Coffee and Fresh Pastries

Coffee and Fresh Pastries

Stepping outside of our apartment we have the same reaction; Mirely says “That bread smells yummy! I want it!” Everyday, I have had coffee and a different pastry for breakfast because it always smells delicious in the morning. Coffee has a different...
A Dream Come True

A Dream Come True

Learned to make tapas. Had a great Tapas partner. My chapter as a student and living in Barcelona is coming to an end. Before I start this blog, I’d like to share a personal note. Most people who I meet would see me as a typical person, but underneath the...

My Moments

These are the moments in my trip that meant the most to me. This has been an amazing experience that I do not take for granted. My experience of a lifetime.
A Direct Path

A Direct Path

I am an individual who drives everywhere in fact I drive for Uber. I have always thought having a car was much easier than walking or taking public transportation. Having a car in the suburbs is a necessity because everything is so spread out. Even though I live down...
A Park A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Park A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Barcelona is a dense city and it’s made even denser by the constant flow of visitors. Because it’s surrounded by an ocean to the south and mountains to the north, the city can only expand up and with a population of 1.602 million. With all those people, it can...

More Than Just A Playground

I remember growing up in Chicago, my parents would take me to the playground; and while I played on the jungle gym, they would sit on a park bench. Like any parent, they drop off their kids at the park and they would just sit on the side waiting for their kids to...
Never too Busy to Play

Never too Busy to Play

My earliest memories are in open parks while playing games with my brother. Rolling down the hills on the grass would make my arms and legs itchy but speeding down was exhilarating. Since our park was a short walk from my house, my mom would take us almost every day....
Parks: A Place to Grow With Others

Parks: A Place to Grow With Others

While at the parks I have noticed that almost all the people there appear to be happy with a lot of energy. According to the sequence of studies showed that “the very presence of nature helps to ward off feelings of exhaustion and that 90 percent of people report...
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...
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