Meet the Staff: Nick Joyce

Nick Joyce College: Gonzaga University- Broadcasting/Video Production/Journalism Hometown: Tacoma, Washington Study Abroad Program: Gonzaga Study Abroad Program in Florence-Summer 2014 Number of Countries Visited: 12 Number One Travel Destination: Croatia Number One Bucketlist Destination: Barcelona, or to go running with the bulls Why did you study abroad in college: Study abroad is an unbelievable experience […]

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Meet the Staff: Stephanie McClendon

Stephanie McClendon College: Arizona State University- Accounting Hometown: Peoria, Arizona Number of Countries Visited: 14 Number 1 Travel Destination: Baños, Ecuador.  It’s just a small town in the mountains. Lots of adventure sports just stuck in the middle of the Andes. Number One Bucketlist Destination: Thailand Her Study Abroad Program: I actually didn’t study abroad, but I’ve spent […]

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Meet the Staff: Adriana Fanuzzi

Adriana Fanuzzi College: University of Delaware- Bachelors in Communications and Italian Hometown: Long Island, NY Number of Countries Visited: 8 Number One Travel Destination: Dublin, Ireland Number One Bucketlist Destination: Australia Her Study Abroad Program: Florence University of the Arts (FUA)-Fall 2012 What made you decide to Study Abroad in college? I took Italian classes for […]

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Meet the Staff: Jon Fields

Jon Fields Hometown: Wethersfield, Connecticut College: Western New England University- Sports Management Number One Travel Destination: Barcelona, Spain Bucketlist Destination: Maldives   Number of Countries Visited: 13 Study Abroad Program: I actually never studied abroad, and I regret it, but I’m out here now anyways! What made you decide to come out to work for […]

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What to Siena (See in a) Weekend (Get It?)

This past weekend, I went to Siena with my friends. We saw many places and things, and got to try some of the local foods. Here are four things you can do in Siena: 1. Hang out in the Piazza del Campo. The Piazza del Campo is the main plaza of Siena. Located in Siena’s historic […]

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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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9 Things You Learn as an American Studying in Florence

Studying abroad in Italy (or anywhere) for that matter can be a huge change from your typical, American lifestyle.  Here are a few tips and lessons that I’ve learned in the past month while here in Florence… 1. Wine is acceptable at any time of the day. You need a little stress-relief after your 2 hour […]

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How To Make The Most of Your Weekend Trip

Throughout your time abroad, you will embark on many trips to other countries. Often times these trips are booked on the weekends for obvious reasons. On the upside, you aren’t missing class. On the downside, you only have 2-3 days to see a weeks worth of sightseeing/doing. To make the most of this short amount of […]

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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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Verona in Love Festival 2016

With a story as tragically romantic as Romeo & Juliet, it’s no small wonder a Valentine’s Day Festival is held in the most romantic city in the world. Each year, the week before February 14th, the city’s enter is decked out in hearts and red balloons for the Verona in Love Festival. There are concerts, […]

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