Tag Archives: Barcelona

Experiencing International Exposure

I’m waiting for the metro, tapping my foot anxiously. On this particular morning, I had left my apartment at 8:03 instead of 8:00. So despite my attempts to speed walk gracefully through throngs of slow-moving Spaniards in the one block … Continue reading

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Catching up

I haven’t written much specifically for this blog lately because frankly, the last few weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind. I’ve found myself in four different airports in between six planes on my way to two new cities, … Continue reading

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Spanish Lessons and Gaudí Buildings in Barcelona

Two weeks ago, I had this weekend free and wasn’t planning on traveling anywhere. One of my friends had booked a flight to Barcelona, though, and wanted me to go with her. Although it is a major study abroad trip … Continue reading

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But I’m Not Ready Yet

Study abroad is kind of like being on a perpetual vacation, particularly when you are in Barcelona. I am living in this exotic land where going home at 3am on a Wednesday is considered early. In this place there is a wonderful … Continue reading

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In Case of Fire

I will take this moment to apologize for the tardiness of this post. I am finally starting to realize that despite the fact that it is 80 degrees outside and the only activities that I can seem to make time … Continue reading

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…Another Begins

Albeit a bit later than usual, I finally feel that my summer is ending. The tell-tale sign fall has begun has started to arrive in the changing of the leaves. Once a brilliant green, now they’re painted a mix of … Continue reading

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Vacation Lessons

Wanna hear something obscene? In the past 14 days, I’ve visited 6 cities in 4 countries. It sounds so ridiculous to me that I almost cringe to admit it. In fact, it brings to mind a scene from the end … Continue reading

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london & barcelona

I returned to Poitiers Wednesday night. Under the dim light of a full moon, in a cloudy, starless sky, I rolled my suitcase to my dorm. My mind was full of all that I had seen and done. Somewhere along … Continue reading

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