The Start of a New Beginning

The Start of a New Beginning

Returning Home: 1. What made me laugh out loud: When we’re together at dinner time and we would crack some jokes. 2. What brought tears to my eyes: When I realized that I actually grew as a person and made my dream come true. 3. My greatest personal insight: To...
A Time to Reflect on the Final Day

A Time to Reflect on the Final Day

Sagadra Familia makes me feel like I’m looking at the Sears Tower. It always bought me back to home. This was a beautiful piece of artwork in the Gothic Quarter. It was a collage made from many pictures. This was in my first experience in La Boqueria and I saw...
Beach Time!!!

Beach Time!!!

Strolling by the beach. Riding past locals. Running past tourist. Tourist playing around at La Barceloneta Some tourist strolling by. My time in the beach in Barcelona, has been a very eye opening experience, which has to be seen through a local perspective. First...
How can I help you?

How can I help you?

“What can I get for you?” “What would you like?” “I would recommend.” After some help. Found some cherries. In my time of abroad, I have gone to many markets in Barcelona for a variety of reasons: for produce, meat, and many other...
¿Quieres café con leche?

¿Quieres café con leche?

Cafe con leche Talking over a cup coffee Enjoying a cup of joe (coffee) Even before coming to Barcelona I’ve never been the type of person that would constantly drink coffee. Depending on where it came from or the situation, the only times I ever drank coffee...
Wanna Go Out Tonight?

Wanna Go Out Tonight?

Enjoying the moment It’s date night for some Midnight workout (cardio) The time I have spent during many days of this week have been very beneficial for me. With all the practice of observing Placa de Gaudi in the morning, and with the...
A New Home

A New Home

To really understand a new culture; a person must be willing to: look, observe, and understand their new location. From the very beginning of my arrival, I had sensed a difference from Barcelona compared to my home, Chicago. It was a mixed feeling of both excitement...