Tag Archives: Katie Wolfe


La Negra en España

KATIE WOLFE- During my pre-departure meeting with Susan, she had told me that the racial discourse was different here in Spain, essentially that it doesn’t really have one. She had told me to be aware of the fact that I would be seen differently here. Guys would potentially catcall me because I appeared exotic or […]


City Life in Madrid

KATIE WOLFE- As I write this post I can hear the hustle and bustle of the city streets. I live pretty much smack dab in the center of Madrid in a barrio (neighborhood) named La Latina. Each morning I wake up to the sounds of people opening their shops, children chatting on their walk to […]


Lost in Translation

KATIE WOLFE- Around two months ago I arrived in Spain, alone, ready to take on solo traveling and a semester abroad. I decided to give myself three weeks before the start of the Tufts-Skidmore Spain program to travel and WWOOF on a farm in Sevilla. During that time I was able to settle into the […]