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We explored some neighboring traditional stores around the study center. We explored a beautiful restaurant founded in 1725, where the amazing artist Franciso de Goya worked as a waiter. The restaurant is called "Sobrino de Botín" and can be found on Calle de los Cuchilleros, not too far Plaza Mayor.... Continue reading
Our Madrid participants have been here for a little over two weeks and have some advice for the incoming students. This is what they want YOU to know! Tips: 1.) Always carry your water bottle EVERYWHERE. 2.) Bring enough sunscreen and put it on daily! 3.) Take pictures of everything!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Evie celebrated her 16th birthday in Madrid with new friends and a delicious Selva Negra cake which consisted of a layer of sponge cake, chocolate mousse and whip cream. Students learned how to sing 'Happy Birthday' Spanish style. Alicia, one of the Spanish teachers, even tugged on Evie's earlobe 17... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
After quite the workout today (students spent about an hour Kayaking), we stopped in Segovia for a sweet treat. Students were treated to "dos bolas de helado" on one condition...they needed to ask for the ice-cream in Spanish. Let's listen to Joshua order his yummy raspberry sorbet ice-cream. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Students stepped outside the classroom and into a dance studio today to learn all about the art form of flamenco. This group impressed the dance instructor with how quickly they picked up on the beautiful dance movements. Talk about a great workout in just a few minutes! After the fascinating... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
Follow our daily adventures in Madrid on Instagram @ cieemadrid2015 Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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After this morning's orientation, students and staff headed out to take in Madrid's breathless ambiance. Students were taught how to take the metro, got to know their fellow peers and took plenty of 'selfies' around Palacio Real and Plaza Mayor. Pictured below, students Macos, Joshua, Ryan and Andrew pose in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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