Farewell Florence

As I (sadly) finish up my final days in Florence, I’ve been reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned and the memories I’ve made. Four months ago, as I was finally packing for my semester abroad, I truly had no clue how much I would gain from this experience. When asking past study abroaders for advice, […]

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The Meaning Behind The John Lennon Wall

The John Lennon Wall is a tourist hot spot, and the perfect Instagram location known for its colorful and ever-changing artwork. When visiting Prague a visit to (and picture at) the wall is a must. But, many people do not know the true meaning behind the wall and why it holds such great importance to […]

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463 Steps to the Best View of Florence

While studying abroad in Florence, climbing to the top of the Duomo is a must. To get to the amazing view, you climb 463 steps through tight corridors in the interior of the dome. But, these steep stairs weren’t originally meant for public use. The corridors were meant for the workmen to perform maintenance on […]

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Taste Pesto at Its Birthplace

For all you foodies studying abroad, this ones for you! Add “taste pesto at its birthplace” to your bucket list and you (and your stomach) will be very happy. Pesto is said to have originated in the Northern region of Italy, Liguria. Liguria hugs the Mediterranean Sea and is nested in the hills of the […]

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Chianti Countryside

Known as the wine region of Tuscany, Chianti is the perfect getaway from busy Florence. Hike through the winding grape vineyards and end your excursion at a delicious wine tasting paired with classic Italian pasta. Location: Chianti, Italy  

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Toss a Coin in the Trevi Fountain

No study abroad bucket list, or trip to Rome, is complete without a visit to the Trevi Fountain. As the legend is told, if you throw one coin into the fountain you are ensured a return to Rome. Throw a second coin in the fountain to find love, and throw a third coin for marriage. […]

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Laura Krause

Laura Krause Hometown: Brisbane, Australia College/Major: Fashion Design/Business Marketing Favorite Travel Destination: London Bucketlist Destination: Malta Number of Countries Visited: 16 Study Abroad Program: Fashion Institute of Technology What made you decide to work for FlorenceforFun? I love to travel and to meet new people. I had such a great study abroad experience I decided […]

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