A lot of people ask me, what is a day like in the life of an exchange student? To be honest, it pretty much goes back to normal after a few weeks but one of the main differentiating factors is that here, you are constantly exploring.
Whether it’s exploring the language, food, culture or the city. I consider myself to be very lucky in terms of my location in Spain. I have been born and brought up in a huge metropolitan city and Badalona was like a whiff of fresh air. It’s a small and intimate town but still not too far from Barcelona. So anytime I get city-sick all I have to do is catch a metro there. The benefit of this small town is that everything is so close by. The beach is a 10-minute walk and so is the school. It has a much more laid back vibe compared to one of a bustling city.
I especially love the narrow and graffiti-filled streets here because of how colorful the buildings are and how they add to the overall aesthetic.
For me, the secret to happiness is to discover something new every day!