Archive for June 2016

Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your Time Studying Abroad

As anyone who has ever studied abroad can attest to, time truly does fly when abroad. Whether your are studying abroad for 1 month or 1 year, by the time your experience is coming to an end, it will feel like you blinked and the semester was suddenly over. Between school, constant traveling, and attempting…

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How To Donate Clothes in Florence (and save room in your suitcase!)

If you are temporarily living in Florence, studying abroad, or simply traveling, when it is time to return home the reality may hit that there is suddenly not enough room in your suitcase for every article of clothing you brought. Whether you overpacked, (check out my Study Abroad Packing List for tips on how to avoid this phenomenon)…

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Amazing Amalfi: Top 10 Things To Do In Positano

The beautiful black sand (okay, pebble) beaches of Positano are a must for any traveler visiting the Amalfi Coast. After a year living in Italy, I can honestly say that Positano is not only one of my favorite beach towns, but one of my favorite Italian destinations. Spend a day (or two!) exploring the colorful…

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Two Incredible Weeks In Italy: The Complete Itinerary

There is so much to do and see in Italy that planning a trip can be quite a daunting task. After living in Italy for almost a year, I am constantly adding adventures to my Italy Bucket List and never seem to run out of places to go. To help make planning easier, I have carefully selected…

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A Day in Elba, Tuscany’s Incredible Island Paradise

What comes to your mind when you think of Tuscany? Rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves, beaches? Wait, what was that? Beaches? Yes, you did read that correctly. Strange as it may sound, Tuscany is home to an archipelago of 7 Mediterranean island escapes. Elba Island, or Isola d’Elba, as it is locally called is the…

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