Tag: Culture

A Week of New Gelato Flavors!

Ciao everyone! This week is my final week in Italy, and I’m choosing to spend it trying to eat as much gelato as possible and having fun with my amazing roommates. As I go out and walk around Florence with them, I’m keenly aware of how a mere three months […]

Pilgrimage to Assisi

Hello all! I hope everyone had a great Holy Week and Triduum. For Easter Vigil, I was able to take part in a beautiful and very solemn service at a church called Santi Apostoli (one of the oldest churches in Florence). As for Easter Sunday, I tried to go to […]

Beaches, Volcanoes, and Rich History

Ciao Mounties and welcome back to my blog! I hope you all had a joyous Easter this past Sunday! Last weekend, I traveled to the Amalfi Coast, a place I was most looking forward to visiting. While I have been to some amazing places, this weekend quickly took the top […]

Reflecting on my Favorite Day Trips! 

Ciao everyone, and thank you for returning to #ReflectionFriday, where today, I will be reflecting on one of my top five favorite weekends of my study abroad experience! This is a big statement considering all of the amazing trips Mount students have taken together over the past two months. However, […]

Touring the Towns of Italy

Hey guys! I had an amazing time this weekend at Siena and San Gimignano. While in Siena, we took a tour and were able to walk around the city. It was interesting to see how similar some of their churches look to the ones in Florence. Most of the churches […]