Wandering Venice

Before I even knew I’d be studying inĀ Florence, I dreamed of going to Venice. The sparkling city on the water, full of extravagant elegance at every turn, was like a far-off fairy tale to me. It was something out of the pages of an ancient romantic story, its pages telling of mysterious and festive masqueradeContinue reading “Wandering Venice”

My Celtic Adventure | Day One In Dublin

Just an hour in a plane and we were in Ireland. It didn’t feel real. I’d been hoping all my life for that moment, and there it was. We flew over the green fields dotted with fluffy sheep that I’d only ever seen in movies and my dreams before landing in the city and takingContinue reading “My Celtic Adventure | Day One In Dublin”

Rome-ing Around

I don’t think I’ve ever had a weekend as packed as September 30 – October 2, 2016 was. All three days were full of the best that Rome has to offer, from the Vatican to ancient monuments to some really, really great food. I started my Roman adventure with SU Florence. Rome is SUF’s “biggest”Continue reading “Rome-ing Around”

Exploring Ravenna | SU Florence All-School Trip

Last Friday, I visited a beautiful seaside town in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region: Ravenna. Its mosaics – many in the ancient Byzantine style, though some go back even further – are among the most famous in the world. Our first stop was the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in the nearby town of Classe, just outside Ravenna. ThisContinue reading “Exploring Ravenna | SU Florence All-School Trip”