It doesn’t even really feel like it was me. It feels like it happened to another person. I don’t miss it unless I look at the photos… then it hurts. I guess that’s why I’m taking so long to write about this and gather the pictures together to show everybody back here. Adjustment back to … Continue reading Footpaths for the thought of Italy
Florence has been my home for the last 5 weeks. You would think I would write on it sooner, but I felt that I didn't know enough to say anything besides "I like it" So now that I have 5 weeks of experience under my belt, I'll share with you some of the things I've … Continue reading A Tale of One City: Firenze
Many things have happened since my last update, so I'll try and sum it up in a succinct, less rambling way. Here's where I've gone since my last update: On the 23rd of May, my roommates and I went to Cinque Terre for a day through the Bus2Alps program. This particular program attracted me because … Continue reading I’ve been everywhere, man
Saturday May 17 Freaking out is probably the only way to describe how I felt on the day I left. I kept going back and forth between unbelievable, childlike excitement and pure, unadulterated terror. The line for luggage check in was extremely long. I was glad we got to the airport early. My family stood … Continue reading Dove é il bagno?
One week from today (May 10th), I will be departing for Italy. It’s hard for me to believe all this time has gone by. I remember making the decision to apply like it was last week. Back then, it felt like the trip was a lifetime away and now it’s staring me in the face. I’ve … Continue reading The Final Countdown
Alexis Herbeck is a University of Florida student studying abroad this summer in Italy. If you want to learn more about her program, click here: UF in Florence - Language, Art, and Culture What is your year and field of study? I just finished my sophomore year. I am a Psychology major who is in … Continue reading Alexis: Summer in Florence