Tag archive for study abroad

Michelle goes to Moscow!

Sorry about my blog hiatus — I’ve been pretty busy between exploring St. Petersburg, getting in last minute trips to Europe, and (surprise) actually doing work for my study abroad classes! Anyway, there is one phenomenal experience I had in October that I haven’t yet…

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Watering Your Roots

Before going abroad, one of my main concerns was keeping in touch with my family. I’m very close to my family at home, and I didn’t want that relationship to suffer with me being away. Additionally, I didn’t want to fall behind or miss out…

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Scotland Rocks (Literally)

I knew studying abroad in Scotland would be an adventure that I would never forget. What I didn’t know was that it would give me a whole new appreciation for those under-rated things we walk on every single day: rocks. I chose to study abroad…

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Just “Copen” with It: A Close Look into My Semester Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark

“You’re going to Copenhagen? Wait, where is that again? Why there?” During the months leading up to my nine-hour flight to Denmark, these were the typical responses that I received from friends and family upon telling them that I was embarking on a semester overseas…

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Coping with Post-Abroad Depression

Before I left to study abroad in Florence, Italy, I remember assuring myself: “It’s only 113 days, I’m sure it will go by fast.”  I said this HOPING it would go by fast and that I would be back home with my family, friends and beloved Perfecto’s…

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German Adventures

Before leaving for abroad, I knew there were some countries I needed to get to…Spain…France…England…those few made the top of my list.  I never really considered traveling to Germany, and honestly didn’t have much interest in seeing the country in my short four months abroad…

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Boats on boats on boats…Venice adventures

Welcome to a world of boats, gondolas, and hundreds and hundreds of pigeons…. Welcome to the world of Venice- a city roughly 3 and a half hours north of my temporary home in Florence and one of the oldest, most unique cities in all of…

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On an evening in Roma

 The Colosseum Last week our program took us to Rome for four days!  I am so  in love with Florence at this point that I thought there was no way I could possibly like Rome as much.  However, Rome was absolutely AMAZING.   Florence is definitely…

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Butare, Rwanda!

  This past week in Rwanda has been fascinating. My study abroad program spent last Monday through Friday in Butare; a city that is a beautiful four hour drive southwest of Kigali. It was a breath of fresh air to get outside the capital and…

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The arrival of the Lorenzo girls & our trip to Paris!!

  After already living in Florence for almost a month, the day I had been waiting for had finally arrived- the girls of Lorenzo de’ Medici were now here in Firenze! It was almost comical that my best friend Kathryn Ragonese (along with her roommates…

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