Today for a classmate’s birthday, she wanted to go to the Parque de la Ciutadela and rent a boat. The boat cost us 10 euros for all 5 of us to rent a small boat and paddle around a pond in the middle of the park for as long as we wanted.
It’s not just the meals that are delicious and unique in Europe, but the packaged snacks as well.
The Frida Kahlo Exhibit was an immersive experience where visitors were able to become a part of her work. What set this art exhibit apart from others was our ability to not only see Kahlo’s art, but fully live in… Read More »Embrace your Inner Artist: An Immersive Frida Kahlo Experience
Aix en Province is known as the City of a Thousand Fountains. In the late 1800s, some canals allowed water to run in the basins of the fountains of the city. At first, these fountains were made for its practicality.
After a metro ride and a five-hour train ride from Barcelona, we finally arrived in the small town of Aix-en-Provence on Wednesday night. Aix-en-Provence is known as the “city of 1,000 fountains” and is located in the southern part of France.
On Monday morning, Group 14 visited the historic Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery. Nestled high up on the Catalonian mountains, Montserrat offered not only breath-taking views, but peaceful sanctuary from the world down below. It was about a 40 minute… Read More »The Montserrat, A True Marvel
As we walk the streets of the city of a thousand fountains, honey and lavender surround us, welcoming us to Aix-en Provence. Nestled in the south of France, the small city proves itself to be bustling and lively — especially… Read More »Flowers and fruit and fountains, Oh My!
On Monday, we toured the ArtCava winery and bottled our own cava. When we arrive at the bus stop after a two-hour commute, we were greeted by our tour guide and brought to the winery itself.
In hopes of finding one of our UofSC fallen study abroad soldiers, chants of “Alexxxx” echoed as the sun went down over the main stage at the Barcelona Primavera Sound Music Festival, the largest music Festival in the Mediterranean.
Music is something that brings everyone together, no matter their background. Festivals are held all around the world to celebrate the beauty of music and the communities it comes from. While in Barcelona, we went to Primavera along with thousands… Read More »Primavera has sprung in Barcelona
If you didn’t make it to Primavera Sound, Tame Impala did an impromptu set at Salla Apolo for only 20 euros!
Would you brave the labyrinth?
Upon planning this trip to Barcelona, one thing we were looking forward to was the beaches. However, when we finally got to the beaches, we were met with many emotions, the first of which was slight disappointment.
One of our favorite parts of Spanish culture that my group has discovered is tapas! Tapas are a big part of Spanish cuisine, even though they are actually “small” bites of many different types of food! Tapas are typically shared… Read More »Tapas – Small bites and big memories