Pompeii

Pompeii The ruins of Pompeii have always been site to see on my bucket list. With so many ancient ruins destroyed or at least left in ruble, it was so amazing to witness a city that was almost literally frozen in time. One of the most fascinating aspects of this city was the sheer size…

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That’s Amore

Capri and Sorrento When one usually thinks of Italy Rome, and the stunning Amalfi coast, are most likely the two pictures that come to mind. Even though I believe I could spend the rest of my life in Roma I was longing to get to the coast as well. So, our program packed up our…

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Spring Break in Greece Cont.

After departing Corfu we took a bus (driven by an eccentric old man named Socrates) to Athens. The city itself wasn’t entirely impressive in my opinion. It lacked the elegance of older European buildings (the city was rebuilt in the 1950s by the Germans) and every corner seemed to be an overpriced tourist shop. Regardless,…

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Yamas!

Day 1-4 Greece has always been on my bucket list of beautiful places to go to. And I feel so happy to have ventured across such a historic and beautiful country for Spring Break! We began with an 18 hour ferry ride from Italy to Athens (yes 18 hours… never.. again..), and then transferred to…

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Eat Pray Love

Another adventure in Italia bella. This weekend a large group of my ISA program students ventured north into Tuscany. Our first stop was the timeless city of Florence. Although a small and crowed city, the historical gyms that so influenced renaissance artists shine through the flocks of tourists. Upon arrival we checked into our hotel…

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Carinvale in Venice

What does a study abroad student do when they finally start to understand the city they are living in? They leave and go visit another one. Yet that’s one of the perks of living in Europe. This weekend a large group of friends and I decided to take a day trip to Venice for Valentines…

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Rome’in

Roma Our arrival in Rome was one I shall never forget. Although, cold, cloudy, and rainy, nothing could take away the excitement of being in such an amazing place. Once finding the apartment and meeting the roommates, (sweet ladies) it was time to adventure out into the tranquil cafés surrounded by death defying traffic and…

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Preparing for Roma

Ciao! Italy is one of my favorite countries in the entire world and I couldn’t be more excited to return to this vibrant jewel of Europe. Although I have traveled to Italy before with my family and have even stayed with an Italian family during the summer of my sophomore year of high school, the…

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