Back at home!
Jul12

Back at home!

I’m suffering from some serious Italy withdrawals. I am so bored now that I am home. I must admit my view here cannot compete with my view from my apartment in Florence. I just miss the smells of fresh food and the water from the river. I also miss the pizza (I haven’t dared to eat a bite since I returned home). I am so grateful for the opportunity to study abroad.  I feel like a new person, I learned so much about myself...

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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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Pre-departure jitters!

This study abroad trip was my first time out of the country and up until two days ago I wasn’t even sure I was going anymore. I am very nervous. I didn’t brush up on the Italian language enough so I’m afraid I will have trouble communicating. I know that this will be a tremendous opportunity and I know that studying abroad will give me exposure to a different culture that would be hard to get in America. My major is...

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