Category Archives: Understanding

5 Things I like about America (kind of)

Since I have had such a negative outlook on the US since I have been here, and because my first post was 5 things I love about Barcelona, I thought my last post should be 5 things that I like about America (or can tolerate). Since being home, there are definitely things that I did…

Reverse Culture Shock

As the time to go home is approaching, I have been thinking a lot about how I will feel when I return home and what I will miss most about Barcelona. I think the transition form a big city to a small island is going to be very hard. Here in Barcelona, essentially everything you…

My Comfort Zone

When thinking of a “comfort zone”, I usually think of a persons safe place, both emotionally and physically. For me, this is America, specifically Trinity, Seattle, and other places I am familiar with. Places that I know, with people that I now. Coming to Barcelona has changed that. While initially everything was new and scary,…

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