Roma: Through the eyes of my 20-year-old self

Chapter 10 Trip Dates: January - May, 2003 My exploration of Europe as a sophomore in college had a home base: Rome.  My desire to study abroad and, specifically, to study in Rome was extremely last minute.  I had been planning to go to Miami University's campus in Luxembourg during my Junior year, like most [...]

Puglia: Through the eyes of my 20-year-old self

Chapter 9 Trip dates: January 30 - February 2, 2003 Age: 20 It seems that I didn't write a long email or entry about my trip to Puglia, just a list of the locations we visited in this rather whirlwind weekend: Lecce, Otranto, Altamura, Barri, Matera and Alberobello.  Though, despite not having a written narration [...]

Costa del Sol: Through the eyes of my 20-year-old self

Chapter 3! Trip date: March 8 - March 15 (Exactly 9 years ago today!) Age: 20 Hola! Last week was spring break for the students at the Romecenter in Monte Mario, though I feel like this semester has been one long spring break.  Regardless, a week without classes was welcome, as was a week at [...]