Isha Mahajan

Isha Mahajan (she/her/hers) is a rising junior studying Journalism and Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and will be spending time abroad in Barcelona this fall. She is looking forward to exploring this globalized mediterranean city and aims to learn Spanish during her time there as a student, intern, and soon-to-be Barcelona local. She is also excited to capture the highlights of the city through her camera lens. Get a taste of Barcelona through her posts!

Recent Posts

How a Day Trip to Girona Provides More Context on Catalonia's Culture

Oct 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

Student blogger Isha shares the highlights of her CAPA-led day trip from Barcelona to the city of Girona, where she explores Game of Thrones film sites, Salvador Dali's surrealist art, and historic neighborhoods rich in Catalonian history. 

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

Get The Inside Scoop on Student Living in Barcelona

Sep 17, 2019 11:22:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

After just two weeks in Barcelona, Isha is left spellbound by the city. She writes about preparing for a culture shock and how she adjusted to a new living environment. She also learns about the philosophy of adopting the city as part of your living space and navigating Barcelona through its neighborhoods.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Meet Isha Mahajan: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

Meet Isha Mahajan, an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Fall 2019:

University: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Political Science and Journalism
Study abroad location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to witness the culture that the city of Barcelona has to offer. To explore the architecture, to visit the different photo ops, and to try the diverse cuisine in the city are some of the things I’m most looking forward to during the semester.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain


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