Category Archives: Barcelona

Use Your Experience Abroad Wherever You Go

Now that you’ve returned from your experience abroad, you might be thinking, “now, what?” Luckily, you’re not alone. This confusing feeling is a common side effect of reverse culture shock, a series of stages adapting back to your native culture. Other symptoms of reverse culture shock include disengagement in personal relationships, readjustment issues, and even depression. … Continue reading Use Your Experience Abroad Wherever You Go

Barcelona: Spanish Isn’t The Only Language You’ll Be Speaking

Featured image: Robert Young Barcelona… Sounds like a great Mediterranean city to stretch out on the coast and brush up on all that high school Spanish you learned, right? Well, that playa you think you’ll be playing at between classes is actually called a platja. Yo soy turns into em dic….and buenas dias is actually … Continue reading Barcelona: Spanish Isn’t The Only Language You’ll Be Speaking

Quick Itinerary: 3 Days in Barcelona

Before getting into this 3-day Barcelona itinerary, here are a couple warnings and personal thoughts: Warnings: – The subway stops running at midnight but the buses run (not as frequently) 24 hours. If you plan to be out at night, learn which buses and routes take you to your hostel. Most buses go to Plaça Catalunya. … Continue reading Quick Itinerary: 3 Days in Barcelona