Life Lessons from Abroad

As I sit here waiting to obtain my resident permit so I can return here later on in life. I have begun to reflect on my time here in Rome. Being abroad has taught me so much. The biggest lesson I learned was self sufficiency… Being away from campus is difficult especially when you are…

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Dublin During Easter

History was made in Dublin this weekend. For the first time in over 120 years the general population was allowed to drink alcohol on Good Friday and boy oh boy were they happy about it. People were celebrating and dancing in the late afternoon. Dublin is an amazing city! I loved wandering through the streets….

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Beautiful Disaster: Greece Addition

Ah Greece… Home to one of the worlds oldest ruins, gyros, white homes with blue buildings, and the ocean. What a place to vacation I thought! Only traveling with eight football players maybe an issue. Yes it was tough but it also was a beautiful disaster. Beautiful because we were headed to Mykonos via a…

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First Few Weeks

Ciao! My first few weeks abroad have been eye opening experience. We do so many things differently then they do in Italy. The biggest difference for me will be the coffee… I love a large iced coffee from Starbucks or Dunkin Doughnuts. In Italy they drink small hot Cappuccinos or Macchiatos. That is going to…

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First Stop Ski Lodge… Second Stop Rome!

My name is Madelyn and I currently a sophomore majoring in Art History. So what better place to study than in Rome, Italy. I am from the south shore of Boston Massachusetts. Yes, I say wicked and my family eat sleeps and breaths hockey and my dad LIVEs for Patriots games (sorry for any non Pats fans)….

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