Futbol: a lot like studying abroad

Today’s blog post comes to us from API Alumni and John Jay College graduate Miranda Tharp! She studied abroad with us in Barcelona. Today she’s comparing her study abroad experience… to playing futbol in a city that is KNOWN for its futbol! “Your heart is racing, adrenaline running through your body, and then your cleat […]

November Rains

November in Ireland means rain. It has rained almost every single day since the month started, and I’m getting the feeling that I should probably start preparing for the downpours. I have no gear that is made to protect me from rain, so most of the time when I go out, I come home damp. […]


First: Don’t pronounce Barca like Bark-a. It’s embarrassing (Sadly, I would know). Obviously, it’s a shorter version of Barcelona so you keep the “c” soft. I said Bark-a once without thinking and the 7 year old boy I take care of laughed at me.  Therefore, to show that you know the slightest amount of knowledge […]

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