Archive for February 2016

10 Important Facts To Know About Germany’s Berlin Wall

Germany’s Berlin Wall, once over 90 miles long originally stood as both a physical and ideological barrier between communist East and democratic West Germany. This famous landmark, once a symbol of communist oppression today stands as a beacon of peace and freedom, covered in artwork which echoes these messages. On a recent trip to Berlin,…

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7 Fantastic Day Trips To Take From Florence

One of my favorite things about Florence is it’s proximity to other incredible Italian destinations! In just a few hours you can head to a variety of amazing day trips and explore different regions Italy. Here are my top 7 favorite day trips to take from Florence! 1. Get your hike on in Cinque Terre Experience the unforgettable…

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10 Ways To Keep Stress In Check When Studying Abroad

While many people claim that studying abroad is like a long vacation, there is nothing particularly easy or relaxing about leaving family and friends, classes and tests, adjusting to a foreign country, learning a new language, and traveling all the time. Yes, studying abroad is amazing and many times it does feel like a vacation,…

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The Top 10 Must Visit Gelaterias In Florence

You don’t go to Italy without eating gelato and you definitely don’t go to Florence without eating at least a few (once a day is a good starting average). However, with a different gelateria on every street corner, it can be hard knowing which ones to go to and which ones to avoid. After some…

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7 Reasons to Visit Interlaken This Winter (That Aren’t Skiing)

Skiing in the Swiss Alps is an activity that can be found on many people’s bucket lists. With incredible mountains, engaging scenery, and beautiful Alpine resorts, its not hard to see why. I recently headed out to scenic Interlaken, where I quickly discovered there’s more to Switzerland than just skiing. Here are my top 10…

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20 Instagrams You Are Guaranteed to Post in Florence

One of my favorite ways to record my travel memories and share them is Instagram. After months of living in Florence, I’ve found it to be one of the most ‘grammable cities I know. This list shows the 20 best places to take an Instagram photo in Florence, now let the likes roll in! The…

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