Returning home from Barcelona
Apr30

Returning home from Barcelona

WOW. It really feels like I got to Barcelona only a month ago and now I will be leaving on Friday to do some traveling around Spain before I go home. It’s so hard to put into words all the different things I learned in the three and a half months I’ve been living here. I feel like I have grown more than I could have ever expected and am so grateful that I will be able to take this back with me to the United States. Culture shock is a...

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Traveling Europe and Balancing Classes
Apr30

Traveling Europe and Balancing Classes

I can’t believe I only have a month left in this magical city! I have met so many incredible new friends and travelled to so many new places. One of the main things that has surprised me about this experience is how much I have ended up traveling in my host country. I feel like this is to be expected for students in Italy, or Spain, but I am truly amazed how much the Czech Republic has to offer! From amazing palaces to spa towns...

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Know Before You Go: Tips for Choosing a Study Abroad Location
Apr30

Know Before You Go: Tips for Choosing a Study Abroad Location

            When I made my decision to study abroad in Florence, Italy, it was a pretty hasty choice without much research to back it. I had known all throughout college that I wanted to study abroad, and I’ve known since I was a young girl that I wanted to visit Italy some day—mainly because I love Italian cuisine (or so I thought) and I had seen pictures of the spectacular...

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