Florence, Italy

spring semester, even years

Scavenger Hunts and Delicious Breakfasts

Ciao everyone! This week I had very few classes so I got to sleep in a lot more than usual. I went to my favorite breakfast place twice within four days but with two different groups of friends. It is a brunch place called Rooster Cafe, and it is absolutely […]

Exploring the Boboli Gardens

After spending an entire week trapped inside my tower of quarantine, I was finally freed Monday morning after my Covid test came back negative. Stepping out onto the street to take the test felt like passing through a portal and into a new world. After spending seven entire days by […]

Weekend in Croatia

This weekend was the highlight of my week: I went on a weekend excursion out of Italy. However, I had to plan and do all my homework on the weekdays so that my weekend would be completely open. After all, I would not be bringing my computer to Croatia because […]

A Relaxing Week Back in Florence

Ciao Mounties! After visiting Tuscany and Venice, this week felt slow and peaceful. The weather in Florence was warm and sunny, making the days feel truly like spring. This week I had the opportunity to visit Palazzo Vecchio, attend a cooking class, and go out to dinner with a great […]

A Weekend in Paris!

Bonjour beautiful readers and welcome back! If you guessed that France was the European country I was visiting next, you guessed correctly! Paris has always been a place on my bucket list that I knew I wanted to visit one day, and that day came a lot sooner than I […]