Erasmus Memories: Granada, a clash of cultures and the Alhambra (2012)

The Alhambra Next to Zaragoza, the next trip was scheduled to Granada. Granada is located in the southern Andalucia region of Spain, in the foothills of the famous Sierra Nevada. Granada for me was my first real experience with Arab architecture and culture without being in an Arabic country. Granada is where the classic European … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: Granada, a clash of cultures and the Alhambra (2012)

Erasmus Memories: visiting Segovia, Spain (2012)

My Erasmus adventure recollection continues. At the Universidad Complutense de Madrid there was an Erasmus association that would organise trips at very good prices for Erasmus students throughout Spain. Of course that often required long bus trips, nights badly slept in pretty strange hostels and surviving nights of partying (when you're not a partying person, … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: visiting Segovia, Spain (2012)

Erasmus Memories: exploring the medieval town of Toledo, Spain (2012)

Toledo from afar A lot of Erasmus students choose their host country based on the location. For instance, a more central country in Europe allows easy connections to other European countries, so you can almost do a tour of Europe. As I mentioned in previous posts, I didn't have that option. The few other European … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: exploring the medieval town of Toledo, Spain (2012)

Erasmus Memories: renting a room in Madrid (2012)

It's been ten years since I was in Erasmus! I was having writer's block when this just hit me. January is the blue month, and I just don't feel very inspired. Reflecting upon time, my brain took a trip to what I was doing ten years ago... I was planning my studies abroad! The first … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: renting a room in Madrid (2012)