First thing’s first. If you’ve ever considered studying abroad, do it. It will change your life. Living in a different country fills you in places that you never knew were empty. You get to experience the beauty of some foreign … Continue reading Studying Abroad in Costa Rica
Exploring a new country is a mix of excitement and anxiety, and most of the time, you can’t distinguish between the two. However, Costa Rica made it pretty easy to relax and just enjoy the ride. Costa Rica has no … Continue reading Beach, Please.
A spontaneous, four-hour road trip to Florence, Italy in the bitter cold of January sounds like a good idea, right? Fortunately for me, it was. Four Italians. One American. Zero English. Well, we did have google translate, but that only goes … Continue reading A Day in Florence
Two best friends + Two little ukuleles = Four weeks of adventure When I decided to bring my ukulele on my trip to Costa Rica this summer, I had no idea the impact it would have on … Continue reading Two Ukes Take On Costa Rica
– Alessandra Brandini Tre! Due! Uno! BUON ANNO! I wish I could say that I spent my New Year’s celebration partying the night away in a crowd of people in middle of a plaza like I had planned, but … Continue reading New Year’s in Rome
Italia. The country that stole my heart. How is it possible that I felt so at home in a place where I couldn’t speak the language? I’ll tell you how. Sometimes, we don’t need words to connect to people. Sometimes … Continue reading Under the Roman Pines
“Ladies and gentlemen, as we prepare for take off please fasten your seat belts, make sure your items are stowed away, and that your seat is in the upright position.” – pretty much every airline that I’ve ever been on … Continue reading Up & Away