Welcome Back

Welcome Back

I definitely do not want to forget: Presenting my one-photo story about family dinners. Maintaining a conversation in Spanish with a personal trainer at Barceloneta. Learning the truth about tourism and the Mediterranean Diet About going home: Things that I have...
Somebody to Lean on

Somebody to Lean on

One of the many objectives of our study abroad program was to know, understand, and analyze the Mediterranean Diet. Originally, my stereotyped idea of the Mediterranean diet consisted of fresh produce, olive oil, and fish. Overall, I just thought it was just food....
My Sojourney

My Sojourney

My flight from Barcelona to Mallorca. One of the many flights I have taken during this study abroad trip around Europe. Each plane ride is unique, terrifying, and exhilarating all at the same time. This was taken in the beach of Illetes. This picture was followed by...
I Enjoy Long Walks on the Beach

I Enjoy Long Walks on the Beach

Group of men committed to doing functional exercise routines at a local park on the beach of Barceloneta. Man running across the beach of Barceloneta while holding his shoes. Enjoying the wet sand in his toes and the breeze from the ocean Maria, the personal trainer,...
Exchanging More than Just Products

Exchanging More than Just Products

Vendor weighing products for a local in Mercado de Boqueria. Vendor exchanging a bag of fish produce to a man in La Concepcio Vendor in a Fruits Stand exchanging a watermelon to a local in Mercado de Sagrada Familia Vendor weighing a freen bag full of fruits and...
The Commute to Success

The Commute to Success

My origins began at Elgin Community College, an institution close to home. After a 2 years of accomplishments and growth, I transferred to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). A large population of UIC students make the decision of commuting rather than...