“Make Every Moment Count”

     The life we live is so short and we should truly try and make every moment count.    While I have done that in the past, I feel like I have been doing an absolutely terrible job lately ....   My time home so far has been extremely difficult for me. Adjusting has … Continue reading “Make Every Moment Count”

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Home Again

I have returned home from living abroad. My adventures have begun their brief hiatus. And along with this hiatus comes a complete emotional roller coaster. I've been struggling with being home, being away from my boyfriend and transiting to my life back home, adapting to everything. I've been feeling so just blah.  I haven't been … Continue reading Home Again

collect memories, not things… or both? 

The saying goes "collect memories not things" .... but sometimes when you're living abroad it's very difficult to not wind up doing both. As I prepare to move back to America after living in Barcelona for 2 years, I am realizing how much random crap I've accumulated. But along with all this random crap comes … Continue reading collect memories, not things… or both? 

The Labyrinth of Life 

The point of a maze is to find its center. The point of a labyrinth is to find your center.        The other day I was exploring the labyrinth here in Barcelona. The park is absolutely beautiful and it's a pretty quite and relaxed place to spend an afternoon. It was a place … Continue reading The Labyrinth of Life 

Beautiful Barcelona

I know I've written a lot about how much I love Barcelona ... but that's just because I love it  oh so much.  (I mean i've written about it enough times - because honestly, I don't think I can ever run out of things to say about Barcelona.) Below is a really cool time lapse tour video … Continue reading Beautiful Barcelona

One more month….

As my time in Barcelona is winding down I have been experiencing a true rollercoaster of emotions. I am feeling both ready and excited for the future but at the same time heartbroken and deeply saddened at the idea of living this city that has truly become home to me. While I know the next … Continue reading One more month….

La noche de San Joan

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

LUCKY

...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

loss and learning

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