I'm going back to Spain! I'll be attending the University of Oviedo, otherwise known as UniOvi, as an exchange student for the autumn semester.
Facebook asked me what’s on my mind… well, buckle up. I’ve recently been feeling like I’m simultaneously moving backward and forward. On to new challenges and goals, but back in the seemingly pre-prepared stages of life that make up cookie-cutter America. Or really cookie-cutter world. The ideal gingerbread man or woman graduates from high school, … Continue reading “What’s on your mind?”
Fernweh and I are coffee/hot chocolate/chai latte addicts! Just kidding... we have about 2-3 a week but wanted to compile a list of where we've been. This list will be in no particular order and also I sincerely apologize for the lack of pictures. Caravelle: We found this hipster cafe because it was near to … Continue reading Happiness is a foamy cappuccino.
Coffee in Spain, much like every other word in Spanish, is not simply café. There's a million and one varieties.
Today is one month before we leave Barcelona. We won’t say goodbye because both Food and I have every intention of returning, but it’s more of a “see you down the road” sort of deal. On one of our recent bi-monthly Skype sessions with our parents (which tend to be drawn out because we barely message … Continue reading The Final Countdown
It seems like at least 80% of the people I meet here in Europe are at least bilingual, and more than a small percentage of them speak more than four languages. I’ve met at least five that speak seven or more! Meanwhile, in the United States, being bilingual in one of the four majors (Spanish, … Continue reading Best Resources for Learning Another Language
Last week I got as close to FC Barcelona as I'll ever get probably in my life. I'm still keeping my fingers crossed that I'm wrong, but for now 20 feet is the distance between my fabulousness and the cumulative greatness of the 26 most popular men in Barcelona. … Continue reading Força Barça!
My first (and hopefully last) Spanish hospital visit began - funnily enough - in Sweden. Doesn’t seem to make any sense, right? Well, after spending a few days in Lund at Valborg, I woke the last day of our being there with weird pains in my right side, which Food summarily dismissed as being “cramps”. … Continue reading Never Have I Ever…
Here are some pro-tips for making any potential Spanish hospital visit less hectic, and probably for avoiding embarrassment. Illustrated via Grey's Anatomy because every person could use more McSteamy.
If you don't think you've had enough of us already, you can follow us on our Instagram (@fernwehyfood)! We'll probably be posting pics about two weeks ahead of blogs - because Fernweh has a job and a life and such and can't just sit around writing stories for your entertainment. Mount Tibidabo A photo posted … Continue reading Follow us on Instagram