Our Day Making the Italians Angry…

In Florence, Italy by Amanda B.3 Comments

Yesterday, my friends and I had grand plans of renting vespas and driving them to the hot springs. We had visions of cruising through Tuscany in the sunshine on our vespas like true Italians and then spending the day lounging around in the hot, therapeutic waters of the hot springs. So basically, a day of a paradise. That’s simple right? …

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Some Small Things I’ve Learned

In Florence, Italy by Amanda B.5 Comments

So, like I’ve said before, every day is learning experience while you’re abroad. I’ve learned more things about myself and my desires than I ever suspected and I’ve had some pretty deep conversations with friends here who are also discovering so much. Speaking of learning experiences, I just got back from my first meeting with my language exchange partner! What …

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Our Essence is in Exploring

In Florence, Italy by Amanda B.2 Comments

This morning i set out for my run with no expectations, besides the fact that I was going to run far and run somewhere new. This is the great thing about living in a foreign city, especially one so rich with history and architecture. Just when I think I’ve gotten to know Florence pretty darn well, a beautiful new building …

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