Lisbon, Portugal ~ Spring Break 2019

Lisbon, Portugal. March 11th, 2019. Out of all the places I have been fortunate enough to see in my time here, I have to say that Lisbon has my heart. I absolutely loved the vibe of the city, its colorful walls, and yellow cable cars. The people were very kind. The weather is almost usually 70s and sunny. Here’s what we did for a day in … Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal ~ Spring Break 2019

Madrid, Spain ~ Spring Break 2019

On Thursday, March 7th we departed from Rome Ciampino to Madrid, Spain! We met Gabby who had flown in earlier and checked into the airbnb. After washing up, we went to sleep immediately after the busy travel day. On Friday, March 8th we woke up from a good night’s rest and began to explore our first city. We started the day with breakfast at Taberna El Paso … Continue reading Madrid, Spain ~ Spring Break 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands

February 15, 2019 – February 17, 2019 Friday the 15th Upon arrival in the Netherlands, I already started the pun of the weekend– “Dam Amster.” It was our first glimpse of the beautiful city and we were already in love. We accidentally stepped into some bike lanes and almost got run over by a few bicyclists, but other than that and a few other bumps … Continue reading Amsterdam, Netherlands

Week 2 – Studying Abroad in Rome

Week two was filled with more coffee shops, beautiful sunsets, and gelato. A few places we visited: Barnum Cafè – a chic, rustic coffee shop where the barista specialized in unique latte designs Piazza Navona – we walked through this piazza about 6 times to find a good gelato shop Quinto Bottega del Gelato – of all the gelato places I’ve been, this one is … Continue reading Week 2 – Studying Abroad in Rome

A Weekend in Florence

February 8th-10th. For our second weekend in Italy, we decided to explore Florence. Although it was cloudy and a little rainy all weekend, Florence was still beautiful with more of a small town feel compared to Rome. While Rome made me feel more adventurous, Florence made me feel more at home. The city was very walkable and our Airbnb happened to be right next to … Continue reading A Weekend in Florence