To The World (Kinda?)

Sometimes I find it difficult to relate what I’ve learned from the classroom to the real world. It seems that many times there is a metaphorical wall blocking those skills learned to transfer outside of classroom. I’ve felt this way about many courses, wondering if they were worth the time and effort spent on them….

582 Hours & 17 Minutes Left

First month of the semester done and we’ve already learned so much about the overall consulting process and have been working very diligently every day to create strong deliverables for our client. Although there are still months left in the semesters, it feels as if we are running out of time. There is only one…

Concluding post

I had a great international experience. I travelled long and far… Bologna, Venice, Siena San Gimingano, Amsterdam, Budapest, Paris, Calabria, Florence, Chianti, and the list goes on. It was, in total, an eye-opening incredible experience. I learned how to sculpt projects out of clay, how to write blog posts professionally and for this project, finally…

My Dream Home in Florence

If I had an opportunity to become a full-time resident of my study abroad location, then I would want to live a little north of the city center in a small place just for myself with a fire place much like the one in the picture. The type of place you can have your friends…

The Best Pizza in Florence

I have done a lot of traveling during my time abroad, even outside of Italy. One of my favorite trips was the time I went to Paris, France. I bought a luggage just for this trip because I thought for sure I would bring back lots of clothes and souvenirs. Little did I know that…

Spring Break in Europe on a Student Budget

During my time abroad, my attitude towards traveling outside of Italy has been to avoid squeezing in the big places on my bucket list into short weekend trips, and instead I could cover the “smaller” cities/countries of Europe that I may not necessarily make the flight from the US to visit alone, but are reasonable…

Spring Break Plans?

When I decided to study in Madrid, I planned to use my prime location in Europe and free weekends to travel the continent. For the last few years, I have saved and saved, and saved some more to afford it. Though others will say that the travel is cheap, it is expensive when booking weekends…