Hard Goodbyes, Easy Hellos
Dec17

Hard Goodbyes, Easy Hellos

Leaving Florence was heartbreaking. I made so many friends over my semester, and I learned so much about the city and the Italian culture. I loved it all. I loved the Renaissance architecture and beauty, I loved the annoying tourists blocking my path to class, I loved the cafe around the corner from my apartment with the bartender who knew my order by heart. My final two weeks were the hardest. Knowing that I was about to leave this...

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La vita e bella!
Dec01

La vita e bella!

I am in love. It is an odd love that I will never forget. My time here in Florence has passed by so fast, I feel like I just got here yesterday. The thought that I only have a little more than two weeks left here breaks my heart. The last two and a half months, I have been in heaven. I have visited so many cities here in Italy – ancient Rome, beautiful Cinque Terre, charming Bologna, entrancing Fiesole – and that’s...

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I’m coming for you, Florence!
Sep02

I’m coming for you, Florence!

Hi everyone! My name is Angela, and I’m a sophomore. My first year at Bama was fun, but I couldn’t help feel like I was missing out on something bigger than the typical college experience offered there. That’s when I turned to looking at study abroad programs. Figuring out where I wanted to study wasn’t that much of a challenge – I took 2 semesters of Italian at Bama, so naturally I wanted to study in...

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