A Weekend In Paris

 For our last weekend in Europe, we had the opportunity to visit our friends Sarah and Madeline in Paris! It was also their last weekend, and we were so lucky they were willing to show us their favorite parts of Paris. We arrived 8 AM Friday morning and took a taxi to Sarah and Madeline’s super…

Zach visits Italy!

As I mention in my previous post, my boyfriend Zach was able to come visit me and spend a week in Florence! He arrived Monday night, but Kathleen and I did not make it back from Santorini until Tuesday morning. His first night he basically just settled into his hotel and got some rest since he…

Girls in Greece

For our program’s only 4 day weekend, Kathleen and I, along with 3 other friends, booked flights to Santorini, Greece. The flight was quite the steal and we found a hotel in Perissa that was incredibly affordable! So, we packed our swimsuits and linen dresses and headed to Greece to fulfill our Mama Mia-loving dreams. Kathleen…

Amalfi is Magic

This very belated post is about the weekend we traveled to the Amalfi coast to meet up with Ms. Wendy, Ms. Becky, and Ms. Leigh. They had already spent a couple days there, but we joined them that Thursday night. We took a train from Florence to Naples, and then a van transfer from Naples…

Getting Settled in Florence

 I have been living in Florence for 2 full weeks now, yet it still feels like a dream! Everywhere you go there is something new to see, or eat. 🙂 It is a beautiful city, full of culture and life, and I am so thankful this is where I chose to go this summer. We…

A Weekend in Venice

This weekend we visited the beautiful water town of Venice. My mom and my best friend and her mom joined me and it was so much fun to have them there. We stayed in an AirBNB in the Giardini area, which was beautiful.  The AirBNB owner gave us the best restaurant recommendation! It was called…