Reverse Culture Shock

285 days 23 flights 10 months 9 countries 8 languages 7 engineering classes 5 niños 4 Cantabria students 3 Cornell students 2 incredibly supportive parents who made this all possible 1 long year of trying to mentally prepare myself to come back Tuesday starts classes and, along with it, the real reverse culture shock. In Spain,... Continue Reading →

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¿Qué es el tiempo?

Because I switched my phone over to Spanish back in August, that's what my Siri speaks, and sometimes my weather app glitches so sometimes I just ask Siri ¿qué es el tiempo hoy? meaning "what's the weather today?" One day I guess I was just being a minimalist and asked ¿qué es el tiempo? expecting... Continue Reading →

Donostia San Sebastián

Fun fact: There is a region of Spain called the Basque region (not to be confused with País Vasco/Basque Country, a political region of Spain that is part of the Basque region). This includes País Vasco, La Rioja, and Navarra. As well as Castellano (Spanish), they also speak Euskara which is not at all related... Continue Reading →

Como Una Lechuga

Phrase of the day: estar fresca como una lechuga = (literally) to be fresh as lettuce, (actually) to be perfectly comfortable, not too hot or cold or tired or sad or anything, but just right. (I really want to start using that in English) I've always had a special admiration for transfer students because they were... Continue Reading →

FAQ

As you may already know, this next year is going to be my craziest yet. A crazy year meaning a "sometimes-I-question-why-I'm-doing-all-this-but-it's-going-to-be-amazing" year. So naturally, this past semester when people started asking about my plans for the summer/next year I was subsequently bombarded with a multitude of questions, to some of which I didn't even know... Continue Reading →

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