December 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Settled In

I made it in one piece! It's been two days since I arrived in Barcelona and luckily none of my worst nightmares came true.  Although we couldn't figure out the pay phone at the airport, I was able to use my rusty Spanish with the taxi driver who was nice enough to let us use his cell phone to call Alejandro.

Alejandro is our landlord that wanted us to give him a call before we left the airport so he could send someone to meet us at the apartment. Rosalina, I believe was her name, met…


Added by Chris Nino on December 30, 2013 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Pre-Departure Feelings?

So I'm going to attempt to compile my thoughts/feelings onto this blog post before I leave. My flight is in 6 hours and, being myself, I already had everything packed and ready to go two days ago.

I'm filled with excitement and quite a bit of anxiety as I prepare myself for my UCEAP experience in Barcelona, Spain. For some background, I'll be studying international business and economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, which I recently read was actually modeled after the University of…


Added by Chris Nino on December 28, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Trying Understand and Better Myself

Primero, I want to wish you a happy Chanukah and Thanksgiving. Thanks for reading. As usual, I will be discussing various themes.

Internet Addiction

I’m still struggling with the internet addiction, and part of that has to do with the fact that I really love the internet and all the things one can learn from it. The nuggets that I’ve gleaned from my reflection about my addiction are:

As I mentioned, my internet habits developed at a time in my life without…


Added by Ethan Carr on December 1, 2013 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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