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.  

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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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