Fall Break Fun

What’s up guys, **My apologies, I typically write my blogs on the plane or in route to our next European destination, thus I never have internet upon completion. My intent it to post each blog once I come in contact with internet, but it never seems to work out that way. Anyway, here is a blog that…

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It’s a bad month to be a turkey

Salve ragazzi, So today is Friday, November 13, 2015, and in exactly 7 days my parents arrive here in Rome for the annual AUR Thanksgiving family weekend. Aside from Christmas, Thanksgiving probably places second in the running for my favorite holiday. There is just something about gathering around a large table, reminiscing about days when…

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It’s Game Time

Good day America, Greetings from Rome!! This week is probably the most exciting and most hectic week of my study abroad experience. We have currently reached the halfway point for this semester, which means we only have one-half left to go, but it also means MIDTERMS!! ☹ This week I have three midterms, which doesn’t…

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Winter is Coming !! :D

Ciao Ciao, As we approach mid-October, I begin to notice a change in the weather. The mornings are much colder and the evenings are much quieter. The trees are beginning to change color and everything is starting to remind me of the seasonal changes back home. Around this time 2 years ago; I had to…

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Father Gino

The date is Tuesday September 1st, 2015, and it is 6:38pm. As I prepare my evening meal I begin to reflect on my time in Rome. I ask myself, “How would you describe your experience in Rome thus far using only ONE word?” My answer to that question is I wouldn’t. To describe the events…

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1 Month Down!! It’s fly by so fast :)

The day is Thursday, September 24th 2015, and today marks the completion of my first full month in Italy. It is crazy to think that I have been away from home for an entire month in a country where I don’t speak the language, nor have any idea about its history. Fortunately, I am not…

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The Next Step in My Journey Through Life!

Ciao, Looking back at all the wonderful experiences that I have been fortunate to be apart of, I realize that this next experience will probably be the biggest, so far! While sitting at my dinning room table and typing this paragraph, I found myself reflecting on my life. Growing up in a small Connecticut town and living a somewhat…

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