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Positano

Italian Style After noticing I awoke in the wrong hostel, I cleaned up and carried on. Around 11am, we walked a hefty trek to town. Before laying out, I bought a much needed cover up. In the store, the sweet Italian woman insisted on taking in my dress. “I sew with my ...

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Mostly Food Thoughts, Part 2

Finally, Sleep I started my day off with my Michelangelo run, adding a bridge to my route. I spent the rest of the day walking around Florence searching for travel advice for my trip to Munich. My cousin Mallori studied abroad in Prague and emphasized visiting a concentration camp while ...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Western Philosophy Xavier University’s Jesuit core curriculum requires 12 credit hours of Philosophy to graduate. Luckily, the Western Philosophy course offered at FUA is accredited for my core. I have a love hate relationship with philosophy classes, but hearing my Tuscan professor explain the theories of Ancient Greek philosophy, I ...

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Mostly Food Thoughts

Celebrating Labor Day   Classes officially started at FUA but Kenzie and I are lucky enough to have Mondays off. After six days of travel, orientation, and gelato, I was psyched to check out the school gym. Unfortunaly, it was very dissapointing. With only six cardio machines, Kenzie and I were ...

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Up, Up, and Away

Ever since I was accepted into the International Studies Abroad (ISA) Florence Fall 13 program, I had my doubts about this dream becoming reality. The enrollment process and Visa application was incredibly tedious. I thought that I may never be allowed into Italy. In that case, my mom and I ...

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Prepare for Takeoff

I’ve worked six different jobs this summer to help finance my fun in Florence. Though for my last day in the States, I took time off to spend time with my family. However, most of my day was focused on packing. The challenge: fitting four months into one suitcase. How ...

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