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Viaje a Rascafría

Nuestra jornada de viernes empezaba algo temprano y sobre todo con muchas ganas de emprender uno de nuestros viajes finales como estudiantes, mentores e intercambios. La experiencia de este viaje realmente ha sido increíble, no solo por las vistas de la sierra de Madrid y el valle de Lozoya o poder conocer la existencia de […]

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IFG Update: November 28th

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. ― C.G. Jung For real change to occur we must have courage to look within. These past few months have given each of you a tremendous opportunity to do just that, to use […]

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English Conversation Class

This semester I’ve had the opportunity to teach an English Conversation Class at the Autonomous University of Madrid with my friend Alex Brodeur! The class is essentially a recitation, meaning it’s a relaxed, informal class setting where the students of a particular language meet with a TA or someone similar to just chat and get […]

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La familia más guay del mundo

This week, in the Thanksgiving spirit, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’m grateful for, especially in my time in España. I’m so lucky to have the opportunity to spend a semester in this wonderful city, and even though Thanksgiving isn’t a Spanish holiday, the fact that we have less than a month less […]

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Taller del chef Albano

Convocatoria Uno de los alimentos más sencillos y típicos de la gastronomía española y uno también de los que más nos fascina. Patatas, huevos y sal. Tantas formas de hacerla ‘’como madres y abuelas hay en España’’. Sí, habéis acertado: hablamos de la tortilla de patata, un clásico que el chef Albano se encargó de […]

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IFG Update: November 23rd

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson In this week’s IFG sessions we took the opportunity to focus on gratitude. We discussed […]

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Logroño & Bilbao

This vlog is your behind the scenes look at one of the trips that the program plans for us as a group! We travelled to La Rioja and País Vasco to try the famous wine and food of the region! Check it out! MADRID VLOGS EPISODE 4: LOGROÑO Y BILBAO from Tufts-Skidmore Spain on Vimeo.

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Cata de Vinos

Hi, it’s Shaan and Karen! Here’s a vlog of a wine tasting we had at Vinoteca Esencias del Gourmet, a popular vinoteca in Alcalá. ¡Salud! Song credits: Poppin’ – Angela Moyra Vlog 3: Cata de Vinos from Tufts-Skidmore Spain on Vimeo.

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Mi Práctica con Alianza por la Solidaridad

This semester, I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to intern with Alianza por la Solidaridad, a Spanish NGO (non-government organization) that focuses on human rights work in the community, mainly in the fields of environmental issues, refugees, and women’s rights. As someone who wants to go into environmental law one day and ultimately work […]

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A Relaxing Weekend Abroad

Hello, hello sweet friends and family! I hope this post finds you happy and well. This weekend was the first in 7 weekends that I’ve spent in Madrid….It turns out that’s exactly what I needed. It was so good to come home to my bed each night in a city in which I feel at […]