Located in the Cuitat Vella district of Barcelona, La Barceloneta is home to sandy beaches, world-class seafood restaurants, and many of Barcelona’s most iconic nightclubs. While strolling down the boardwalk of Barceloneta Beach, one can see its visitors swimming in the Mediterranean sea, playing beach volleyball on the sand, and even playing water sports such as windsurfing … More Barceloneta Beach: A Review
As a student in Barcelona, I’m enrolled in many fascinating classes that are very different from my courses at the University of Michigan. In one of these classes, entitled “Journalism 2.0: Communication & Blogging in the 21st Century” we had a guest speaker named Valentí Sanjuan last Wednesday. Valentí is a digital influencer, creative director, and sportsman. He … More Guest Speaker: Valentí Sanjuan
Citizen journalism is a popular form a journalism that has spread like wildfire across the globe, and can be seen within various media outlets. Citizen journalism allows anyone, regardless of his or her training in professional journalism, to create and share media using modern technological tools. Citizen journalism has been made possible through new forms of technology and … More Citizen Journalism: the good, the bad, and the ugly
Last week, two of my friends from the University of Michigan visited, and this week, my friend from high school is visiting. Lucky for me, this past weekend marked the three days that all three if these friends, as well as another college friend and three more high school friends, were all visiting for Spring … More My weekend as a tour guide
“You’re not going to Sitges on Tuesday?” my friend asked in shock as we looked over Barcelona from the top of Montjuic. “Stitches? Sounds painful, and I’ve never heard of it,” I said back without hesitation. She then explained to me that it isn’t “Stitches,” but “Sitges,” and it is home to one of the … More Stitches? Sitges? Let’s go!
My whole time in Amsterdam I wondered, how? How were there so many similar yet different restaurants and bakeries lining the streets? How were people walking around with lit joints filled with marijuana in their hands? How were stores openly selling psychedelic drugs? How were there windows lining some streets, filled with half-naked women selling … More Mobile Journalism and Amsterdam
This weekend, I traveled to Amsterdam; a city truly like no other. Similar to the way in which nothing could have prepared me for the beauty that I experienced in my travels to Paris, Florence, and Interlaken, nothing could have prepared me for the sites, scenes, and people that I experienced in Amsterdam. Prior to … More Arriving in Amsterdam