Restaurants: Café Coquinarius, 15 Via Dell Oche: -Right in the center of Florence, about 2 minutes away from the Duomo. You have to call ahead of time and make reservations because it is a small place and is pretty popular but the food is great. Their pear and cheese raviolis were my favorite. Acqua [...]
The Thought Catalog article “How Studying Abroad Can Feel Like Being on the Real World” got me thinking. Is it true that a semester abroad is like spending a few months in the MTV Real World House? At first glance, probably, we’re all young, in a new setting, and drinking wayy too much. But are we [...]
Again, I’m kidding but I’m not. How to Spot an American Girl in Europe She’s probably wearing ”The Uniform” The Uniform: Brown or Black Boots, Jeans, 5 Euro Scarf from the Markets, Cross Body Bag, Sunglasses, Leather Jacket. American girls in Europe tend to adopt this particular look since they think it’ll make them look more [...]
Notes on European Fashion: To follow up my post How Not to Dress Like an American on Study Abroad I decided to write about my observations of European fashion. The first thing I noticed on study abroad was that Europeans dressed better than Americans pretty much everyday. No European leaves their house in sweats, ever. Whenever [...]
The Love-Lock craze has taken romantic graffiti to a new level. Bridges all over Europe are affixed with these permanent trophies of love. You seriously cannot go anywhere near a bridge without seeing hundreds of these love-locks and some serious PDA.