Author: Savannah Henry

Tips and Tricks to Deal with Jet Lag

By Savannah Henry, Guilford College It’s a given that you’re going to experience jet lag. If you’re coming from the East Coast of the United States, you’re facing a five to six hour time difference (depending on daylight savings). Jet lag can potentially make you feel extra overwhelmed in your new environment; however, you can plan ahead to handle it better. Here are a few tips: Before you leave: 1. Get a good night of sleep the night before you go. I know you’re probably thinking, “I’ll just sleep on the plane,” but being well-rested will help better equip...

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Planning a Weekend Trip to San Sebastián

By Rebecca Land, Missouri State University During your study abroad experience, there is an abundance of cities to visit. One of my favorite places I’ve traveled to is San Sebastián. San Sebastián is a coastal city located on the northern edge of Spain. A friend of a friend recommended it, so my friends and I decided to plan a little getaway weekend. It ended up being such a gorgeous place, and now I recommend it to everyone I meet. How to Get ThereWe used the app Omio to find the cheapest route to San Sebastián. Traveling by bus ended...

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Four Reasons I love Barcelona’s Public Transportation System

By Savannah Henry, Guilford College 1. There are so many options. You’ve got the bus, the metro, the FGC Line, and the tram. Depending on where you’re living, these can all come together for an easy commute. The metro is always a bit crowded, but it has thirteen lines which bring a lot of flexibility. Like the metro, the FGC is a subway. It’s a quick observation that the FGC trains are more spacious and tidy. There are full pleather armrest seats, more than enough room for the passengers, and, in some trains, screens that tell you which station is next....

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Staff Highlight

Meet Kayla Joseph our new TODOS Engagement Coordinator! We asked her a couple of questions for you to get to know her better and understand her position. Tell me a little about your background? I recently graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor’s in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. I had the chance to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and gain a better appreciation for different cultures, and it was this experience that sparked my interest in underrepresented communities and their boundaries with studying abroad. After returning, I had interned with Church World...

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TODOS Scholarships

All TODOS scholarships are focused on removing the barriers that keep students who are not traditionally represented in studying/ interning abroad. This group includes, but is not limited to students with diverse race, ethnicity, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. TODOS Internship Need-Based Scholarship *new This scholarship is for students that demonstrate financial need and are planning on interning abroad with Barcelona SAE. $1500 for Semester Study Abroad Participants$500 for Summer/January Term Study Abroad Participants$250 for Faculty-Led or Customized Programs Study Abroad Participants (8 Weeks or Less) Apply using this link! TODOS Academic Study...

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