As you may already know, studying abroad with ALBA comes with certain Cultural Advantages. Friday excursions, cooking classes, staff led outings these are only a small portion of what makes the ALBA Experience a special one.
Want to improve your Spanish? Live like a local? Have someone to show you the ropes and the hidden gems around the city? Living with a host family will give you all these opportunities and more! My name is Lexy and I chose to live with a host family during my time as a student at ALBA Study Abroad Barcelona for Fall quarter of 2021. Here is an insight to my experience and some advice I have for choosing the Family Homestay Option during your time here in Barcelona.