Mia Forouhari

Mia Forouhari (she/her/hers) is a Marketing major and Interdisciplinary Design minor from the University of Minnesota. She will be interning at Jibu H2O in Barcelona, Spain this summer. Mia is excited to explore a new country, improve her Spanish skills, and eat as much Spanish food as possible.

Recent Posts

A Weekend of Mountains and Miles in Northern Spain

Nov 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

In her final post for the CAPA World blog, Mia Forouhari shares a few hiking options in and out of Barcelona as an antidote to the hustle and bustle of the city. She experiences the difference between the city and countryside in Spain and closes off her chapter sharing where you can find the best views.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

A Guide to the Best (and Most Interesting) Beaches Around Barcelona

Oct 19, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

Barcelona's ideal geographic location makes for the perfect study abroad location for those who enjoy the sun and the sand along with their studies! After spending countless amount of free time exploring Barcelona's local culture and best beaches, Mia has shared her own definitive guide to the most interesting beach spots around the Mediterranean city.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

The "Study" Abroad Experience: CAPA Barcelona Classes

Sep 30, 2022 12:30:00 PM / by Mia Forouhari

What sort of classes can you take when studying abroad? What is the "study" part of studying abroad in Barcelona like? Mia, a marketing student from University of Minnesota, talks about her experience and shares some insight to the different kinds of courses and discussions that happen in (and out) the classroom at CAPA Barcelona.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

The Vastness and Mystical Nature of Parc Güell

Aug 30, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Mia Forouhari

Visiting Parc Güell is worth setting aside time for! Mia stopped by 4 recognizable spots during her group outing at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. What a great way to enjoy Barcelona!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Visiting Tarragona: Connecting the Past and Present

Aug 4, 2022 10:30:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

History is abundant in Tarragona, Spain, including a UNESCO World Heritage site. On this CAPA day trip, Mia tours 3 landmarks in this city near Barcelona.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Getting a Hang of Barcelona in My First Week Abroad

Jul 22, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Mia Forouhari

Mia Forouhari details her first impressions of Barcelona from the moment she lands in the airport and through her entire week. She shares a great starting point to exploring the city, as well as how to prepare for all your new classes after arriving abroad.

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

Meet Mia Forouhari: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

Meet Mia Forouhari (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Summer 2022:

University: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Major: Marketing
Minor: Interdisciplinary Design
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship placement: Marketing and Sales at Jibu H2O

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I love staying busy, so I am most excited to try and pack my days full of activities in Barcelona. In between classes and working, I hope to get outside as much as possible and try lots of different cuisines.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain


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