This weekend I begin my journey back home. Today I left for Frankfurt, Germany to visit relatives who are then taking me to Dusseldorf on Saturday night for my flight back home on Sunday morning. It's a miracle everyone, my suitcase weighed under 50 lbs!!!! It was 49.38 lbs to be exact. However, I'm pretty … Continue reading Arrivederci, Roma
July 12th the whole program left for Florence by train. Traveling by train is soo convenient. Our hotel was situated in central Florence, next to the Uffizi so it was a great location. The hotel was so cool, each room was different and it reminded me of a castle. Oh and did I mention it … Continue reading Firenze
After about a 4 hour trek to make it to my apartment in Trastevere I finally made it. Rome is so beautiful. The apartment is so close to everything and it is HUGE, i love our apartment. We had our welcome dinner which was delicious accompanied with the Italy vs Spain soccer game. Italy lost, … Continue reading Buongiorno Roma!
On Tuesday we drove from Paris towards Strasbourg, France. We decided to stop in a couple of places on the way, Reims, France and Luxembourg. Melis picked to go to Reims to see the cathedral and Salih picked to go to Luxembourg. Reims was everything that I was looking for in Paris but didn't find. … Continue reading Getting to Strasbourg…
After many months of anticipation I finally made it to Europe. But of course not without some trouble. My sister, my dad, and I had our flight to Dusseldorf, Germany with a layover in Paris. We arrived on time to Paris but got stuck waiting to get off the plane. Apparently, we didn't actually have … Continue reading From the lands of beer to the lands of wine
Ciao a tutti! Mi chiamo Iris! I'm a senior Anthropology major at UF. Seriously, I can't believe I get to live in Rome, Italy for 6 weeks. I've spent the last year learning Italian and now I finally get to put it to use and improve it! My favorite thing to do in the world … Continue reading Destination: Roma!