Journal

  1. 3 Perfect Days

    04 Oct 2016
    When I was younger, I remember that every time I flew on United Airlines I would always read their in-flight magazine Hemispheres (shoutout to SkyMall though) and my favorite section to read was called “3 Perfect Days”. Basically, a certain lucky writer would get sent to a foreign country for…

  2. Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

    28 Sep 2016
    Today, as part of our overseas architectural studies class, we visited the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (aka MACBA), a contemporary art museum designed by Richard Meier. The only reason that I knew of this place beforehand was actually because I watched a bunch of sk8ing videos during my summer…

  3. Barcelona Pavilion

    25 Sep 2016
    This is going to be a longer post than usual that touches upon a topic that’s been on my mind for quite some time now, so feel free to just skip it and look at the pictures instead Recently, our architecture class was privileged enough to have a two day…

  4. Casa Milà

    22 Sep 2016
    “Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last civil work designed by architect Antoni Gaudí, and was built from 1906 to 1912. -Wikipedia” -Aaron Yang I may or may not have some kind of cold (yes mom, I’m taking…

  5. 500pc X Red Bull BCN Photowalk Pt 2

    18 Sep 2016
    As promised, here is part 2 of the shenanigans from yesterday. I’ll fly away Seeing that the theme of the event was action photography, I anticipated to have a difficult time shooting fast moving subjects because of my exclusively manual set up (Sony a7 paired with a Minolta MD 50mm…

  6. 500px X Red Bull BCN Photowalk Pt 1

    17 Sep 2016
    I actually intend on doing 3(!!!) separate posts dedicated for just today alone so bear with me dear internet friends. It me, credit to @acsouhrada For those that are not aware, 500px is a photo sharing social media platform, similar to Instagram. Upon seeing that today just so happened to…

  7. Humans of Barcelona

    11 Sep 2016
    Today is the National Day of Catalonia in Spain. To give a quick summary of what this is based on what I remember from our tour, this day commemorates the defeat of the Catalan Army in their opposition against the Spanish Army. Because of this defeat, immediate effects included the…

  8. The Life of Aarón

    10 Sep 2016
    So I’m in Spain now Aside from thinking that I would miss my connection to Barcelona from DC because of a mechnical failure (thanks American Airlines©!!1) my trip was pretty good, probably because I had no one sitting next to me on either flight. I watched a Chinese movie (老炮儿)…

  9. Summer Sixteen

    12 Aug 2016
    I’ve gotten numerous requests from people that want to live vicariously through my social media accounts as I study abroad in Spain for the next year so I figured the best way to detail what I do on a daily basis is in journal/blog/diary form. I realize that us millennials…

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