As I am now reaching the halfway point of my program here in Granada, I’m excited to introduce myself to all of you readers and future Arcadia students! My name is Melanie Vines, and I am a junior at the University of Alabama. My major is environmental… More
With only two weeks left, this blog serves as a reflection of the past four or so months and the impact that this experience has had on me. Sorry in advance for the length, but it’s worth it in my opinion.
From the end of January to now I have spent… More
Now that I have been back in the States for over a week, my time in Dublin is starting to feel more and more like a long, particularly memorable dream, or at the very least a parallel world filled with incredible amounts of green (such as the Hill of… More
As the semester comes to an end, I’m feeling very conflicted. I’m really going to miss Granada and it’s beauty. I’m going to miss speaking Spanish and traveling. I think a little more than that, though, I’m excited to go home. For someone who travels… More
It’s not about the experience, but whom you share the experiences with
This past weekend I learned a valuable lesson: It’s not about what you do, but whom you do it with. My friends and I planned a trip to go back to Queenstown to go skydiving. We had… More