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Takeaways from a Semester Abroad with CAPA Barcelona

Dec 24, 2018 11:09:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's post, Amaia Rioseco reflects on her past 4 months studying in Barcelona, discussing her takeaways from this semester, particularly what she got from her classes in Barcelona and how she'll miss the life she built in a new city. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

How I Changed From Study Abroad as Told by my Family

Dec 20, 2018 10:10:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's post, Amaia Rioseco and visiting family have a conversation in the city center of Barcelona. Amaia's mother and grandmother discuss the ways they've noticed Amaia has changed, grown, and developed (Spoiler Alert: this will give you all the feels).

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

How to End a Semester in Barcelona Right

Dec 17, 2018 10:01:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's post, Amaia Rioseco takes us along for the CAPA Barcelona farewell dinner. Going out with a bang, she and the rest of the CAPA crew enjoy some signature Spanish dishes and a Flamenco show!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Exploring the Andalusia Region of Spain

Dec 10, 2018 6:02:00 PM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia and her flatmate Sophia take us on their trip to the Andalusia region of Spain to experience the nuances of different regional cultures, scenery, and architecture of Granada and Córdoba, Spain.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

How to Prepare for Weekend Travel While Studying Abroad

Nov 19, 2018 3:03:02 PM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia Rioseco discusses how she plans and prepares for her weekend travel during her semester, from different tips on how to pack to how to deal with discount airlines like RyanAir and EasyJet.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

Two Emerson Students Compare their Semesters Abroad

Nov 12, 2018 1:33:43 PM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia Rioseco visits her roommate from back home at her program in Paris, France. The two students chat over breakfast and compare their semesters abroad, discussing some common differences they've noticed between their life at Emerson College in Boston and their programs in Paris and Barcelona.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

Spending my Fall Break Traveling Throughout the UK

Nov 6, 2018 3:00:00 PM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia Rioseco shows us how she spent her Fall break visiting other friends studying in the UK. From London, England up to Edinburgh, Scotland, follow along on her Fall adventure!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

Visiting the Santa Maria de Montserrat Monastery near Barcelona

Oct 29, 2018 11:15:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia and the rest of the CAPA Barcelona students take a My Global City excursion up to the Montserrat Monastery to learn about history, catch some beautiful mountaintop views, and hear a performance by the Montserrat boys choir.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Best Cafes for Students in Barcelona

Oct 22, 2018 9:58:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia Rioseco takes us on a tour of some of her favorite cafes in Barcelona, with nods to cafes good for food, price, studying and proximity to her flat. 

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Posted in: Food Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

An Insider Look into Barcelona Student Apartments

Oct 15, 2018 11:45:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia Rioseco takes us on a full tour of her living accommodation in Barcelona, Spain—showing us the common space, laundry 'terrace', and introducing us to her flat mates.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

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