That Sunday, October 14th, we arrived to our little bed and breakfast in the mountains outside of Assisi, Italy. Assisi is situated in Umbria, which is basically Tuscany! This bed and breakfast, Le Mandrie Di San Paolo, is built on a farm house dating back 1000 years. It is now owned and operated by three … Continue reading Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part Two)
Last week was Kartoffelferie, which is Denmark's ten day potato holiday. Why is it called a potato holiday, you ask? Well, in Denmark this autumn break used to be extremely important for potato harvesting; thus, families and their children took days off to help along in the potato fields. Now, I didn't actually go anywhere near … Continue reading Danish Kartoffelferie, Ten Days of Potato Picking!! (Part One)
Greetings from Milano!! This past weekend is debatably my favorite ever since I left the states, but it definitely started as an emotional rollercoaster and I have learned that I am 100% a bad luck charm when it comes to traveling. Stay away from me, beware!! https://flic.kr/p/2aUXWfQ For months I had plans to spend Tara's … Continue reading Heaven on Earth, The Amalfi Coast
Hi y'all! I am sorry this post is almost two weeks late. Last week was a little busy for me with school and I fell ill, unfortunately. All is swell now and I hope you are ready for pretty cool update on life. https://flic.kr/p/2aUXVmW Two weekends ago, September 28- October 1st, I attended Oktoberfest in … Continue reading Prostin’ and München: Oktoberfest
Henlooo from Studenterhuset, my favorite coffee shop in the center of Copenhagen, which is where I spend most of my time studying/being productive when I need a change of scenery from the usual campus environment. Studenterhuset is a student run coffee shop catered to University of Copenhagen and neighboring university students, but also turns into … Continue reading Copenhanging Out
First and foremost, my trip has been wild from start to finish. Friday morning I woke up at 4:43 AM to Jordan breaking and entering into my container to wake me up for our bus to the airport that left at 5:00 AM. OF COURSE, I hadn’t packed yet. So imagine two frantic girls sprinting … Continue reading A Weekend in Catalonia… or Spain?
Part II: Rise and Shine!! Friday morning at 6am Jordan and I embarked on our first of five trip, Eurorail journey! We got on a train to Oslo, Norway! Prior to getting to Europe we decided to travel by train for most of our trips because that was the old fashioned, traditional way of travel. … Continue reading Part II: The Land of Many Vikings and Even More Fjords, Norway!!
Greetings from Copenhagen!! Currently sitting in quaint coffeeshop with my cappuccino in hand and ready to share (almost) everything about my experiences so far. Buckle up y'all, I have many tales to share. Saturday, August 18, I departed from Miami on my way to Vienna, Austria where I spent nine days with my cousins and … Continue reading My First Two Weeks Abroad
Hello all!! I am writing this two part blog post on the train back from Norway! I have had a pretty crazy week in the best ways possible, I’ve got lots to share with y’all. Last Sunday my friend Jordan (gator engineer/global gator too), her two roommates (from the Netherlands and Germany), and I drove … Continue reading Part I: Getting Situated
Sara Eghtessadi is a University of Florida student studying abroad during the Fall of 2018 in Lyngby, Denmark. To learn more about Sara's program, click here: Technical University of Denmark. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a third year Environmental Engineering student, on a pre med track. I am also from Miami, FL. Have … Continue reading Sara: Fall in Lyngby