Study Abroad, Travel

Rome

The first and only time that I have ever seen the Lizzie McGuire movie was during pre-departure classes. And yet, inevitably, this is what everyone else my age first thinks of when they think about going to Rome, Italy and making wishes in the Trevi Fountain. They all want to find that cute singer dude… Continue reading Rome

Study Abroad, Travel

Venice

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

Life and Such, Study Abroad, Travel

…And the Return

That's right...I'm back! So yeah, you're probably thinking..."wait, I thought there were supposed to be a whole summer's worth of blog posts before this one?" And if you weren't expecting that, then, boo you for not having faith in me...but mainly kudos to you for thinking that my former resolution was pretty far-fetched in reality.… Continue reading …And the Return

Study Abroad, Travel

Departure

It's today it's today it's today!!! I have no idea what that quote is from, but it's from some movie. A kid is running somewhere really excitedly, saying that that in a high pitched voice over and over. I'm imagining that he is waving something in the air, shrieking and completely filled with energy and joy.… Continue reading Departure

Study Abroad, Travel

Summer Plans

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

College, Life and Such

(Another) Goodbye to Freshman Year

Hello again! I hope that everyone has had or is having an amazing end of their spring semester or school year, beginning of their summer, etc! I have officially finished my freshman year of college, which is crazy! I packed up and said goodbye to freshman dorm, roommate, dining halls...some parts of which were much… Continue reading (Another) Goodbye to Freshman Year