Shakespeare in Italy: Reverse Culture Shock
Aug10

Shakespeare in Italy: Reverse Culture Shock

Howdy Friends, It’s me again. I am back safely in Texas after a nearly flawless airport experience and have never been more excited to see my dog (and family, of course) in my life. The dream of a month long adventure through Italy has sadly come to a stuttering halt. Each week I was there seemed to go faster and faster, until the whole month was up and suddenly here I am, back at home with uninterrupted internet connection and...

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Shakespeare in Italy: Coming at you Live
Aug04

Shakespeare in Italy: Coming at you Live

Hi Friends, It is me again. Here to talk about a beautiful country called Italy. The “UA Abroad: Following Shakespeare Through Italy” program has been an especially unique experience. As opposed to most study abroad programs that remain in one city for one or several months, we moved into a new hotel or hostel each week and even took several day trips on free weekends. Because of this, I never quite had time for...

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Shakespeare in Italy: Pre-Departure Scaries
Jul31

Shakespeare in Italy: Pre-Departure Scaries

Hi Friends, I am a Senior at The University of Alabama finishing up my first trip to Europe. I left my adorable chihuahua at home in Texas and flew to Venice, Italy with 10 other UA Students to study 5 different Shakespeare plays set across the country. We made our way from Venice, to Verona, Florence, Cinque Terre, Rome, Pompeii, Taormina and finally back to Rome. Before crossing the Atlantic, I spent hours researching how/what to...

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