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....
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...

Citadel

Masking my feelings has never done me well; The past can speak of it. So here are a few words on what may have been a Citadel And a few on my emotions. School preached life, movement, mood; They tell me to search, to analyze, to report. Here I am doing so; Searching,...

Worth a Thousand Words

I would have never thought that the simplest parts of a city could uplift ones mood until I came to Barcelona. Sure living in Chicago I knew art and skyscrapers are pleasant thing to look at, but Barcelona does it so much better. This post explains how I now...

Menu of the Mediterranean

Throughout my time in Spain, it has been embedded in my head that the Mediterranean Diet is more than just food. It is a cultural, social experience incorporating activity, rest, and cooking. What food you prepare is extremely important to the Mediterranean Diet, and...

Barcelona’s Best Friend

Living in Chicago my entire life and then suddenly immersing myself in Spanish culture has lead me to some unusual sights. As if seeing castellers, human tower building, wasn’t a culture shock, there were also small reminders everywhere that I was no longer in...

Thanks for the Memories

As my time here in Barcelona is coming to an end I would like to share some of my favorite things I have seen and done while I’ve been here. I am so grateful for all the experiences that I’ve had throughout this program and I am so glad that I can share...
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...
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