Travelogue: navigating space and time

Past and Present

  • August 24th to 30th, 2018
    Bergen, Norway. Driving, hiking, trying to take in the impressive landscape
  • August 1st to 14th, 2018
    Barcelona, Spain. Summer break
  • June 23rd to 30th, 2018
    Venice, Italy. NSAS Advanced Course on Cell Types, Coding and Cognition
  • May 11th to 13th, 2018
    Munich, Germany. Short break visiting my GSN gang, lots of catching up![Man’s not hot]
  • April 20th to 24th, 2018
    Barcelona, Spain. Short break back at home to spend some family time, enjoy the sun with friends, and celebrate Sant Jordi surrounded by books
  • March 27th to 31st, 2018
    Paris, France. Easter break and first trip with the Eurostar train. Lots and lots of walking!
  • February 23rd to 25th, 2018
    Rome, Italy. Surprise trip for Adri with the full Biomed gang. Ruins under the rain and amazing food too
  • February 16th to 18th, 2018
    Sheffield, UK. BUCS Judo Championships with the University of London Judo Club
  • December 20th to January 6th, 2017/18
    Barcelona, Spain. Christmas Holidays
  • October 6th to 9th, 2017
    Lake Districkt, UK. Hiking, getting lost in the beauty of the landscape, breathing


  • September 29th to October 1st, 2017
    Barcelona, Spain. Home to vote in the Referendum for Independence of Catalonia
  • August 16th to September 6th, 2017
    Barcelona, Spain. Home for Holidays
  • July 6th to 12th, 2017
    Athens, Greece. Niki & Yannis’ Wedding. Gastronomy, history, sun and friends


  • May 11th to 14th, 2017
    Barcelona, Spain. Weekend at home
  • April 19th to 23rd, 2017
    Barcelona, Spain. Easter Holidays and Sant Jordi
  • December 20th to January 7th, 2016-17
    Barcelona, Spain. Christmas Holidays with food, family, and friends
  • August 18th to 23rd, 2016
    London, UK. Flat hunting


  • July 25th to August 2nd, 2016
    Crete, Greece. Holidays
  • July 13th to 19th, 2016
    Munich, Germany. GSN Retreat at Ammersee
  • June 29th to July 6th, 2016
    La Puglia, Italy. Holidays
  • March 4th to 7th, 2016
    Göttingen, Germany. Visiting Carlos and César with Pau and Judit
  • February 23rd to 25th, 2016
    London, UK. PhD interviews (Marta) and visiting Carla
  • January 25th to 30th, 2016
    Oxford and London, UK. PhD interviews and visiting Carla
  • December 3rd to 6th, 2015
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Marta’s MSc Neurosciences Graduation
  • November 19th to 22nd, 2015
    Munich, Germany. GSN Graduation – MSc Neurosciences
  • September 14th, 2015
    Barcelona, Spain. Back home for a gap year of PhD applications, charging batteries, and exploring new interests
  • September 1st to 12th, 2015
    Scotland. Amazing trip with Marta (Edinburgh – Loch Lomond – Glencoe – Fort Williams – Isle of Skye – Coral Beach – Neist Point – Quiraing – Portree – Old Man of Storr – Fairy Pools – Inverness – Loch Ness – Cairngorms – Edinburgh)
  • July 2nd to 6th, 2015
    Munich and Chiemsee, Germany. GSN Retreat, where I gave a talk on Sleep regulation in Drosophila
  • April 22nd to 28th, 2015
    Barcelona, Spain. Holidays and Sant Jordi
  • February 28th, 2015
    Oxford, UK. Working on my Master Thesis on Sleep regulation in Drosophila at Gero Miesenböck’s lab
  • January 16th to 19th, 2015
    Basel, Switzerland. Visiting the FMI, Biozentrum, Novartis and Roche with the GSN
  • January 9th to February 28th, 2015
    Munich, Germany. Working with Boris Chagnaud on the catfish Ariopsis seemani
  • December 21st to January 9th, 2014/15
    Barcelona, Spain. Holidays
  • November 28th to 29th, 2014
    Munich, Germany. GSN Graduation Day (there and back again)
  • November 11th, 2014
    Brussels, Belgium. Went to (unofficially) vote for Catalan Independence
  • October 9th to December 21st, 2014
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Working with Maarten Kole and Marko Popovic at the NIN
  • October 1st to 5th, 2014
    San Servolo and Venice, Italy. GSN Neurophilosophy Workshop


  • September 12th, 2014
    Munich, Germany. Back to Munich for a couple of courses
  • August 16th to September 12th, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain. Holidays
  • July 14th to 17th, 2014
    Oxford, UK. Lab Visits organised by GSN
  • July 10th to 13th, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain. Holidays
  • July 4th to 6th, 2014
    Spitzingsee, Germany. GSN Retreat, where I presented a poster
  • June 14th to 15th, 2014
    Kitzbüheler Alpen, Austria. GSN 1st Year Students’ Retreat
  • May 27th to June 1st, 2014
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visiting Marta
  • May 16th to 17st, 2014
    Tübingen, Germany. Visiting Selin with Alex, Jaime and Vilim
  • April 18th to 28th, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain. Easter Holidays and Sant Jordi (which, btw, is the most beautiful festivity to experience in Catalonia)
  • April 4th to 6st, 2014
    Göttingen, Germany. Visiting Carlos, where science happens (weekend of destruction)
  • March 1st to 2nd, 2014
    Mainz and Frankfurt, Germany. Visiting Sara and Astrii, and enjoying Mainz’ carnival
  • February 18th to 23rd, 2014
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visiting Marta
  • January 31st to February 3rd, 2014
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visiting Marta (each time more in love with this city)
  • December 22nd to January 8th, 2013/14
    Barcelona, Spain. Holidays
  • October 2013 to September 2015
    Munich, Germany. MSc Neurosciences at GSN-LMU
  • September 19th to 26th, 2013
    Amsterdam, Netherlands. Visiting Marta
  • August 4th to 9th, 2013
    Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. Holidays, visiting Carlos, his amazing family and his beautiful island with Marta and Clara
  • August 1st to 30th, 2012
    Istanbul, Turkey. IFMSA Research Exchange at Marmara University
  • July 14th to 18th, 2012
    Barcelona, Spain. Volunteer at the 8th FENS Forum of Neuroscience
  • September 2009 to July 2013
    Barcelona, Spain. Studying Biomedical Sciences at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona