• Munich, Germany ~ Oktoberfest

    September 29, 2016

    Oktoberfest!  What a time, what a time.  There were ups and downs of the weekend, but if I had to tell someone whether to go, I would say for sure go.  I traveled to Munich through a student lead organization called Euro Adventures, and I loved them.  I would totally recommend them, and I am…

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  • Day Trip Guide: Cinque Terre

    September 19, 2016

    Cinque Terre!! Finally, the day has come when I made it to Cinque Terre.  I went in with absolutely no expectations.  I am glad I didn’t know what to expect because it made the scenery that much more beautiful.  There were moments I looked around where I almost wanted to cry from the beauty. Getting…

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  • Day trip Guide: Viareggio

    September 11, 2016

    On Saturday, my friends and I decided to conquer the Firenze S.M. Novella Train Station (Santa Maria), which is the central train station in Florence.  It was a bit intimidating to go there because we were told to be on high alert for pickpockets.  We left early with plenty of time to get ourselves from…

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  • One Week of Classes Down

    September 10, 2016

       SYLLABUS WEEK!  That is usually something that everyone will get extremely excited for, at U of I. In Florence, it isn’t a thing here.  Most of my classes are over two hours long because they only meet once a week.  The teacher covered the syllabus in about 20 minutes and then we moved right…

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  • A Weekend of Miles

    September 4, 2016

    Well, it is safe to say that after this weekend, I think I have walked 37 miles total from Thursday to today. A lot of those miles were circles from getting lost here but I am learning so much.  Thursday and Friday we had orientation but they were early in the morning so we were able to do some…

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