Tips for Coping with Homesickness While Abroad

Oct 9, 2018 9:26:32 AM / by Maya Crawford

In this week's post, Maya addresses a common concern about studying abroad: homesickness! Read more  for her tips on coping with homesickness and why you shouldn't let that scare you away from studying abroad!

So it has been about a month since my arrival to Barcelona, Spain and while this has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, homesickness is inevitable. Being so far away in a country with a new language, new foods, and new culture will definitely cause someone to start missing home. You would think homesickness comes from just being in such a different place but it can hit at the most random times.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Homesickness, Tips, Food In Spain, Shopping Abroad

A Day in the Life—CAPA Barcelona

Oct 8, 2018 12:30:00 PM / by Amaia Rioseco

In this week's vlog, Amaia takes us through a day in the life of her study abroad program in Barcelona, from taking the metro to enjoying lunch at the Spanish staple, 100 Montaditos. 

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Food In Spain, Local Culture, Day in the Life, College Life

Grocery Shopping in Barcelona and a Tour of My Apartment Kitchen

Oct 1, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Amaia Rioseco

Amaia Rioseco is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Visual Media Arts major at Emerson College, she is studying abroad in Barcelona this semester.

In this week's vlog,  Amaia takes us along as she runs errands at a Lidl Supermarket in Barcelona, plans her meals for the week, and gives us the run down on how she shares space in her student apartment kitchen.  


Thanks, Amaia!

Amaia's journey continues every Monday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, food in barcelona,, Food In Spain, Shopping Abroad


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