Preparing to Study Abroad: Central America and Europe
Jun13

Preparing to Study Abroad: Central America and Europe

About Me: My name is Katy Sobodos. I’m an incoming junior from Detroit, Michigan. My major is Management Information Systems and my minor is Geography. I am going on the faculty-led program, UA in Belize: Rainforests and Reefs: Tropical Conservation in Belize, as well as a program through a UA Affiliate, CEA Prague, Czech Republic – Business, Liberal Arts, and Social Sciences. I can’t describe how excited I am for these two...

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ciao for now
Jun13

ciao for now

I am now five days post-travel home and have had plenty of time to reflect on my experience in Italy studying the Reggio approach to learning and teaching. I have also thought a lot about the difference between the United States and Italy. I was surprised by how much we have Americanized Italian food; I expected to like the food better in Italy, but I honestly like our version better because I am more accustomed to it. I also found it...

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I love Italy.
Jun13

I love Italy.

I can’t believe we only have 8 days left on this trip. It honestly still feels like the first week in way not entirely though because I’m almost a local lol. I’ve made friends with the men at the convenience store, I know where to find all my favorite American foods, including iced coffee. I’ve lost some weight and my skin has gotten clearer so honestly I don’t want to leave because I feel like Florence loves me just as much as I love...

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