It's been 3 weeks yo! It feels like I've lived here for longer than that, as I have a handle mostly of the city and can get myself around to wherever I need to go. It's starting to get in the thick of it in terms of classes and homework, in a month we are … Continue reading Settimana Tre
Last night, I participated in my very first march across a city. Here in Florence, my host mom Francesca and other strong women she attends a women's group with, organized a massive march from the Piazzale Michelangelo to the city center, the Piazza della Repubblica. This march was to show our solidarity with the two … Continue reading “A March Against Rape Culture”
"Go study abroad!!" they said. "You'll make friends, don't worry!" they said. "You're going to have the time of your life and will barely think of home!" they said. So far, I agree to disagree on this. The study abroad counselors touch on loneliness a little bit during orientation, but no one really specifies how … Continue reading Never as easy as it seems
Two weeks in. Things are going well! In the past week, I got a lot of homework, dropped a class (LOL), went to a lantern festival, went to Pisa, ate some pizza and pasta, missed home (just a little), went to church, and made new friends! CLASSES: So I dropped that Food & Wine Pairing … Continue reading Week Due (2)
Okay blog, it's officially been one week since I've been in Florence. I feel like I've been here for a lot longer than this though! I have my bearings and know where I'm going around town (for the most part). Here is a random jumble of my thoughts based on what's been happening the past … Continue reading I’ve been here for a week!
Hey friends! I know I said I would write a Part 2 follow-up to my last post updating you on my travels. This post is my listicle covering the things I've noticed about Italy so far. Let me tell you, this country and the cities within it are very different from home. It's immediately noticeable in some … Continue reading Things I’ve Noticed about Italy
Hey friends! I arrived safe & sound in Italy, if you couldn't tell by the pics I've been posting 🙂 If you're interested in reading about my arrival and travels, continue here. I have a separate post coming (a part 2, if you will) about the things I've noticed about Italy so far. Traveling, Part … Continue reading Firenze, Italia! Buongiorno!