled into the comforts of my covers. I was so cozy that I hated to get out of bed, but also eager to eat a home cooked breakfast and begin my day with my host family. I pulled myself out of bed and prepped… More

Homestay with an Irish Family: Day 1

Allison Harpole. February 23, 2015

16 January 2015 This weekend, the Arcadia students were each staying in a home with an Irish family in Castlebar, Co. Mayo to truly immerse into the Irish culture. After a day spent in Adrahan with the horses of Forgotten Horses Ireland, I was running… More

What I’ve Learned...

Yasaman Khorsandi January 14, 2015

It’s been a week now since I arrived here in Barcelona and wow is this city doing wonders on me! Everything has been a bit of a trance of unfamiliar sights, but I am just now starting to adjust, acclimate and call this place home. I am learning true independence… More

My First Week in Barcelona

Brenda Khor January 9, 2015

This week has been packed with a heavy schedule. We had orientation for three days and also learned about how to be aware of our surroundings because of the major pickpockets going around in Spain. In addition, I received my class schedule. I will be… More

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