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The Importance of Studying Abroad

1. You get to make another town or city your home If you are like me and you went to a university a short distance from where you grew up, you have really only had one area to call home your entire life.  Moving to a new country allows you to truly call a new […]

The Best Pizza in Florence

During my nine days in Italy, I ate a lot a pizza. A lot. I’m talking once a day, minimum. My Italian diet consisted of pizza, pasta, gelato, and wine.  It sounds cliché, but totally necessary.  While in beautiful Florence, a friend of a friend studying abroad there led us to the best pizza place in town, Gusta Pizza. […]

7 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit County Galway Ireland

1. Inis Oirr, Aran Islands Inis Oirr is smallest of the three Aran Islands resting off the coast of western Ireland in Galway Bay. [pronounced: “In-ish eer”] 2. An Cheathrú Rua Charming houses like this can be found throughout small western Irish towns. I found this one on a walk to the beach. 3. Conamara […]

Day of Firsts in London

During the very first week of my 20’s, I stepped off the plane at London Heathrow after an eight-hour flight from JFK.  Finally, I had left Connecticut, left North America, to embark on something entirely new.  With 45 other students, I arrived at my new home for the next four months in some random place called […]

Video: Seven Weeks in Europe

From the beginning of July 2015 to the end of August, I spent nearly seven weeks in Europe.  My first four and a half weeks were enjoyed in An Cheathrú Rua, a tiny seaside Gaeltacht in County Galway, Ireland.  After studying the Irish language for a year, yes there is actually a native Irish language, I received […]

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