And then, suddenly, things can pick up steam again, changing into new, previously unseen forms that demand constant attention. And though you may know have other things to do, you just can’t help but sit around and watch the new stimuli reveal their beautiful… More
Take a deep breath, relax, and then you can ease back into things.
For spring break, which lasted a long and eventful week, I went to San Sebastian, Spain (“Donostia” in the local Basque language), with my roommate Freddy, who used to live there for… More
After all of the excitement of the first couple of weeks gave way to more regular routines, I began to feel somewhat… bored. My classes, while interesting, often overlap in material with what I’ve already learned at home. I was unfortunately sick for… More
Sunday was our first "free day" since we landed in Italy. Our group made plans to test the metro system and ride up to Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps) where we browsed through the high-end stores that line the streets. It almost felt like a day trip… More
My experience in Rome so far has been overwhelming, beautiful, exciting, and relaxing. After almost a week of getting my bearings and understanding the town around my apartment, I am amazed by how low-stress and relaxed the lifestyle is. Those who know… More