Reflecting on Chicago and Barcelona

Taking selfies in Chicago was no big deal as I met up with Kaisa and Tiffany and we quickly walked or used public transportation to get to our destinations. Even though I had been living in Chicago for 10 years, I was unfamiliar with many of the monuments and...

Exploring Barcelona through Selfies

Walking through the streets of Barcelona while taking selfies at the various monuments and historic landmarks, I felt a sense of uneasiness as the locals stared at me and made me feel as if I wasn’t welcomed in their unique city. I later learned that if people...
Fine Wine and Olive Oil

Fine Wine and Olive Oil

Having absolutely zero knowledge about how wine and olive oil are made, I was very excited to arrive at the Penedès Wine Region. It is located one hour south of Barcelona between the Mediterranean Sea and the Catalan Pre-Coastal range. Arriving at our destination...
Eixample Esquerra, Mi Barrio en Barcelona

Eixample Esquerra, Mi Barrio en Barcelona

Walking through Eixample Esquerra, my neighborhood in Barcelona, I have noticed more differences than similarities between Lincolnwood, my home neighborhood in Chicago and my neighborhood in Barcelona. I have only been here for 4 days and I am already loving the...
Visiting an Art Museum for the First Time

Visiting an Art Museum for the First Time

My Experience at the Museu D’art de Catalunya was an eye-opening experience to say the least because I can’t forget the part where I accidentally touched a multi million dollar painting while I was giving my one minute presentation and didn’t get arrested...

Selfieing My Way Through The City of Chicago

I never knew that there were places I have yet to visit in downtown Chicago. I have been to downtown more times than I can remember and I feel that I’m relatively aware of my whereabouts. This project made me realize there is a lot to experience in this...