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Blisters are a blessing

Filed in Blog, Italy by on April 21, 2017
Blisters are a blessing

by Christa C. I was fortunate enough to grow up traveling all over the country with my family. Both of my parents’ parents have a passion for traveling that they passed down to my parents, who have passed it to my sister and me. When we grew up, it was no surprise that we both […]

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Great expectations

Filed in Blog, Italy by on March 1, 2017

by Christa C. I remember in my freshman year of high school, my teacher has us read “Great Expectations.” I’m not entirely sure I understood what Dickens was trying to say at the time, but I do now. Looking at my calendar, every weekend has me jet-setting to a far off land, including Prague, Paris […]

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Telling yourself “it’s no big deal”

Filed in Blog, Italy by on February 20, 2017
Telling yourself “it’s no big deal”

by Christa C. Studying abroad is a very big deal. I’m not only learning how to cope with a new culture in Italy for four months, but I’m also taking classes at a new school, Florence University of the Arts, in places that sometimes take more than 30 minutes to find. Some people thrive faster […]

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