Beautiful Sardinia

I absolutely cannot believe that I just finished my last weekend abroad. What happened? I don’t know where all the time went. All of a sudden, I have my suitcase out, and I’m already getting ready to make the trek back across the Atlantic. I only have two more full days in Europe then I’llContinue reading “Beautiful Sardinia”

Climb a Mountain (Check!) Cultural Trip to Sorrento and Naples

I had been waiting all semester for this weekend to come, and it exceeded my expectations. This was the weekend that our director, Thanos, planned for us to just relax and experience culture. This “relax” travel concept is very different from when our art history professor takes us on trips that involved starvation and sleep deprivation just soContinue reading “Climb a Mountain (Check!) Cultural Trip to Sorrento and Naples”

Study Break! Tiramisu, the Spanish Steps, and Poetry.

This week our study abroad group was stressed out about a big art history project. I couldn’t think of a better way to relieve my stress than to get some tiramisu. I knew of a place close to a metro stop, so I figured that I would explore from there and see where I end up. TheContinue reading “Study Break! Tiramisu, the Spanish Steps, and Poetry.”

15 Signs that you might be in Rome

You might be in Rome if… 1. Blocking other cars is totally no big deal 2. You eat gelato in place of a regular meal. #noshame 3. You are prepared for rain all day everyday. 4. You risk your life every time you cross the street. 5. You pass ancient ruins like it’s super casual. 6.Continue reading “15 Signs that you might be in Rome”

Sea, sunshine, and relaxation at last, Capri

After a lot of strenuous adventures this semester in Rome and other cities in Italy, there was mutual agreement that a girl’s relaxation vacation was needed. I mean, it is spring break! Six of us decided to go to the beautiful island of Capri, which is along the coast of Italy about three hours south ofContinue reading “Sea, sunshine, and relaxation at last, Capri”

Pope Francis in Person

This past Wednesday, I went to St. Peter’s Square to see Pope Francis, in person, at his papal audience. Our whole group of over 30 people woke up early to get to St. Peter’s by 6:00 am, so that we could be first in line to see our Pope. I admit that I didn’t have theContinue reading “Pope Francis in Person”