ITALY: Tuscania

3 Jul | Alexa | No Comments

Photography Portfolio

Ciao! I still have a difficult time processing the fact that I took a photography class in Italy. What an incredible and unique experience. I first got into photography because my friend Emily at home had taken classes in high school and then decided to continue her passion for film in college. Her photos were …


26 Jun | Alexa | No Comments

Coming to a Close

Ciao! I’m so sad that my time here in Tuscania is coming to a close. The last month has been an absolute whirlwind of wild experiences. It has felt like both a lifetime and a single moment. Studying in Italy is an absolute dream come true. The experiences I’ve had here have been exponentially different …


24 Jun | Alexa | 4 Comments

Pizza, Pasta, and Pastries!

Ciao! It’s time! The long-awaited….. Drum roll, please….. FOOD REVIEW!!! As I’m sure all of my readers (hi mom) have guessed, the food here is incredible. For the most part….. There was an instance with an over-salted dish, but that’s my only complaint. More on pasta later. Anyway, let’s start with breakfast. So Italians don’t …


18 Jun | Alexa | 2 Comments

Travel, Trains, and Tourism… Oh My!

Ciao! By now, it feels like we have traveled all over Italy. We’ve been to the following towns: Rome, Viterbo, Tarquinia, Florence, Lucca, Pisa, and Monterosso in Cinque Terre. We’re not done yet! I have yet to be disappointed by any of these lovely cities! Exhausted from traveling maybe, but far from disappointed. We saw …


12 Jun | Alexa | 3 Comments

Life and Learning at LdM

Ciao! Lorenzo de’ Medici was an artist, a poet, a scholar. He was interested in architecture and politics. A master of so many trades, it is understandable why he is the namesake for the school I am attending in Tuscania. The class I am taking while I am here is Introduction to Digital Photography with …


5 Jun | Alexa | 3 Comments

Tuscania Tour

Ciao! I’ve been in the beautiful town of Tuscania, Italy for a week now, and it is truly fascinating. This week has been packed full of adventure. My friend from home, Lydia, is studying abroad here as well, so we booked a flight together. The eight hours of the flight was not exactly comfortable (as ...


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