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Traveling While Abroad and Saving Along the Way

Traveling While Studying Abroad  Before leaving my small suburban city in Northern California, I began to imagine what my life would be like while studying abroad in Florence, Italy. I pictured flight after flight in new cities almost every weekend to cover the most ground in Europe that I could in a short period of time. This type of traveling has become a common goal for many abroad students looking
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The Inside Scoop on Gelato in Florence

Finding gelato in Florence is just as easy as you would think. After all, Florence is its birthplace so it’s no wonder there is a gelateria on every street. The not so easy part is finding the places with authentic, flavorful gelato. I’ve been living in Florence for almost two months and have tried a LOT of different gelaterias and have yet to discover “bad” gelato. That being said, there
Calcio Storico Historic Medieval Football Match in Florence

Calcio Storico Match in Santa Croce

What better way to immerse yourself in the Florentine culture and history than watching men dressed in medieval costumes beat each other up? If you haven’t heard of Calcio Storico, or medieval football, we’ve got some exciting news for you. This Sunday, you can spend your afternoon watching one of these insane football game that pretty much has no rules. Think American hockey, but way more intense. The best part
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Viareggio Carnival, Mardi Gras in Tuscany

Don’t Miss out on Viareggio Carnevale! When you think Carnevale, you might picture something like a packed Bourbon Street in New Orleans for Mardi Gras or an elaborate festival with masks and costumes in Rio de Janeiro. Carnevale in Italy is a little different, but it definitely has one thing in common with the other festivals: it’s a party you don’t want to miss out on. While Venice may seem
Study Abroad Student Hacks to Save Money Campus Florence

Hacks to Save Money on Study Abroad

We are posting this now since it is getting very close to Christmas and all the travel companies in Florence will be having sales really soon. In fact this is our no. 1 hack. Travel will account for almost two thirds of your semester budget. Every weekend (Thursday - Sunday) you will spend approximately €400 - €500, exploring Italy and traveling to the most important and amazing cities in Europe. Make your
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5 Things Florence Taught Me

Arriving to the airport with my 2 suitcases barely making the weight limit, 5 different "guides to Florence" saved on my phone, and my passport in hand it was safe to say I was ready to embark on my 3 month long adventure. Now that my time in Florence has flown by I have learned so much about myself and don't regret a moment of my time spent abroad. 1.
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7 Items To Make Traveling A Breeze

Travelling can be very stressful mentally and physically! However these 7 items truly saved me both when packing and travelling... as always it's usually smartest to buy these beforehand rather than waiting until you get here. 1. Neck Pillow There is nothing worse than getting off a train, bus, or plane ride with a stiff neck. I never thought I would need a neck pillow but after getting off a
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4 Ways Make Your Abroad Room Feel Like Home

If you are looking to spice up the walls of your apartment in Florence or just want to make your bedroom feel more like home these four things will definitely help you to do so. Whether it be a cute decoration or an addition to your bed these items will enhance your room even if you are on a budget. I know for me making my apartment feel more like