Thanksgiving in Greece

One of the things I was most worried about with studying in Rome for this semester was the Thanksgiving holiday. Usually Thanksgiving is the first chance I have to see my parents during the semester which makes it so much more exciting for me. This year was a little different, however. Instead of seeing my…

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A Tourist in My Own Town

I don’t think it would be right to post another blog without at least saying something about the occurrences in Paris and subsequently throughout the world. For me, it seems like these events have had much more of an affect on me they have the other people I surround myself with. I’m unsure as to…

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Halloweekend

I spent the long weekend of Halloween in Barcelona, Spain. I had been excited for this trip for as long as I could remember. When I decided to come to Europe to study abroad I had 3 places in mind that I wanted to go, even if I didn’t get to travel anywhere else. First…

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Fall Break

I had been looking forward to fall break since August when my roommates and I had begun planning our trip. We decided to take advantage of the 10 day long break by hitting the French Riviera in the South of France, then ending in Paris in order to meet up with some of the other…

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Observations

Since being in Rome, I’ve noticed a few things about this beautiful city that they don’t mention to you in The Lizzie McGuire Movie. After having been here for about a month and a half, I had kind of begun to assume that I knew my way around and felt comfortable that I knew a…

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Rome-ing

I’ve officially passed the one month mark here in Rome and the excitement of finally being here has worn off. But that’s not to downplay the experience I’m having, it’s just that I’ve actually settled into a routine and the only times I get to actually recognize that I’m really here are the weekends which…

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Introduction to Study Abroad

Ciao! I could not be more excited to start my journey abroad in Rome, Italy, in exactly one week. I’ve only recently begun to feel the excitement of going abroad because I finally have everything I need to actually go ahead and do it. Starting last fall the thought process began and it’s really insane…

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