Last week I didn’t give my first real impression of Florence. I honestly think I was overwhelmed when I first arrived. The city is beautiful and old. The walls and buildings hold memories of times much older than America. The streets are mostly narrow and all are cobbled. My first full day in the city… Continue reading Study Abroad: Florence: Day 1: Summer 2012
Back to Italy we go. On the road from Rome to Florence in the Tuscany region. ISA bused us from Rome to Italy. I guess it was faster than the trains and they could control arrival and departure times. The drive through Italy was beautiful. Green and lush and just waiting to be explored. I… Continue reading Study Abroad: Florence: Arrival: Summer 2012
Our second full day in Rome took us to the Vatican. I remember it being a more of a museum than anything. Halls and outdoor galleries lined with centuries of history, from a giant bust of Augustus Caesar to the ceilings themselves being works of art. We were able to see the great work of… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Day 2: Summer 2012
The first full day we were in Italy was a whirlwind. We were going all day. Honestly I feel like I didn’t stop moving from the first morning to the last day and as you read this you will see why. In Rome we were tourists. And the first stop on our first morning was… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Day 1: Summer 2012
When I originally started this blog it was to tell the stories of my past travels and share new adventures as they happen. I’ve been going backwards in time with my posts: Colorado, Alaska, China. This series is going to go back even farther. In college I took a summer study abroad class. I was… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Arrival : Summer 2012
I love risotto but it is always expensive at restaurants. Some of the best risotto that I have ever had was in Sienna, Italy. On the outdoor patio I had Gorgonzola risotto with pears and a balsamic sauce. Glorious. My attempted recreation of it was not to my liking but my parents loved it. Anyway… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto
My adventure making Tiramisu!