Over a month ago, I had my first visitor, Nick. After spending a few days in Barcelona, Nick and I took a week long trip from Amsterdam to Paris. This will be the first of three blog posts about our spring break adventures through Europe. Our week of traveling started out early Thursday morning with … More Amsterdam: A City of Sex, Drugs & Money
Some people say that studying abroad is a 4 month vacation, and this post might add fire to this argument. But trust me when I say, for me, studying abroad has been much more than a vacation (I’ll explain more in an upcoming post.) After about 2 months of being in Barcelona, I decided to … More A Weekend on Island Time
It’s been over one month since my last update… sorry. You know what they say “things to do, and people to see!” March 9 – 12 I went and visited my cousin, Alana, and her husband, Adam (click here to chek out her blog.) They have been living in Hamburg, Germany for over a year for … More Continental Cousins
This past weekend, I took my first trip outside of Barcelona to London. After three trips to Europe this was my first visit to the UK, and I had no idea what to expect. So naturally before I left, I decided to watch The King’s Speech to get myself psyched for the weekend… and let me tell you, … More London: “Mind the Gap”
The following post has been inspired by my first assignment I had to complete for my journalism seminar. We were asked to create a Powerpoint Presentation of the things we like and don’t like so far on our trip. At the end of the semester we will make another Powerpoint and compare the two presentations. I … More My first impressions
I’ve been in Barcelona for 3 days 12 hours and 58 minutes. So far, I’ve gotten a local number, unpacked, ridden the metro a handful of times, seen my university, drank some sangria and seen some sights. Getting a local number has been my greatest challenge (besides unpacking my 3 overpacked suitcases.) After 3 hours … More Mamá I made it!
After much squeezing and eliminating, me and my 3 (yes, 3… I mean let’s be realistic, 50 lbs. isn’t enough for 4 months) are sitting on the runway ready for take off. In 2, hours I will land in Newark and in 19 hours and 44 minutes (fingers crossed) I will land in Barcelona! The … More 50 lbs Wasn’t Realistic
I depart for Barcelona in exactly 6 days 13 hours and 4 minutes. And to answer the question, no I am not ready but I am ready. … More “Are you ready?”