Me: Bonjour! Parlez anglais? Person: Oui/Yes Me: Awesome *switches to English* *conversation in English* Me: Great! Grazie! I mean Thanks… I mean Merci *walks off embarrassed* This was basically the format of every conversation I had the first time I went to Belgium, from the person at the Tourist Information Office to random strangers on […]
Read the story about how I tried to avoid a potentially stressful situation and ended up in an even more stressful situation and missed my train in Rome.
My favourite things about Malta were the beaches, boat rides and the public transportation. Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE the beach and the boat rides really added to my experience. I was able to learn so much about the country and its history while seeing the islands from another from another angle. Maltese public transportation is one of the best I have experienced. It is quite efficient and easy to figure out.
The “Florence of the South”, Lecce isn’t the most well-known Italian city but it is worth a visit! Check out what you can do if you find yourself in or nearby Lecce.
Located in the Puglia region of Italy, Lecce was my home for 3 weeks in August 2016. Lecce isn’t one of the first places that you think of when you think Italy but it is well worth a visit!
Learn about my time in Lecce and things to do there.
My year in Europe is over and after two semesters and approximately 40 cities/towns in 15 countries, I am home.
Though I didn’t have “Be admitted to Italian hospital” on my study abroad bucketlist, it’s something I can now add and check off.
I am very happy that I chose to study abroad in Italy. The best part has been all the constant reminders of home.