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Italy Tips

In Florence, The Art of Travel Fall 2016, Tips by Cassi2 Comments

Before studying abroad, I spent all summer researching and reading blogs about other students’ experiences. While it may not have made an impact on any decisions that I made once I got here, it definitely did help me get comfortable with the idea of living abroad before I moved. Any study-abroad site is going to be helpful. Maybe not in …

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The Traveling College Kid

In Florence, Travel 2.0, The Art of Travel Fall 2016 by Cassi1 Comment

The idea of “Travel 2.0” is something that, in my opinion, helps college abroad students travel at least somewhat successfully. When booking a hostel, flight, train ticket, etc., the more communication and insight that one is able to find on something is more comforting, especially because you are traveling without parents or family. NYU gives a full week fall break, …

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Secret Diary of the Study Abroad Kid

In Daily life, Florence, The Art of Travel Fall 2016 by CassiLeave a Comment

A typical weekday in Florence. Weekends are completely irrelevant because I am usually somewhere new, so who knows what I’m doing on Friday-Sunday. But Monday through Thursday have gotten pretty regular, so here goes nothing. MONDAY: I usually wake up around 9:30 am, but let’s be honest, nobody actually gets up when they wake up. So, flash forward to about …