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Here's an Easy Recipe to Cook In Your Barcelona Student Apartment

May 19, 2019 11:16:00 AM / by Victoria Irra

This week, vlogger Victoria Irra gives us a quick tutorial on how to cook chicken and rice in your student apartment - complete with local chiles and seasoning from Barcelona!

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Posted in: Food Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Grace Pyron: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 9:57:00 AM / by Grace Pyron

Meet Grace Pyron, an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Summer 2019:

University: Arizona State University
Major: Global Studies
Study abroad location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

9 Reasons to Blog or Vlog for CAPA

May 3, 2019 11:58:18 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Will you represent your study abroad city as one of our official CAPA bloggers or vloggers during your Study Abroad Program?

Each term, we select a team of student bloggers and vloggers to share their study abroad experiences on the CAPA World blog. Each student on our team of storytellers will receive a grant of up to $450 along with up to $100 as an explorer fund to help you create awesome content for the CAPA World blog.  You can choose to produce blogs, vlogs, or Instagram TV vlogs!

Besides helping finance their adventures, previous CAPA bloggers and vloggers have loved the experience for a bunch of different reasons. Without further ado, here are 9 reasons to become a CAPA blogger or vlogger:

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Scholarships & Financing

Life in Spain - Student Accommodations with CAPA Barcelona

May 2, 2019 10:01:00 AM / by Victoria Irra

This week, vlogger Victoria Irra takes you around her neighborhood in Barcelona and gives us a tour of her student apartment. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, barcelona-vlog

How Studying Abroad in Barcelona Brings People Together

Apr 27, 2019 10:57:00 AM / by Victoria Irra

This week, vlogger Victoria Irra introduces us to her group of classmates and friends from all over the globe, and shows us some of her favorite spots in Barcelona while discussing the importance of cultural understanding.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, barcelona-vlog

Experiencing Carnaval de Fraga in Spain

Apr 13, 2019 2:45:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Juan Gonzalez attends the Carnaval de Fraga and celebrates this lively annual tradition in Fraga, Spain. With millions of people of all ages participating in the Carnaval, the city ramps up its energy and shows off its fun side. Juan also falls in love with the city's culture and shares how he was welcomed by the locals!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Things to Do For Less than $10 When Studying Abroad in Barcelona 

Apr 1, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

In Barcelona, at the time of writing, $10 USD buys you €8.76. If you’re on a tight student budget while you’re studying abroad, know that you can still have a great time in the city! We’ve rounded up 10 fun and/or useful experiences or things that this amount will buy. We will save the freebies for another post, so stay tuned for those.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Scholarships & Financing

Bienvenido a España! Getting to CAPA Barcelona

Mar 30, 2019 11:40:00 AM / by Victoria Irra

In her second vlog, Victoria Irra documents her journey to Spain and the CAPA Barcelona center with her class cohort from Riverside City College! 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

From Suburbia to a Global City - How Study Abroad Opened My World

Mar 28, 2019 10:53:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Julia Schroder reflects on her summer interning in Barcelona. From adjusting to a city after living in a very suburban neighborhood, to exploring the multiculturalism of the city and making connections through her internship, Julia reflects on how studying abroad in Barcelona shifted her mindset.

I am a native Arizonan, born and raised in the Phoenix area. I come from desert suburbia – a place where everyone has a swimming pool in their backyard and we have so much land we don’t even know what to do with it. We drive on wide streets with six lanes, and we never walk anywhere.

In Arizona – such a young place – it is easy to forget that most places aren’t designed like that. When I arrived in Barcelona last summer, the first thing that I noticed were the narrow streets and the old buildings. One of my favorite things to do was walk around the city and take it all in. If I wasn’t in a rush, I would head to my destination on foot. It never took me more than an hour to cross from one side of the city to the other.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

6 Packing Tips for a Semester Abroad in Barcelona

Mar 1, 2019 10:58:00 AM / by Victoria Irra

In her first vlog of the semester, Victoria Irra prepares to depart for a semester in Barcelona and has been packing away! From portable chargers to 3 months worth of spices - you'll want to watch more for Victoria's tips on what to pack and how to pack for a semester abroad. 

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

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