Catalan: The Weirdest Language Class I’ve Ever Been To
Catalan / expat life / language learning / living abroad / Spain

Catalan: The Weirdest Language Class I’ve Ever Been To

Catalan is that other language they speak here in Barcelona. It’s sometimes mistakenly called a dialect, though it’s officially recognized as an official language by the Spanish government (along with the Basque Country’s Euskara and Galician). If you’re not familiar with Catalan, it might sound like you’re hearing  Spanish but not understanding anything. But it is its own unique … Continue reading

10 things I’ve learned from studying and living abroad
Andalucía / Barcelona / expat life / living abroad / study abroad

10 things I’ve learned from studying and living abroad

  As you may already know, I’ve had two study abroad experiences. The first was in Sevilla, Spain in the fall of 2009. It was a pretty awful experience, but I learned lots about the culture, travelled a lot, and improved my Spanish. The second was in the summer of 2010 in Barcelona, and was … Continue reading