Around the US, Top Five

Top Five: Detroit, Michigan

Did you know that Michigan is the 11th largest state based on land size?  Or that Alaska is the only state with more water included in its borders?  Michigan is actually surprisingly huge - although Lake Superior is even more surprising (Trust me, the question "How many Liechtensteins would fit in Lake Superior" has become… Continue reading Top Five: Detroit, Michigan

Europe, Italy, Study Abroad

Reflecting on Rome

Rome, the Eternal City.  I spent a weekend in Rome while I was in Italy last summer, and despite the heat and crowds, I still really enjoyed it.  There's a reason it's popular, after all!  For me, one of the thrills of Rome is the age of everything - like a lot of places in… Continue reading Reflecting on Rome

Italy, Study Abroad

A Guide to Orvieto, Italy

My study abroad program in Italy was absolutely amazing, but one of the best parts of the trip was my home-base town of Orvieto. While there, I wrote a short blog about a typical day in Orvieto for me, and while this post will have some similarities, it's also more of a guide to what… Continue reading A Guide to Orvieto, Italy

Italy

One Day in Vatican City

I visited Vatican City on a Saturday in the summer during my study abroad program in Orvieto, Italy. While it was incredibly crowded, it was entirely worth the hype - to me, at least. Some people might disagree, but I stand by what I wrote after my visit in 2018: "The only disappointing thing about… Continue reading One Day in Vatican City

Europe, Italy, Study Abroad

A Day in the Life: Orvieto Study Abroad

I fell head over heels in love with Orvieto soon after my arrival in Italy, and studying abroad here was an amazing experience! Though I love traveling and seeing different parts of the world, I really enjoy having a home base where I can establish a daily routine. The benefit of studying abroad is that… Continue reading A Day in the Life: Orvieto Study Abroad