Spanish Tapas Workshop, Part 2

One of the best things about API’s program in Barcelona is the activities that are available to you: whether that be a Flamenco dancing class, cultural immersion session, language exchange program, or tapas workshops. I wasn’t surprised that the tapas workshop was one of the most popular activities: anything involving food always attracts a big […]

Spanish Tapas Workshop, Part 1

One of the best things about API’s program in Barcelona is the activities that are available to you: whether that be a Flamenco dancing class, cultural immersion session, language exchange program, or tapas workshops. I wasn’t surprised that the tapas workshop was one of the most popular activities: anything involving food always attracts a big […]

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things . . .

I’ve been here since September, so it’s about time that I’ve settled on a few places that I can call my favorites. Of course, most of them are food-related, but I promise some are sort of cultural. Food is cultural. So anyway. El Gato en Bicicleta A cute bookstore around the corner from Las Setas, […]

Sundays in London

When we think of Sunday, we usually think of it as a relaxing day to regenerate and prepare for the week ahead.  There are many different ways people spend their Sundays.  Some people go to church, some stay home and watch afternoon sports; whatever it is you’re doing, you are probably doing it with friends […]

9 Things You Must Do in Italy

For my first two weekend trips of the semester, I went to two parts of Italy: the Amalfi Coast and Florence. I did the whole “touristy” experience in both cities, and here are my favorites from my trips: In the Amalfi Coast 1. Take the chairlift to the top of Capri. You can’t get up […]

Why Gaining Weight Should NOT Be A Concern While Abroad

When you think of Italy, you automatically think of food (among other key words). With cibo [food] being such large part of the Italian culture, I am constantly surrounded by authentic and good-quality piatti [meals]. Also, in addition to endless amount of restaurants at Taormina, I also live with a host family whom definitely know […]

Leaving The Hustle And Bustle Behind

Studying in a big city like Budapest has been a big change for me. I take the metro to school and I have a city to explore during my free time in-between classes. I am used to a suburban campus where I am never more than a 15-minute walk away from something. Budapest is a […]

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