Allison is a junior majoring in international studies in Dedman College, with minors in Spanish and political science. Allison is the recipient of scholarships including the SMU Distinguished Scholarship and Marion Tower Study Abroad Scholarship. During spring 2011 she is studying in Madrid with the SMU-in-Spain program and is looking forward to exploring the country’s culture, people and cities.
I’ve been back in the States for over a month now, and figured I should update my blog with everything I did during my last days in Spain. Soon after my last blog post, my roommate Amy and I went to a much-anticipated Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotsput (a team from London). If you’ve read any of my previous posts you already know how obsessed I am with soccer, so I pulled out all the stops and got one of my professors (the amazing Nuria, who is a Real Madrid season ticket holder) to get us tickets. Although I am a Barcelona fan myself, I have to admit Madrid played well against the Londoners. The [...]