Day 14 Recap – Surfing… in Barcelona?

Surf’s up dude!  Wait… in Barcelona… surfing?  Yes, surfing and helping the environment.  Day 14 our group had a day at the beach with Surf & Help.  This non-profit organization provides support for social and environmental causes with the fun of...
Day 13 Recap – Hitting the Half-Way Point

Day 13 Recap – Hitting the Half-Way Point

We started off the day reviewing the Group Mission the students developed in Day 2 of the program. Here’s a link to our GroupMission/CodeofConduct. Since we’ve hit the half-way point of the program, it was time to review how the students felt the group had...

Day 9 Recap – Sharing is Caring

Day 9 was the much anticipated Tapas Workshop with our Spanish Culture Faculty Pep Inglés and student advisor Joan.  This was an opportunity to come together as a group, learn more about Spanish culture, and work as a class to create cuisine unique to our summer home,...
Day 8 Recap – What’s your status in Spain?

Day 8 Recap – What’s your status in Spain?

According to our Cultural Psychology Faculty Dr. Karen Smyth, we are sojourners.  We are temporary guests in Spain, living as the locals live and learning about our summer home away from home. With Dr. Smyth, the lesson for Day 8 focused on: 1. Understanding ourselves...
España – Day 5 – Back on my Feet

España – Day 5 – Back on my Feet

After a few days of some of the worst jet lag I’ve had in a long time – I was recovered and ready to hit the sidewalk and explore Barcelona. I was thankful to feel better, because in Barcelona on the first Sunday of the month, most of the museums are free....
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