Here are some of my most recent posts:

Exploring Munich’s Parks: Feb. 15 – 21

February 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Exploring Munich’s Parks: Feb. 15 – 21

Monday seemed like a turning point for “moving in.” I finally have a carpet and Christmas type lights that make my room feel more homey, and I did my first load of laundry! [...]

Settling In: Feb. 8 – 14

February 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Settling In: Feb. 8 – 14

The week began slowly as I recovered from staying up late to watch the Superbowl and balanced beginning my research with activities with my floormates like badminton, yoga, and watching TV and [...]

Moving into my Dorm: Feb. 1 – Feb. 7

February 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Moving into my Dorm: Feb. 1 – Feb. 7

Monday came and I headed to my “dorm,” Roncalli-Kolleg, for the first time. I met the house manager and the groundskeeper who helped me check in. I had the Airbnb until Wednesday, [...]

Closing Quarantine: Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

February 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Closing Quarantine: Jan. 25 – Jan. 31

The second half of my quarantine was a lot like my first: paperwork, emails, and language practice. For a little added comfort, I cooked Risi e Bisi, an Italian soup that I’ve loved [...]

Arrival & Quarantine: Jan. 17 – Jan. 24

February 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Arrival & Quarantine: Jan. 17 – Jan. 24

And so the next adventure begins. The days leading up to my departure were a hectic combination of running errands, filling out paperwork, checking for updates on Coronavirus policies, packing, and somehow trying [...]

Last Week: April 25 to May 2

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Wednesday was full of chores like cleaning studio and packing. In the afternoon I met up with my relatives from Northern Italy, Carlo and Mario, who came to visit for our end of [...]

April 16 to April 24

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

This week was the final push: deadline week. Although we didn’t have a lecture in the morning, most of us were still up early working before we had class in the afternoon. Tuesday [...]

April 8 to April 15

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Although it’s hard now, after the fact, to think back and record what I did everyday and while it seems like many of these days have generic descriptions, I can assure you that [...]

Easter Week: April 1 to April 7

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Not much happened this week other than one big event, Easter Sunday. Some of my friends woke up at 4:30 and walked there, while I needed a little more rest and woke up [...]

Mar. 25 to Mar. 31

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

This week began with my birthday! After a thrilling, but exhausting, two weeks of travel, I slept in before grabbing a muffin and heading to Palm Sunday Mass in Piazza San Pietro with [...]

Naples and Sicily: Mar. 16 to Mar. 24

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Very early Friday morning, just hours after arriving in Rome, we were on a bus to Paestum, kicking off our Naples and Sicily field trip. Paestum was initially a Greek settlement and has [...]

Granada Photos

May 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Granada, located in the South of Spain, is a small, beautiful town with a whole lot of character.

Spain: Mar. 10 to Mar. 15

May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

For spring break Pat, Vicki, and I ventured across Spain! We hit three cities: Barcelona, Granada, and Seville. Like fall break, I've organized my pictures based on each city and have attached the links both [...]

Feb. 19 to Mar. 9

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

I’ll do three weeks in one post since honestly they’ve all been a blur. I landed in Rome late Sunday night and met up with Olga and Jake, who stayed the weekend in [...]

Munich: Feb. 17 to Feb. 18

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

I arrived in Munich late Friday night and met Juliette, my roommate from school who is currently studying abroad in Dublin, at the airport. We caught up on the train that took us [...]

Paris: Feb. 12 to Feb. 16

March 9th, 2018|0 Comments

On Monday, we woke up before the sun to head to the airport for our flight to Paris. It was about 1:30 by the time we checked into our rooms at the hotel. [...]

Feb. 4 to Feb. 11

March 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Monday began with our first Roman Construction class with our new visiting professor, Paolo Vitti. After lunch we had a preparatory logistical meeting for our Paris field trip next week. The meeting was [...]

Jan. 29 to Feb. 5

February 6th, 2018|0 Comments

I had yet another busy week! It began with our history lecture Monday morning. I tried something new during our lunch break and attended the meditative yoga class that the school organizes for [...]

Jan. 22 to Jan 28.

January 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Monday began with our typical history lecture, followed by Studio in the afternoon. We were supposed to have a lecture during the evening, but it was cancelled because of some unforeseen planning issues, [...]

Jan. 15 to Jan. 21

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Phew, what a busy week! We had work galore! Monday began with our history lecture and ended with Studio. I spent most of Tuesday working on my villa analysis for Studio and doing [...]

Jan. 6 to Jan. 14

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Saturday morning my mom and I woke up, ate breakfast, and headed to the airport. I sat with her until her flight left. We said our goodbyes until we will be reunited in [...]

Prague: Jan. 4 to Jan. 5

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

We started our first morning in Prague by crossing the Charles Bridge and going to the Old Town Square, where we caught a walking tour of the city. The tour was extensive and [...]

Vienna: Jan. 1 to Jan. 3

January 14th, 2018|0 Comments

New Year’s Day we woke up early to head to the airport. There, we said goodbye to my dad and grandma as they were heading home, while my mom and I were headed [...]