The night of San Joan by far is one of my favorite nights in Barcelona. One thing I never tire of living in Spain is that there is always something to celebrate... there is always some sort of holidays, celebrations, parties and happiness. And it's great. It makes living in this great country even greater. … Continue reading La noche de San Joan
...there are nights like tonight where I jusr take a step back and realize how truly lucky I am. Tonight there was a full moon casting a beautiful (yet eerie) glow over Barcelona. It was so bright, it light up everything and highlighted all the beautiful buildings in the Gothic neighborhood. As I walked around … Continue reading LUCKY
Today I've been spending a lot more time than usual reflecting on life.... I feel as if all my recent blog posts have been about all the crazy things spinning round and round in circles in my head. But sometimes that's part of living abroad, just because you're living in a different country, in a … Continue reading loss and learning
In honor of today being national best friend day in the US I've been reflecting a lot on friendships, and the way living abroad affects them. Living abroad affects friendships in many ways, it creates new one, distances old ones but also sheds a lot of light into the strength of certain friendships. For my … Continue reading friendships abroad.
Of this be sure: you do not find the happy life... you make it. Everywhere I go in Barcelona i find happiness. There is something about this city that makes me beyond happy, it feels like home and I'm just so comfortable here. And while for me this is the perfect place I can't help … Continue reading happiness
Sometimes living abroad it is difficult to do "normal" things, or things you constantly do when living at home. You don't always realize how much you miss those things until you're reminded of them, either via a photo on social media, or just happening upon something one day. Sometimes it makes you homesick, sometimes it … Continue reading Bringing a slice of home to Barcelona