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Having lived in Florence for two whole months now, I have started to develop a liking for some specific places. Any travel guide can tell you the most popular places in...

This past weekend, CEA planned a daytrip to Siena, Italy for all of the students studying in Florence. Excursions, like this one, are included in the cost of the program. Therefore,...

Packing for Florence is a mess to say the least. I must have repacked my bags three times switching around different items and making sure I didn’t exceed the weight limit...

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Ciao! This is the first foreign word you start using in Italy. No matter how well you know someone or where they are from you will find yourself greeting people with...

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Florence is a city filled with life, love and some of the greatest places I have encountered while being abroad. One great thing about this city is that you will never...

4 Madonne Caseificio tour and tasting of Parmigiano Reggiano

For most people, the “study” part of “study abroad” isn’t on the top of their minds. Before I departed for Florence, I was thinking more about the places I wanted to go...

View of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo

“Bye mom, I’ll see you in 5 months!” Something I’ve said once before, but still not something that is easy to say. My first semester of college I spent at The...

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During our study abroad program, CEA gives us many opportunities to be involved in cultural engagement activities. The first activity that I attended was the Artisanal Paper workshop. Marbled paper made...

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Ciao Bella! For those of you who do not speak Italian, Hello Beautiful! Yes, I am referring to Florence, my new home and the most beautiful place I have been thus...

Stroh Florence Fall 2016 Looking Back 5

I write this to anyone who is telling themselves they aren’t brave enough to go abroad. I was in your shoes a year ago. Heck, I was in your shoes four...