The way Barcelona impacted me

The way Barcelona impacted me

Returning home I definitely do not want to forget: What made me laugh out loud: When Pablo Ramirez and I went bachata dancing and we had to drink well water in the middle of the plaza. What brought tears to my eyes: The opportunity of being chosen by Dr. John...
United States is killing us slowly

United States is killing us slowly

“Because we are what we eat, can literally transfer our bodies and minds by choosing an inspiring diet.”(Karma-Free-Cooking) If Karam-Free-Cooking is right, then why are we eating food that contains pesticides or is processed? It makes me furious, that we cannot have...
Movement in public

Movement in public

Movement in Spain is a large influence on their culture since the Mediterranean diet consists of physical activity in their everyday life . Walking through the many distinctive parks around Barcelona I have noticed participation of physical activity is promoted. It’s...
Diet is a Lifestyle

Diet is a Lifestyle

While many Americans think of diet as sacrifice, according to United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, it is what we eat as a life style. The Mediterranean diet is misinterpreted by many of us. Just by searching on the web (Mediterranean diet)...
Exploring What The Sea Has To Offer

Exploring What The Sea Has To Offer

Me after surfing for the first time Surf boards near the sea water waves PVKAS Surf School   I love challenging my self and trying new adventurous activities especially in or out of the water because I love the feeling of adrenaline that rushes through my body...
Caught Or Picked To The Ripeness

Caught Or Picked To The Ripeness

Mercat Sagrada Família, was established in 1944, which is a local market in my Barcelona neighborhood. Just by walking around the corner of the market, the smell of meat and seafood outside of the market catches my attention daily. I love strawberries because they are...
Americano Por Favor!!

Americano Por Favor!!

I have noticed that coffee is a huge part of the Spaniard diet; this is demonstrated by the plethora of little cafes around the neighborhoods. Just by using Google maps on my phone, I found multiple cafes in a 1-kilometer radius just around my apartment building. Many...
Caution!! Safety is Prevalent!

Caution!! Safety is Prevalent!

When I told my family that I’m traveling to Europe, specifically Spain, they supported my idea but they were scared for me. They have heard many horror stories and seen many horror movies like Taken, a movie about an American girl that travels to Paris with her friend...
What’s better than fresh?

What’s better than fresh?

I’ve been in Barcelona now for 5 days  and I’m starting to feel like a Spaniard. I look out the window of my balcony and see Segrada De Familia and a fresh market right across the street. Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish are very easily reached. It’s a bit...