Making Florence Your Home Away From Home

"Your home away from home" is such a common, overrated phrase heard by billions of college students these days.  But in reality, it's one of the truest statements I have ever heard.  I was lucky enough to find a college that did feel like home and now, I am even luckier to study abroad in a city that feels like my second home away from home.  Getting acquainted with the

Debunking Study Abroad Myths: Florence, Italy

I’m sure you’ve heard many “do’s and don’ts” when it comes to studying abroad. I’m here to clear up some common misconceptions people have about studying abroad in Florence. Myth #1: You can't wear heels Aside from applying for a student visa, the most stressful part of study abroad preparation is packing. Over three months of days to dress yourself and somehow it needs to fit into one suitcase? Every
Campus Florence: Ponte Vecchio

Fun Facts about Florence

Fun Fact #1: They say all roads lead to Rome, but Florence was actually the first city in all of Europe to have paved roads. The first roads were built in 1339. Fun Fact #2: The Duomo in Florence is the 3rd largest in the WORLD (behind St.Peter’s Basilica in Rome and St. Paul’s in London) Fun Fact #3: The Ponte Vecchio is the only bridge in Florence that survived