Reflecting and Unfolding

Reflecting and Unfolding

I often got sick when I was little. I was not good at sports or any physical acitivities. I’ve been told that I have a weak body. I grew up believing that 99% true until today. After 5 weeks in this program, with a lot of hiking and walking, I started to...
The Unknown and My Memories

The Unknown and My Memories

“Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.”  – Anthony Bourdain Within that unknown, I made unique memories that linked my past and present.   1. My childhood’s summer I visited a goat dairy farm for the first time...
My World Through Small Subjects

My World Through Small Subjects

I’m used to walking fast like most Chicagoans and other people living in big cities. However, since I started practicing yoga, it encouraged me to slow down and try to connect to my inner self while on my yoga mat. 30 minutes of yoga a day is mostly the only time of...
4 Things Food Taught Me About the Culture

4 Things Food Taught Me About the Culture

1. Seafood was the first thing I saw To have a delicious meal, it should start with fresh good quality produce. Once an American celebrity chef, Paul Prudhomme, said “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” So, on my 2nd day in the city I walked to the closest...

3 Parks for 1 morning in Barcelona

 Plaça de Villa de Gracia This spot is in located in the Paseig de Gracia area. Pictured is the tall tower in the center. The surrounding area is very open, with lots of trees and sitting space. There are also eating establishments near by and the people in the area...