Study Abroad, Travel

San Gimignano

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

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

Versailles

Saturday, May 27th, 2017, Part Two The first time I went to Paris, we did the whole guided Versailles tour group thing. But that didn't stop me from going back after Dorsay, for the remainder of what was essentially a really good free day. This time, though, I didn't have the fast skip-the-line advantage. But… Continue reading Versailles

Study Abroad, Travel

Paris

May 24th - 28th, 2017 We arrived in Paris at at sometime around seven or eight in the morning. They told us to sleep on the plane, but even after the windows were shut tight and the cabin darkened, that didn't exactly happen. I wasn't yet used to sleeping upright, and I'm pretty sure there… Continue reading Paris

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

Art, Life and Such

Beltline Blues and Roommate News

I love the Beltline. I love the art, the urban atmosphere, the market nearby...I love it all. So when my roommate mentioned going with a group of our friends the weekend before classes started, I jumped at the idea. I had missed it, as I hadn't been since earlier in the summer, despite its being right… Continue reading Beltline Blues and Roommate News