Discovering Arezzo

Living in a homestay with an Italian family is probably one of my favorite things about studying abroad. Food and homeyness aside, it’s surprisingly given me the opportunity to travel to places I know I would never had gone on my own. Arezzo, a beautiful little city just an hour away from Florence, is one […]

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Navigating the Eternal City: 5 Must See Places in Rome

If you’re in Italy, you absolutely shouldn’t leave without heading down to the Eternal City. Rome’s layout and vast amounts of historical sights can make it kind of overwhelming to plan out. There’s so much to see, you’ll think you’ll never have time to see everything. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but you can […]

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The Best Treat You’ll Eat in Madrid

The Spanish are well known all over the world for their food and drinks, from their tapas and paellas to their cava (the Spanish equivalent to champagne) and sangria. If you’re like me, you’ll want to try everything before going back home, and if you’re like me, you can’t leave without tasting what there is […]

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3 Reasons to Live in a Homestay

Homestays are one of the most unique experiences any study abroad program can offer. The chance to live not only in a foreign country but with a foreign family is one offered in only a handful of universities. You might have cringed at the thought and blown it off because who wants to deal with […]

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