As I start my walk through the city center, I’m struck again by how happy and alive the Spanish language sounds. All around me, the air buzzes with conversation. It seems...

Moving to a foreign country with a foreign language can be overwhelming. CEA provides an amazing networking opportunity through the intercambio program. Spanish students come in voluntarily to meet American students,...

What does a “normal” day look like while studying abroad in Granada, Spain? (Is there any such thing as normal in a city this beautiful?) In all the excitement getting ready...

For my entire life, I have been torn between two identities. In one household, there’s my father: a strong, empowered African American man who is married to my Latina step-mom. In...

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4 airports, 3 flights, and 13 hours took me from Indianapolis, Indiana across the Atlantic Ocean to Granada, Spain. I’ve only flown overseas once before in my life, but I’m still...

Before actually living in Granada, my knowledge of the city was strictly bound to what I read in a few articles online or in travel guides. I had the basic history...

If you’re an African American studying abroad, you’re already a minority. It’s a whole new story when you get to your study abroad destination. Here are 7 things you need to...

After my family lived in the Philippines for 3 years, I knew I needed to study abroad. CEA offered exactly what I was looking for: a housing option that allows cultural immersion,...

Ever since I was young I knew I wanted to study abroad. There was something about moving away across the country, immersing myself in new culture, new experiences, and stepping out...

Walking at all times in Barcelona is always an amazing experience, from hearing the laughter of kids playing in the streets to the roaring sounds of the metro. Just walking through...