I've been really bad about posting what I've been doing this week but nothing really of substance has happened. I've continued to eat great meals and recently most of those have been made by me and my roommates. Our Survival Italian class comes to a close today and I'm not sure if I'm going to … Continue reading The Final Week of Culture 101
A summary of our day trip yesterday was A LOT of walking with a bit of site seeing. According to Apple's latest health/lifestyle app we walked over 30,000 steps and around 15 miles. Our feet were killing us by the time we got on the train home. We left Florence at 8:30AM and took a … Continue reading Steps, steps, and more steps
I thought the next time I would post would be after my trip tomorrow to Pisa. However, our culture field trip this morning was really cool and I took a lot of pictures so I figured I would share now. I mastered all of my kindergarten level Italian for my quiz in 30 minutes so … Continue reading Another Morning Field Trip
Last night, as a part of our culture class, we had a wine tasting. It was in the central market right beside our house. It was cool getting to go inside the glass walls and participate in a class we had passed by so many times. And yes I mean so many, we have been … Continue reading Culture 101
I'm going to convince myself that is a yes. As you can imagine the food here is amazing. Thanks mom for fixing vegetables every day I was home because they are MIA in my current diet. I had this realization last night so I got a decent sized salad at dinner...with a spinach and cheese … Continue reading Is Pesto a Vegetable?
Hello from Florence! This post has been a few days in the making. Thankfully we have some downtime in between adventuring through the city and eating so I can finally share about my first few days. Day 1: After a few hard goodbyes, I was off on my journey across the pond. Anyone that knows me … Continue reading The Beginning of an Adventure of a Lifetime