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28 Feb | Samantha Mountjoy | No Comments

Gibraltar and Ronda

Hello all, sorry for not posting for a while, I had a pretty rough week last week but this week was so much better! I met up with some family friends and almost a mini beach vacation. It was exactly what I needed to feel better. Well I took the train from Sevilla to Malaga …

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26 Feb | Chloe Bubion | No Comments

Experiencing an Italian Carnival

What is a true sign of a tourist? If you are posing in front of the Duomo or shuffling through the crowds on the Ponte Vecchio with your arm stretched open in front of you, taking pictures with your selfie stick you bought from a street vendor – you’re clearly a tourist here in Florence.  …

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26 Feb | Chloe Bubion | No Comments

In Panino Heaven

Studying abroad in Florence means that you are exposed to the best Italian food. Fresh pasta, pizza, gelato, Florentine steak – everyone has there favorite dishes here. My go to fare has been paninos, aka Italian paninis.  If you are styling abroad, chances are you got a list from your friend that studied in your …

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26 Feb | Chloe Bubion | No Comments

The Best Apps to Navigate You Through Your Study Abroad Experience

Packing up and leaving your familiar university town can be daunting, especially if you choose a city abroad where the tall historic buildings and narrow streets seem to be a labyrinth, leading you in circles around the city.  Growing up, going to school, and living in Southern California my whole life, I have never truly …

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24 Feb | Natasha Rodelo | No Comments

La Spezia, the sculpture community

           Today’s adventures lead me to a small town north of Pisa called, La Spezia. My sculpture class had a field trip today to the professors personal studio where he and other artists worked on their sculptures. We took an hour and a half train ride from Florence at 10am. This …

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24 Feb | Molly Simpson | No Comments

One month down…

Last weekend, I got lost. It felt so nice to pick a spot across the river and follow where it would go. Two of my roommates went on a trip to Austria (so cool) while Dana and I stayed back and explored Florence. Our friend visited from Cannes, so we took her and her friends …

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