Author: melmasry

Class Culture in Spain

It was definitely a big culture shock transitioning from taking classes in the Smith School and then coming over here and taking classes that are taught by Spanish professors in an urban city environment....

Navigating the Metro in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the biggest cities in Europe and the metro is without a doubt the most efficient and fastest mode of transportation to get you from point A to point B around...

New Cities Old Friends

Since my last blog post we have traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark  Interlaken, Switzerland and the next trip which I’ll talk about in this post: Florence, Italy. As opposed to spontaneously planning our trip to...

Spontaneous Trips

It’s crazy to think that we have been in Barcelona for a month now because it felt like we just got off the plane last week. I’m realizing now how limited of a time...

Getting Settled Into Barcelona

We finally arrived into BCN on January 3rd after a long 11 hour flight. We were told from previous friends studying abroad that no matter how jet lagged you may be when you land,...

Pre-Departure

Hey everyone! My name is Miles and I’m a Junior at UMD, double majoring in Finance and Supply Chain in the Smith School. I will be studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain at the Universidad...