Archive for October 2015

Reasons Venice is Better than You Imagined

Over 2.9 million tourists visit “The Floating City” each year. A picturesque and historic hub of arts and culture (and the wedding location of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin) its no wonder Venice is the 28th most internationally visited city. Its unique labyrinth of bridges and canals are unlike any in the world, making Venice…

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A Day In Perugia: Attending the 2015 Eurochocolate Festival

Every year for the last 22 years, the beautiful and historic hilltop town of Perugia transforms into a chocolate lover’s paradise for its annual Eurochocolate Festival, the largest chocolate festival in Europe. I couldn’t resist making a trip there myself (although I am sure my dentist would be horrified)! Perugia Perugia is the capital of…

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Exploring Tuscany: Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena

When I studied abroad last year, I saved my trip to see the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa for the last day of my time in Florence. This approach was great, in theory, until I accidentally slept through 3 alarms and wound up missing my tour. Therefore, this weekend I was incredibly excited to finally…

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20 Things I Learned Studying Abroad That I Never Learned in School

Most study abroad students decide to leave home in the hopes of learning something new, making incredible memories, and having a life changing experience. However, upon returning home, it can seem impossible to articulate just how your experiences abroad impacted you. After lots of reflection, here are my top 20 things I learned during my…

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Oktoberfest: The Complete Guide

I spent the past weekend in Munich for Oktoberfest and had one of the best days of my life. You can read all about it here! If you are even considering going, you absolutely must, and I would even go so far as to say that Oktoberfest should be on everyone’s bucket list. It was that…

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