Barcelona Adventures! (Spain: Technology and Social Innovation in Urban Culture)

This week we wrapped up our homestay experience and flew from Mallorca to Barcelona. It's hard to believe we are nearing the end of our Experiment! We have learned so much and made many new friends along the way. During the last days of our homestay, we painted a mural in an underserved neighborhood in …

Valencia to Palma de Mallorca! (Spain: Technology and Social Innovation in Urban Culture)

This week we said goodbye to Valencia and moved on to Palma de Mallorca for our homestay! Before leaving, we learned how to make Valencian paella and tortilla de patatas, a traditional potato and onion omelette. The students were both nervous and excited to meet their host families, and we were greeted with a warm …

Homestay Reflections (Spain: Language and Cultural Traditions – Group 1)

To a group of American teenagers suddenly living in a place where you're eating at 10 and you're hanging out till 1am, is undoubtedly uncharted area. But what better way to get accustomed to that lifestyle then by living with a family that has done that their whole lives? In this program it's possible to accompany …

Hola from Spain: Language and Cultural Traditions – Group 1!

Hola desde Guadix, España! Our first ten days in Spain have been incredible! Our bandilla of 13 Experimenters and 2 leaders have been learning a lot about Spanish culture and language. To orient ourselves in Spain, our journey began in its capital city: Madrid. From our first moments, we were “aprovechando” our time. We dropped …