Category Archives: Travel

Ali-Alicante, España

The time has come! I have finally settled into the new place I will call home for the semester. After another long night in Madrid and one more endless bus ride, our USAC group pulled up to la Plaza de … Continue reading

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Madrid es Real: Arrival and Excursions

Excited, nervous, anxious, but also born ready. There were many, many mixed feelings as the days were winding down until January 10th, the date I departed from Chicago to Madrid, with a pit stop in London. As I was packing, … Continue reading

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Grand Trunk Student Ambassador

Hey All. I wanted to give an update, and write a quick introductory post for my time abroad in Spain. The time has finally come…and a bus ride, two plane rides totaling in about 12 hours, some more bus rides, a hop, … Continue reading

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Becoming One with your Camera

Great Photo Tips from Nat Geo Travel Photographers. Read on! Have you always dreamed of becoming the next great National Geographic photographer, traveling on assignment to some of the world’s most exotic and exciting destinations? Well here’s your chance to … Continue reading

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Cuba Climbing

I came across an awesome video/article on Outside Magazine’s blog, and found a series of videos about living off the grid, experiencing Havana City culture, and climbing. It is crazy to think that la policia in Cuba discourage climbing, especially … Continue reading

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