My time in Budapest Hungary and Krakow

To sum up Budapest in 1 sentence, An ever-expanding global city, whose major challenges include rapidly developing infrastructure to accompany their influx of tourists, and maintaining the authenticity of Hungarian culture.  During my time there I heard about opportunities and challenges tourism creates. About how Budapest both needs and isn’t ready to deal with their…

My time in Central Europe

    I’m extremely lucky to have had the opportunity to see and do so very much in Prague, Budapest, and Krakow.   From experience one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world in Prague, to learning about Budapest’s revival, to walking the remnants of the castle grounds in Krakow Poland, I’ve…

Czech Out the Czechia

    Prague is a cultural diamond that had been shuttered away from the western world following the end of World War Two. In my view, Prague rivals the top European cities and provides a unique perspective of the world with its incredible views, history, and people. The immense castle complex overlooking the city that…

My Third Trip Across the Pond (with Pitt Business)

  My name is Vincent Vallorani, I am a Senior Finance and Accounting Dual major within the University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration. I have completed a minor in Economics and a Certificate in Data Analytics for Business Management. I’m from a small town outside of Philadelphia Pennsylvania called Kennett Square. Kennett is a…

Meet the Pitt Business Student Bloggers for Summer 2019!

Welcome to the Panther Study Abroad Program! Panther Program Blog Overview The University of Pittsburgh’s Panther Programs are offered for all students covering almost every academic major. Each Panther Program scholarship recipient participated in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with friends, family, and prospective students. Meet the Summer 2019 Pitt Business Student…

A Few of My Favorite Things —

London is a massive place, packed full of things to do and places to see. Getting lost leads you in to areas that are unique and vibrant, and it’s a near guarantee that you find something great. I’ve experienced so many unique and interesting things by taking walks around the city. To wrap up my…

Lost In London

“Do you hear that?” “Yea! Sounds like live music…” We HAVE to check it out.” As I approach closer to the hidden noise, I hear a female voice that sounds reminiscent to Fleetwood Mac. I turn the corner to see a fairly average but remarkably British street, lined with booths, folding tables, children and parents…

Introducing the Birthplace of Punk Rock

Stepping off the wind tunnel escalators of the Camden Town station, I was greeted by a street-performer beat boxing a dubstep rendition of Adele. Immediately I see themed pubs, the Underworld and The World’s end, a live metal club and the self proclaimed world’s largest pub. Walking to my studio apartment you pass more shops…

GBI- London Vincent Vallorani

Here it Goes Again Hello and welcome, my name is Vincent Vallorani and over my time in London this blog will be a place for me to unload my thoughts and record my experiences overseas. I would like to start by thanking the Tafel foundation for helping fund my adventure to Europe and allowing me…