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ITALY: Rome

7 Oct | Theresa Seavello | No Comments

When in Rome

          When in Rome, you stumble on ruins everywhere go. For one of my classes, Underground Rome, we study the Catholic catacombs in Rome. We also get to go in them and tour them as it adds to what we are learning. After visiting the Saint Sebastian catacomb outside of the …

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21 Sep | Theresa Seavello | No Comments

The Weekend of Gelato and Speedos

      This weekend I took my first independent weekend trip to Sicily with a couple of my friends. Which, in Italian is pronounced “Siy-chil-iy-a”.   I tried typical Sicilian food- arancine, a Sicilian cannoli, and eggplant pasta. It also turns out that the hotel my friends and I booked was on the same …

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14 Sep | Theresa Seavello | No Comments

Experience vs Appreciate

I have noticed something that will probably stick with me forever. My Italian Food professor (yes, I have a class called Italian Food, awesome right?) never says experience. “You get to experience the culture here.” “Experiencing the feeling of living in a foreign country.” “You must experience the taste of country you are in.” Instead, …

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2 Sep | Theresa Seavello | No Comments

Roma day1/2

  Hi! So I’m adjusting to the time difference here in Italy and today I had the opportunity to reflect on what I’ve observed and experienced so far here in Roma. I have been jotting down a list of what I’ve found interesting and important. I’m going to share it with you, and I hope …

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30 Aug | Theresa Seavello | No Comments

Pre-departure thoughts

     So, this is it. Officially 1 day left before I leave New England and go to a foreign country. What am I thinking right now? Well, for one: I still feel like it hasn’t hit me yet. I still feel like it’s months away, like I’ll look at the “Countdown app” on my …

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23 Apr | Nicholas Johnson | No Comments

Confession in the Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s most famous work and the place of a profound event in my life.  It was a Tuesday, like any other, and my Palaces of Rome class took a field trip to the Vatican Museums, pretty cool place for a field trip I would say, but that is the unimportant part of …

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