Category: Summer 2017

The One Where We Go To Florence

Ciao! As part of the Summer in Rome program, we have a weekend in Florence. Remember when I said that Rome was a beautiful city? Well, Florence is twice as beautiful; it’s gorgeous. A weekend wasn’t enough in Florence, so it’s definitely on my list of places to come back. On Day One, we took ...

Roman Poetry

“Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.” -Anotole Broyard I arrived in Rome last Sunday to start a trip that had always seemed too otherworldly to be a reality. Not more than a few hours passed and I had already been blessed by the Pope and by the best carbonara that my ...

The One With The Hotel Classroom

Ciao! Everyone from the program is finally here! To start we had a nice Italian dinner at a local restaurant where we ate plates of ham and cheese, white pizza, pasta, and drank wine. I’m sure my mates would agree when I say: “The jet lag is real”. It has been a rough week trying ...

The One With The Pope’s Blessing

Ciao! After traveling for 24 hours (including buses, taxis, layovers, and flights) I finally made it to Rome, one day before the program started. As soon as I walked off the airport, I felt at home. It was one of the best feelings in the world. The Italian classes I took last term definitely paid ...