Author Archives: Allison Miszner

About Allison Miszner

Hello, my name is Allison Miszner. I am a junior public relations student at the University of Maryland studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain, for the semester. Follow my blog read about my experience traveling through Spain and Europe for the next four months. Enjoy!

Goodbye Barcelona

My time abroad in Barcelona has finally come to an end. It is a sad farewell. I loved every part of this experience. I’m going to miss my everyday life here- going to class, food shopping, walking up and down … Continue reading

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Munich for Springfest

Munich was my final trip during my stay in Barcelona, and definitely my favorite. It was a fantastic weekend for so many reasons. All of my friends from high school, college and Barcelona were there. I loved the German people … Continue reading

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Montserrat

This weekend, my friend and I finally made it over to Monserrat for a nice morning hike. It wasn´t until we were unable to breath halfway up the hill that we realized how much we are truly out of shape … Continue reading

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Titanic 3D: Podcast

Last week, my friends and I saw Titanic 3D in theaters. Although we were only about six years old when the movie originally came out, it is still one of my favorite movies. A young Leonardo DiCaprio…what could be better? … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Marketing

These days, corporations don’t only have websites they have blogs. Major corporations such as Disney, Google, Starbucks, Marriot and General Electric have taken to social media and have some of the mostly highly rated corporate blogs with the corporate world. There are … Continue reading

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Spring Break: Lagos, Portugal

For spring break, my friends headed over to Lagos, Portugal for a week of  vacation. Although the trip was great, it definitely wasn’t the relaxing beach vacation we expected. And it all started with the bus… We flew into Lisbon, … Continue reading

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Multimedia Project: Study Abroad Barcelona

Every year, many American students are plagued with the difficult decision of where to study abroad. Really tough issue, right? Where should I spend four months more or less vacationing while getting a break from the monotony of American universities? … Continue reading

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Paris

It has always been a dream of mine to go to Paris. With seven years of French class in middle and high school combined with Carrie Bradshaw‘s Parisian experience, I always seemed like the most amazing place to visit. So … Continue reading

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Catalunya Radio

My Journalism 2.0 teacher, Pipo, was nice enough to take my class on a tour of Catalunya Radio, where he works on a radio show. I have gone on tours of TV stations before and seen news rooms, but never … Continue reading

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Madrid

My friends and I went on our first trip within Spain…Madrid! With all this traveling throughout Europe, we almost forgot about how much traveling we need to do within Spain itself. So, where better to start than the capital? Honestly, … Continue reading

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