Category: EUROPE

Caught Up in Florence

This semester has shaped up to be by far the most unique of any semesters I’ve experienced so far. Though I suppose that was to be expected considering it’s being spent abroad in Florence, it still is surprising at times. As weird as it sounds to read—it feels even more strange to write, I can ...



            What is Italian food? Pasta! I never knew there were so many different types of pastas until I came to Florence! Tuna pasta? Yes, even tuna pasta exists. But there is more than pasta. Pizza is another Italian favorite. And no, American pizza is not the same as Italian pizza. Italian pizza is the ...

First Day in Florence

A day full of surprises.

A Dream Come True

Studying abroad in Florence―a dream come true.



            I am pretty sure my family thought I was a little crazy after I came back from spending six weeks in Italy. I would be lying if I did not admit it myself: I had changed a bit. Maybe a lot. Well, it’s all relative!             After returning from Italy, I was in a ...