How to Ace Study Abroad!

I’ve been fortunate enough to have been able to travel a bit, particularly thanks to the generosity of my school and the programs it offers. I’ve studied abroad semesters and 3-week intercessions: The winter of my sophomore year I was in Copenhagen, Denmark studying Social Entrepreneurship, my junior year was split between studying in Havana,…

Meet the Colombi’s, my extended Italian family!

Something I’ll never forget — sitting down at a wooden table with a heart-warming and welcoming family, several conversations in Italian going on at once, and sharing Polenta served on a few wooden tablets. The feeling of acceptance into the family and consideration they had for me made my heart literally melt. But let me…

Learning to cook from my Italian Mamma!

I had some friends over for dinner one night and we tasked ourselves with making a simple Italian dinner, inspired by our past 3 weeks in homestays with Italian mothers who cooked Italian food. To me, 3 weeks was definitely enough to learn a thing or two and make the best food possible. We made…