Arcadia in Rome, Italy
My name is Shelby Adelsen, I am 20 years old from the Lone Star State. Whoop! My home school is the University of North Texas where I am a Journalism (news writing) major and English/Italian minor, and a proud member of Alpha Phi. Go Mean Green. I am currently studying with Arcadia University at Roma Tre in Rome, Italy! My dream job is to write for the National Geographic Magazine so I can write and travel. I love (obviously) writing and traveling, running, sleeping, reading the newspaper every day like an old man, reading in general, green things, cats, food, food, food, and most importantly, my main man Jesus. Yay that's me!
One of the most amazing things about this experience in Rome is the opportunities to do things through our courses that wouldn't be possible in any way, shape, or form, as a tourist. This program really rocks it. I am in a class called Communications… More
For all of those that are following this blog I apologize for my lack of posts. It's been super crazy here! Last weekend was my first field study with my Food and Its Visual Representations class. We went for to Tuscany for two days and I think I ate… More
I feel like I could live in Rome for eternity and still not discover all it has. But one of the Italian girls in my class today said when it comes to being Roman, it isn't about knowing everything about the city or how to navigate its streets, it's about… More
I realized I've only been here for a week. Wut. It's crazy because I've done so much in such a short amount of time. Catching up, I've been to most of the big sites in Rome but still have a ton more to see, and I'm planning my trips outside of Rome for… More
Wow. So first day in Italy: complete. After so many months of preparation I’m definitely glad to be here. Speaking of this preparation, let’s talk about that for a minute. As far as packing went, there was absolutely no preparation whatsoever. So of… More