EuroChocolate Festival

Italy isn’t quite known for its chocolate in the same way that Switzerland or Belgium are, but the annual EuroChocolate Festival in Perugia, Italy will make you rethink how well Italians know their chocolate!    Definitely more a local and regional event than a world-renowned […]

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Rome in a Day

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t see the highlights of the city in a day! The city that was once the epicenter of the massive Roman Empire certainly deserves as much time as possible to explore the […]

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Speed Tour: Best of Milan

If you’re based somewhere else in Italy but are flying into or out of Milan Bergamo or Malpensa airport, it’s the perfect opportunity to arrive early or stay late in Milan to see the highlights of the city!   I arrived at Milano Centrale around […]

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Day Trip to San Gimignano 

Driving past the Tuscan countryside on the way to San Gimignano, I had the chance to reflect and realize how lucky I am to be studying in one of the most beautiful places in Europe – truly, one of the most beautiful places on earth. […]

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The STUDY Part of Study Abroad

Traveling is definitely the highlight of study abroad but it’s impossible to ignore the actual studying component of study abroad: today I had my first midterm abroad.  My midterm for Financial Accounting was actually easy, and I only spent the previous two nights reviewing for […]

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Taking A Rest Day

Although I initially planned to try to maximize my time in Italy by taking day trips within the country on Wednesdays when I only have one early morning class, I decided against going anywhere today and just remained in Florence to rest and recoup so […]

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