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The Value of Spending a Full Semester Abroad

Aug 12, 2020 10:02:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

Nina shares how studying abroad helped her gain new sense of appreciation for Barcelona, a city she called home for a semester. This experience also opened doors for her to peek into different parts of Europe and keep the magic of learning alive through exploring new cities and cultures. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

A Vegetarian's Guide to Barcelona

May 20, 2020 9:32:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

If you're thinking of heading to Barcelona sometime in the future, check out this blog from Nina to learn about what types of food you can expect to find in the city, including tons of vegetarian options!

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Posted in: Food Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Life Lessons From My 8 Weeks in Barcelona

May 7, 2020 9:24:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

Nina shares what she learned about life and culture in Barcelona, and what aspects of Spanish culture she is taking home with her. Read more to find out Nina's reflection on the Spanish lifestyle and her time abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

How to Make the Best of a Day in Barcelona

Apr 23, 2020 9:31:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

In this blog from Nina, she shares the places in Barcelona that hold a special place in her heart—from lesser-known museums to world-famous landmarks. If you're ever in Barcelona, you can visit all of Nina's favorite spots in one day, like she did on her memorable yet bittersweet final day there.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

8 Tips to Make Your Remote Learning Abroad Experience a Positive One

Mar 30, 2020 9:07:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Even though our spring 2020 students have all returned home, their global education experience is not over. We've rounded up a list of tips to help students have an engaging global learning experience at home, including ways to travel virtually.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

CAPA's 10 Tips for Working & Learning Remotely

Mar 23, 2020 2:28:01 PM / by Jessie Gibson

As countries, organizations, small & large businesses, schools, and universities around the globe have begun implementing social distancing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing working from home for the first time, often in close quarters. As CAPA instituted a work-from-home policy starting on Monday, March 19, and as our students make the transition to completing their academic programs remotely, our US team rounded up these 10 helpful tips for working or learning from home.  

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Culture Shock is REAL - Study Abroad Barcelona

Feb 18, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

Barcelona blogger Nina is learning to live on Spanish time this semester, and she's loving it! Find out how she's adjusting to the lifestyle in Barcelona in her latest blog.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Know Your Global City - Understanding Barcelona's Eixample and Gothic Quarter

Feb 12, 2020 9:35:00 AM / by Jackson Schiefelbein

Now a few weeks into his study abroad program, Jackson is showing you around his neighborhood of Eixample in Barcelona and compares this newer area ("Newer" in the European meaning of the word - Exiample was developed in the 1850s) of the city to the oldest Gothic Quarter, discussing the differences in architecture and urban planning of the different neighborhoods. Check it out to learn more about this awesome historic Global City!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

How to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Semester in Barcelona

Feb 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

A little prep work ahead of time will chase your travel worries away! In her first post, Nina Vrtjak writes to us from Barcelona and shares 4 important ways to prepare for your study abroad in a global city. Look through tips on how to overcome your first wave of culture shock, the language barrier, and first week jitters.

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

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Barcelona

Jan 16, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Spain has been ranked as the number one most popular study abroad destination for American students by GoOverseas. We’re thrilled to offer both our CAPA Global Cities program and a direct enroll option with a local university in the vibrant, lively, and exciting city of Barcelona.

So, why study abroad in Barcelona? Let’s dive in…

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

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