About Me

Name: Holly 

Study program: Program through my university (GWU), 17 of us are here, all staying with separate families. However, we have many group activities so I know them all quite well. My classes take place at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid but they are GWU classes taught through GWU. My study program includes many trips, museum visits, theater shows, and other cultural activities. 

Duration: September 2 - December 19

Location: I am living in an apartment with a family in central Madrid. For parents who are familiar with Madrid, I live near Nuevos Ministerios. 

My host family (I changed the names for privacy purposes): 

Maya: The mother
Jose: The father
Lolo: 5 year old boy 
Paulo: 8 year old boy
Talia: Maya's sister
Juan: Talia's boyfriend. 

Yes, it is a big family! 

Planned Trips:

  • Toledo
  • Valencia
  • Barcelona
  • Rome
  • Salamanca
  • Andalucía (Córdoba, Sevilla, Granada)
  • Ávila
  • Salamanca
  • ...and maybe Paris :)