Solomon Herring

Solomon Herring (he/him) is a Political Science major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who is studying abroad in Barcelona and blogging for the CAPA World Blog this fall 2022. He is excited about immersing himself in the rich culture of Barcelona and learning about its history. Outside of studying and attending classes, Solomon hopes to spend his time skateboarding around the city, trying different foods, and connecting with the local people. Check out his posts to learn more about his time in this global city!

Recent Posts

Why You Should Visit Barcelona’s “Old Town”

Nov 29, 2022 3:45:00 PM / by Solomon Herring

Get to know Barcelona through the years and centuries by visiting the oldest parts of the city. Solomon, a political science major from UMass, visited the Gothic Quarter and El Born to learn more about the fascinating history of the area.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

5 Tips To Help You Adjust To Studying Abroad in Barcelona

Nov 2, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

Are you hoping to have a seamless adjustment to your study abroad program? Solomon has put together 5 ways to prepare ahead and take action for a smooth transition as you immerse yourself during your semester abroad in Spain.

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

The Moment I Have Been Waiting For

Oct 11, 2022 5:10:00 PM / by Solomon Herring

Touching down in Barcelona to study abroad for the next few months is what Solomon Herring, a student at University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been anticipating. In his first post from Spain, he details his first impressions and encounters around the city.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Meet Solomon Herring: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger for Fall 2022

Sep 25, 2022 8:30:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

Meet Solomon Herring (he/him), an official CAPA Blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Fall 2022.

University: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Political Science
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to explore and experience Spanish culture and learn more about the rich history of not only Barcelona, but the entire country. I am also looking forward to experiencing city life in Barcelona and exploring the natural scenery in the countryside and on the coast.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain


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