Klein College student Kaicey Baylor is studying in Spain this summer and she’ll be sharing stories of daily life in Barcelona with TUTV, introducing us to the time-honored customs, unique culture and extraordinary people who make this vibrant city a must-see destination for any adventurous tourist.
In the first installment of her video diary, Kaicey explores the history and traditions of eating tapas, and why people around the globe have embraced the savory snack, which has become the main course for foodies the world over.
Kaicey speaks to other American study abroad students about how it felt to be in another country on July 4th. She shows how an American bar in Spain hosted an Independence Day celebration for and talks to patrons about what they missed most about celebrating the holiday in the States.
Kaicey reports on Flamenco, the story-telling Spanish dance, in the final installment of My Summer in Spain. Kaicey interviews a woman who both teaches the dance and make the outfits that Flamenco dancers wear, which often take weeks to complete. In addition, she says it is her mission to teach the history of the dance to her customers.