5 Things I Learned Abroad

We go abroad for lots of reasons. We have goals. We wish to grow in ways we wouldn’t be able to at home. We want to get away, to travel the world while we still can. To see another culture, and to see ourselves through the eyes of another culture. And if we’re lucky, weContinue reading “5 Things I Learned Abroad”

The World’s Florence | What to See, Do and Eat in Florence, Italy

Ahh, Florence. The birthplace of the Renaissance, the capital of beautiful Tuscany. It was once home to the likes of Michelangelo, Donatello, Brunelleschi, the Medici, and just last fall –  me. Every day from August to December of 2016, I was lucky enough to stroll those famous terracotta-colored streets and check out the local foodsContinue reading “The World’s Florence | What to See, Do and Eat in Florence, Italy”

SU Florence Orientation | Week One

Orientation, meeting the host family, touring the city and more. Last Monday, I boarded a plane for the (almost) first time and set off for Italy. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a week! We kicked off orientation at a hotel just outside Florence, where, after a much-needed shower, I got my firstContinue reading “SU Florence Orientation | Week One”