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Program Trip: Logroño & Bilbao

Video by Sergio Barreiro This weekend, I have traveled to Logroño and Bilbao with the Tufts-Skidmore Spain program. When I sat down in December to plan some travel within Spain, I did not have any cities in northern Spain. It was really cool to have the opportunity to travel to a part of Spain that […]

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Un finde genial en Madrid

Nicole 2 Many of the program classes had some local excursions this weekend, so my friends and I opted to stay in Madrid. My weekend started with a visit to La Feria to see a modern art exhibit. I enjoyed walking around and seeing all of the art. My friend Kristen and I chose a […]

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A weekend filled with family

This past weekend, my mom visited me in Madrid! It was her first time in Spain, and she loved la vida madrileña! She does not speak Spanish so I enjoyed communicating for her with restaurant servers and shopkeepers. I introduced her to some of my local food and drink favorites like jamón ibérico, tortillas, croquetas […]

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My Sketchbook Class

Atocha Botanical Garden This semester, I am taking my first-ever studio art class through the Tufts-Skidmore Spain program. The class is appropriately titled, Sketchbook: Walking in the City because instead of meeting in a classroom, we meet at new places and museums in Madrid. My class meets on Thursdays, and I find it a great […]

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Segovia’s 3 Must-Sees

While there is certainly a lot of Spain and Europe to explore, a few friends and I opted to stay in Madrid this past weekend and visit nearby Segovia. Segovia, named a UNESCO heritage site in 1985, is a small, quaint town that is a 30-minute train trip from Madrid. In spirit with the title, […]