“So Much Roma, So Little Time-a”

“You are living the Lizzie McGuire dream!” followed by singing This is What Dreams Are Made of was all I heard when I told people I’d be studying abroad in Italy. While Florence is a short train ride from Rome, Italy’s capital is a must see during your semester abroad. Being mistaken for a pop […]

Read More…

So You Lost Your Luggage…Now What?

Losing a suitcase is a traveler’s worst nightmare. But it’s not the end of the world and there’s a few things you can do to get it back. Before you go on vacation Take pictures While packing for a trip take pictures of your suitcase and its contents. By having photos not only is it […]

Read More…

6 Things You Didn’t Know about Salzburg

In western Austria on the Salzach river lies Salzburg, a city that looks straight out of a fairytale. Known as the birthplace of Mozart and the backdrop for The Sound of Music, there are a few things that many don’t know about the Austrian city. 1. Salzburg means “salt fortress” With a rich mining area around […]

Read More…

4 Things that Happen When You Visit Barcelona

The Dr. Suess town for architecture, traveling to Barcelona is not an experience you will soon forget.  The city is vastly different from small town Florence, so here are 5 things that will happen when you visit. If you think Italians eat late, the dinner time here is even later. There was one night we […]

Read More…

How To Prepare for a Weekend Trip in 8 Quick Steps

You’ve been in Europe now for a few weeks, and are starting to get a hang of this whole school during the week, travel during the weekend thing.  It’s amazing, but it can also be incredibly draining, and the last thing you want to do is pack another suitcase. So how to minimize the effort, […]

Read More…

Oktoberfest Advice: How to Tie the Knot

For all of you ladies about to enjoy Oktoberfest, here is one crucial piece of information you need to know! First of all, buying a dirndl is essential to properly get into the Oktoberfest spirit.  There are plenty of places around Munich that sell Dirndls anywhere from €60-€180 in all sorts of colors, lengths, styles, and patterns. Now you […]

Read More…