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Best hikes in Catalonia for a day

Barcelona, capital of the Catalonia region in Spain, is a sea-breeze caressed city right by the Mediterranean, within arms reach of many other places in Europe. Once you are settled in, which will..

Best tips on how to study away from a screen

Studying is like a full time work: it takes up a lot of time of any given week, especially if you are studying abroad as there’s an extra learning curve (call it the language, the surroundings,..

The very best beaches to go while you are studying abroad in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the cities in Europe that gets more days of sun around the year, and that, opens up a lot of possibilities to enjoy it. Number one is, you guessed it, going to the beach!

Best Salons in Barcelona & Madrid

Just because you are on the Spanish soil, doesn’t mean your hair will stop growing. However, entrusting something so crucial as your hair to a person you don’t know and whose language you don’t..

How Hard Is it to Blend in Like a Local in Europe's Capitals?

The extra touristy tourists stand out like a sore thumb. Nobody wants to be that person. Yet, we don’t always realize how touristy we are being because “acting like a tourist” mostly consists of..

Why I Chose to Study Abroad in the Fall Semester

 

Often the decision to study abroad is not as hard as trying to decide whether to do so during fall or spring semester. Is there a right answer? Not really. This decision can depend on a number..

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