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10 Entries Tagged with "Barcelona"

  • Hola Barcelona

    Posted by Andy Steves on March 30, 2011.

    After our successful adventure in Dublin for St. Patrick's, I hopped on a RyanAir flight down to the Iberian Peninsula. Catalunya was going to be my home for the next two weeks. I was particularly looking forward to Barcelona because it's the first time I've been able to stay put for more … More »

    Tags: Barcelona // WSA // 2011 // student travel europe // Catalunya

  • Sailing on the Mediterranean

    Posted by Andy Steves on October 14, 2010.

    Oct. 6

    In my travel workshops that I’ve given over the last couple years, a consistent theme of my tips are seek out what you enjoy doing back at home here in Europe. Pursuing your own passion allows you to bridge cultural gaps through sharing what excites you with someone of a completely … More »

    Tags: Sailing // 2010 // Barcelona // Spain

  • Venturing Across Barcelona

    Posted by Andy Steves on October 13, 2010.

    Oct. 7

    This morning I had a meeting with the Study Abroad director at UAB, the third largest university in Spain with what sounded like over 50,000 students across at least 4 campuses throughout the city. I made this appointment to continue learning about the industry we’re catering to. … More »

    Tags: Barcelona // Spain // 2010

  • A Lesson in Not Judging a Book by its Cover

    Posted by Andy Steves on October 7, 2010.

    Oct. 4

    A Lesson in Not Judging a Book by its Cover

    On my first day here in Barcelona, I went on a long walk to get oriented with the city. I had been here once before back in 2005 with my buddy Alex when we were backpacking around the continent. In an effort to save money, we booked the … More »

    Tags: Barcelona // Gaudi // 2010 // Spain // Catalunya

  • Hola Barcelona!

    Posted by Andy Steves on October 3, 2010.

    Sept. 31

    Today, Pat and I made the easy connection into Barcelona. A couple days before, I received an email warning that there was a general public strike scheduled for our day of travel, Wednesday. When it comes to travel, I find that having some flexibility in my schedule is endlessly … More »

    Tags: Barcelona // 2010 // Spain

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