When we left Rome, we were more than ready to leave. Little did we know that, during our lunch stop on way to the next city, Florence, we would find an unexpected gem of a place called San Gimignano. No one gave us any context before stopping here, and the bus area wasn't much to… Continue reading San Gimignano
Venice is a place of dreams. This is true in a broad sense, of course; the place is completely surreal. Everything about it is hazy and magical, vivid and strange. It's a city built on water, a city sinking amidst its own paved alleyways and winding canals. But more specifically, it's a place of my… Continue reading Venice
This summer I am...drumroll please...STUDYING ABROAD! I'm taking part in Georgia Tech's Summer Oxford Program. For the first six weeks, we will be traveling all around Europe studying Art History and European Composers. We're going to visit Paris, Venice, Rome, Florence, Munich, Vienna, Prague, and Bruges, each for about three or four days. We'll be… Continue reading Summer Plans
Yesterday was the last official day of classes. Congrats you guys, we did it! Well, we’ve almost done it. Because yes, there are free breakfasts and therapy dogs, popsicles and bowling—tried and true signs of another term...terminating. (Sorry, that was too good to pass up.) These wonderful fun FREE things do little to disguise the… Continue reading Happy Finals Week!
On Saturday, January 28th, I met Christine (affectionately called "Stank" since some time around tenth grade) in West Midtown for our very favorite meal of the day. Our favorite because it's Leslie Knope's favorite, mostly, but also because it's dang delicious. We ate brunch at West Egg, which I had never been to before. We… Continue reading The Adventures of Lauren & Stank
On Saturday morning, I woke up to lightning streaking across the sky and rain pelting my dorm room window. It was early, around eight or so, and I wasn't exactly sure why I couldn't sleep through such dreary weather as usual other than the fact, I quickly remembered, that it was a Very Important Day.… Continue reading The Women’s March