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Discover Spain with Madrid as Your Starting Point!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider Madrid, the lively capital of Spain, is more than just a place to study; it's a doorway to lots of exciting travel adventures. Thanks to its great... keep reading

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Ranking My Top 9 Favorite Trips Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis 9th: Andorra Andorra is such a beautiful place, but it is small, and there is not a ton to do. However, what it lacks in size and... keep reading

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Dining in Madrid: Best Coffee Shops, Tapas, and more!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider As my study abroad semester comes to an end, I've tracked my dining experiences to compile the ultimate guide for navigating Madrid's diverse culinary scene. Coffee Shops... keep reading

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5 Tips for Weekend Travel

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Emily Margolis An amazing part of studying abroad is being able to embrace the culture of the city and explore. But for many individuals, a large part of studying... keep reading

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The Ultimate Guide to The Start of Study Abroad in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Ella Schneider If you are considering studying in Madrid for a semester abroad, it is the perfect place for students looking to immerse themselves in a new culture while... keep reading

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5 Things I Learned Studying Abroad in Europe

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Madeline Ahlberg 1. Don't take life too seriously After spending a long time in Europe, within a culture different from the US, being so far from home has helped... keep reading

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Fanatic Fitness Gym: An All-Female Gym

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Eladia Michaels When I got here, I immediately signed up or this gym at it was affordable, only female, and includes an open gym along with fitness classes in... keep reading

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Walking Along Canal St. Martin!

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem Surprisingly, one of my favorite arrondissements was the tenth. Maybe it was just the ambiance and the company as my British friend and I ambled down canal... keep reading

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Traveling Abroad to Spain with CIEE: Tips

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Kayla Keats Deciding to travel to Madrid with CIEE is no small accomplishment. Not only will you learn so much about Spain in the classroom, but you’ll also learn... keep reading

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Reflecting on My Semester in Madrid

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Sophie Lakin For my last blog post I wanted to reflect on my time here in Madrid. This semester has zoomed by and it is kind of crazy that... keep reading

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Abroad

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Rebekah Powell Moving to and living in a new country comes with its fair share of challenges. The drastic changes that come with studying abroad can affect your emotions... keep reading

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Exploring Paris with a New Friend

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Maryam Vanbaelinghem I made a friend from London here in Paris and we decided to do a little activity to explore the city. Each week we would go check... keep reading

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Jenae Tiki Matikke, Program Leader of 2023: "After serving as a PL, I would tell students to take this opportunity to grow, broaden their horizons, and meet amazing people from different walks of life!"

By CIEE Berlin at CIEE

Jenae Tiki Matikke, is one of our previous Programs Leaders of the High School Summer Abroad program 2023. She is originally from Virginia Beach, but currently living in Tennessee. She... keep reading

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Parisian Christmas Market

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Mona Ghanbarzadeh Last week a few of us from the program went to the Christmas market in Tuileries Garden. We came across this hot wine. I thought it was... keep reading

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My Favorite Café Spots in Prague

By College Study Abroad Ambassador at CIEE

By: Eladia Michaels The Moment Bistro: (Located in Slezská 62, 120 00 Praha 2-Vinohrady) If you are vegan, this is a perfect place to go. The ambiance is so upbeat... keep reading