Rollins, grazie mille.

I’m finally back at Rollins and it almost feels like I never left. If I didn’t have pictures, I would feel like this past semester didn’t actually happen. Living in Rome really was like a dream and I can’t believe how incredibly lucky I am to have been given such an opportunity. It was so…

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Soaking up Italia

It keeps hitting me in waves at random moments how lucky I am to be living this incredible adventure and literally traveling the world. As much as I’m loving exploring new countries, I am so excited to be seeing so many different parts of Italy…Literally things that I’ve only ever dreamed about, seen in pictures,…

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Vienna, Salzburg and Firenze

I never thought I would say that I’ve been to the most beautiful place in the world, but after my trip to Austria I think I can honestly do so. We started off our weekend trip in Vienna where we walked, rented bikes, and figured out the much-more-efficient-than-Rome tram system. We stumbled across a number…

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I lost my heart on Fall Break.

I can say without a doubt that my Fall Break experience has been the most memorable and eye-opening part of my semester abroad thus far. I have been seeing and learning so much, and I have loved every minute of soaking up the culture, atmosphere and lifestyle of each new city. I never thought I…

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Amalfi Coast was unreal…

The moments you experience in your life that make you stop and pinch yourself because there is seriously no way on Earth that you are where you are have almost become a regular occurrence. This, of course, began when I realized I would be living in Rome for four months, and hasn’t entirely worn off….

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Pronto Soccorso!

Not a single day has passed that hasn’t brought about some sort of adventure, no matter how small or surprising. I can definitely say that upon arrival in Rome I never expected I’d need to learn how to say “Take me to the nearest emergency room.” Even the basic conversational Italian I feel I’ve somewhat…

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One Month In…

It’s official – I’m in love with my new life here in Rome! I did experience, however, a very strange adjustment process… My flight to Rome was so quick that when I landed at Fiumicino, it didn’t seem possible that I’d crossed an ocean. That, along with the few weeks that it took to get…

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Destination: Italia!

After waiting all summer for this moment, it is finally here and I cannot believe it. The anticipation and excitement have been killing me because there are so many new experiences in store, and I have no idea what to expect. One thing I know for sure is that I have been dreaming of this trip…

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