Samantha Mayhew

Penn State University
Madrid - Language & Area Studies

My name is Samantha Mayhew, and I’m in my third year at Penn State studying Advertising, Spanish and Psychology. I love all things blue, have a penchant for unusual vocabulary, and get questionably competitive when playing soccer. I also get excited way too easily. I’ll never apologize for the latter, so follow my contemplations, explorations and trials and tribulations across Madrid. I promise to attempt holding back on the exclamation points.

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February 27, 2017

Welcome to Madrid, where tapas are ridiculously, fantastically cheap and somehow pork finds its way into almost every dish. Where strange nooks and famous plazas are around every corner and at times it’s cheaper to order sangria than water. Where the people are friendlier than you might expect for a big city and the metro is surprisingly navigable (albeit after a few mishaps).

January 8, 2017

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