CARNAVAL

Carnaval, Mardi Gras, Halloween - whatever you call it, it is crazy and so much fun! The Basics: Carnaval in Alicante is huge considering most of the time only college-aged people go out, and during Carnaval everyone from babies to grandmas are on the streets dancing! On Saturday night, Feb 14th, everybody dressed up in costumes,…

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Not enough time in Granada

The CIEE program that I study through takes two trips during the semester, and the first was to Granada, Spain! We arrived Friday the 6th and took a tour of a cathedral, and then saw the tombs of Isabella and Ferdinand (the Queen and King who funded Columbus' excursion that discovered America). After dinner we…