To begin my trip abroad to Florence, I arrived three hours early to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to ensure ample time to check my bag, go through airport security, and allocate time for any other disturbance that came my way. However, my plans… More
The pandemic has taken a lot. It has taken loved ones, our mental health, our sanity, and much more. Far less on the scale of importance, but still something to note, is travel.
For a year we were stuck. Stuck in our homes, our cities, our states, and… More
People may fear studying abroad for a variety of reasons: being too far from home for an extended period of time; not liking the food in the country they go to; or the language barrier. Students have told me that they could never study abroad because… More
I want to talk about the topic many people gloss over when studying abroad in a new country: drinking. It is the elephant in the room, yet many avoid engaging in honest conversations about it.
In Italy, the drinking age is 18. This means that the majority… More
For many people the idea of sharing your room, your space and your time can be hard. Going to college is scary enough without the added pressure of a possibly poor rooming or roommate situation.
Going abroad is also scary. For me, I came to Italy not… More