There Must Be Something in the Water

There Must Be Something in the Water

The first time I went to the beach in Barcelona it felt like home. It felt familiar because of the times I would spend at the beach with friends in Chicago. It all felt familiar until I saw all the different water activities that were taking place. One of the...
Movement in Milan

Movement in Milan

The amazing thing about being in Europe is that you can decide on a whim to get up and go at an inexpensive rate. My friend Germaine and I decided last Wednesday to visit Milan, Italy. Italy has been a must on my list of places to visit ever since I have been a young...
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...

Let’s go to the Markets in Barcelona

I prefer markets in Barcelona because there is more room for personal interaction and relationship development. Interpersonal skills are necessary in order to communicate with other people. Back at home, we have been buying groceries from the same people for ten years...
What does fresh really mean?

What does fresh really mean?

This week, we have started to study the Mediterranean diet and what that means. The first misconception is what the word diet actually means. Up until this week  I believed diet to mean cutting back on food to lose weight or related to food. I was informed by Pep, one...

Veggies for Life

Before I even got to Barcelona, my roommates were asking me if I can cook. I told them that I could and that I would cook for the apartment on certain days. Having said that, I had no idea what I could make because I was so used to cooking Chinese food at home. Prices...
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