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Another Thanksgiving in Madrid

Another Thanksgiving in Madrid

After the first year, more than half of the Americans in our program flew back to Northeastern University to finish their last year at home. With only 8 of us left, we decided it was the perfect opportunity to share this amazing holiday with all of our European friends. We invited around 30 guests, almost all of whom had never celebrated Thanksgiving before. Continue reading

A Slice of Heaven Called Mallorca

A Slice of Heaven Called Mallorca

Less than two weeks after returning from an amazing vacation in Southeast Asia, we were off to the Spanish island of Mallorca! I honestly felt a little guilty about this, like maybe it was time to settle in and really start working. I soon realized how very American this guilt is. But any excuse to get me away from our Econometrics class was a great enough excuse for me. Our Spanish friend Gabriel invited us to his summer home on the shores of Mallorca to soak up the last bit of Mediterranean summer sun. Continue reading

ICADE Spain Year 2

Thanks to my (now) alma mater Northeastern University, I had the unique opportunity to stay in Spain for yet another year. Through the International Business program (BSIB), I had the choice of studying for another year at ICADE, my Spanish business school, in order to obtain an additional European degree. Continue reading

A Day in Cuenca

A Day in Cuenca

We met Cuenca by chance. Our friend Liz suggested we take a short bus ride for a day trip in Cuenca to see the windmills mentioned in the tale of Don Quixote. We were all too busy to do any research beforehand that it wasn’t until we got off the bus and saw no signs … Continue reading

Life As a Spanish Intern

Life As a Spanish Intern

As a part of the curriculum requirements at both Northeastern University and ICADE, we international business students are required to spend four to six months interning. Our first intern assignments were domestic, and this year, we were required to fulfill our second internships abroad, here in Madrid. Searching for a job in Spain, a country with … Continue reading