3 Months Studying Abroad in Rome

02.01.19-05.01.19 BEFORE My love affair with Rome sparked when I was young. It started with reading books about Roman myths and legends to taking Latin classes throughout high school. I grew fascinated with the stories I translated in The Aeneid as well as the ancient history I learned about the Roman Empire. When I began college as a small freshman, and I heard of the … Continue reading 3 Months Studying Abroad in Rome

Easter Mass in Vatican City

Buona Pasqua ~ Happy Easter!  April 21st, 2019 — Easter Sunday I made it back from Prague purposedly so I could experience Easter Sunday in the Vatican. For me, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I woke up early Sunday morning to catch the public transit to the Vatican City. Even though I left later than most, my friend Nicole and I were still able to … Continue reading Easter Mass in Vatican City

Prague, Czech Republic ~ Easter Break 2019

April 19-20th, 2019. On April 18th, I boldly skipped some of my film class to catch a flight with McKenna & Gabby to…. Prague! It would be our last trip together this semester. When we landed, the city was already dark, but we already fell in love with it. We could still make out the beautiful architecture and we had a hearty meal with beer. … Continue reading Prague, Czech Republic ~ Easter Break 2019

Ancient Campania

March 30-31, 2019. First stop: Capaccio At Capaccio, we stopped at a buffalo mozzarella farm called Tenuta Vannulo to learn about how the buffalos are treated and how the cheese is made. We even had our own taste of fresh mozzarella cheese– delicious! The buffalos are very pampered here, as pictured in the 2nd photo below of them getting massaged. Second stop: Paestum In Paestum, … Continue reading Ancient Campania

A Weekend in Switzerland

March 22-24, 2019 Sarah and I spent the weekend getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city and taking in the mountainous views of Switzerland. We explored the Bernese Oberland area– Spiez, Grindelwald, and Interlaken. We fell in love with the calmness and beauty of the country. SPIEZ, SWITZERLAND Our airbnb was in Spiez and it was right in front of Lake Thun! … Continue reading A Weekend in Switzerland