Five transportation differences to expect in Italy 

Ah, traveling in Italy.  You probably have a very dreamy image in mind – historic cities filled with lively people, delicious food and wine, sunny beaches and clear water.  Italy definitely lives up to all its hype. In my two-and-a-half months of being in the country, I have experienced the wonderful pleasures the various regions […]

5 reasons you should definitely study abroad

Studying abroad is an experience every student deserves to have at least once in his/her educational career. There’s a reason people who have studied abroad can’t stop talking about it. No matter the destination, you will end up with countless stories and memories. By the end of the trip, you’ll feel like a brand new […]

11 European cities you must see before you die  

by Chase Hughes After having been lucky enough to spend last semester abroad, I assure you I know a little something about European cities. Every one of these destinations is different from the next. If you find yourself wondering where to go in Europe, this is a great place to start. These 11 are my favorites, […]

6 delectable reasons Paolo’s has the best gelato

Vising Paolo’s Gelateria in Charleston, S.C., might as well be like taking a step into authentic Italy. Smothered between two boutiques on John Street downtown, Paolo’s specializes in authenticity as owner Dalla Zorza, a native of Treviso, Italy, near Venice, makes his Italian delicacy just like you’d find it in his home country. So here are six […]

10 mistakes every girl makes when packing for Italy

Every girl’s worst nightmare when going abroad for four months is the thought of fitting her life into two tiny suitcases. So, as much as we’d all love to box up our entire bedroom and ship it off to Italy with us, here are some packing mistakes to avoid in order to make your life […]

Blending in while studying abroad

With thousands of American college kids traveling to Florence yearly to study abroad, it is extremely easy for locals to spot this semester’s “shipment.” And if you are part of that shipment, now is the time to know that Firenze is the Italian name for Florence. While I am the first to declare my patriotism […]