Tag Result For: add a seat to the table

  • Furman University
  • 2022 Fall

Eating Isn’t Just For Your Stomach 11/07/22

If you’ve found the CIMBA Blogs, then you’ve read about the Aggiungi un Posta a Tavola (Add a Seat to the Table) program. Life and food at the Istituto Filippin are grand, but the newness wears off after a few weeks. Comfort and love in home cooked food doesn’t find its way to the spice […]

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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

Mingling With the Locals: Add a Seat 03/07/17

While traveling to different countries is definitely one of the highlights of studying abroad, after 7 weeks here I’ve also come to greatly appreciate getting to know the culture and people of Italy. Through the Add a Seat experience, I’ve humbly come to the conclusion that the people here are just as excited to express […]

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  • Katie
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • 2015 Spring

Local Life in Italy & the Magic of the Adriatic 03/26/15

Another weekend, another country. I feel as though I have lived more out of a suitcase this month than out of my closet, and I’m perfectly okay with that! Traveling has transformed the way I look at the world, but some of my most memorable experiences abroad have come from the local living environment in Italy. This […]

Pebble beach in Rovinj, Croatia
Exploring Punta Corrente
Rovinj harbor
Colorful streets of Croatia
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  • Mia

Dinner Invitation from Italian Family 11/15/14

Hello, As a CIMBIAN, all of us have the opportunity to join an italian family for dinner. I enrolled for the event and got a precious invitation from a very friendly family. I was so nervous and worried to join my new family but after the event, I found those worry were useless. The family I […]

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  • John
  • University of Delaware
  • 2014 Spring

An Overview of Campus Life and Dinner with a Local Italian Family! 02/03/14

Things are finally beginning to settle down around campus – let me rephrase that – a somewhat consistent schedule is beginning to emerge.  The first three weeks at CIMBA were the most engaging and eye-opening weeks I have experienced.  I think it is impossible to convey the exact feelings during these three weeks without experiencing […]

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  • Kim
  • Mount Mercy University
  • 2013 Fall

Plenty of Cooking, Culture, and Community 11/12/13

There’s nothing like catching up after a week away, and that’s what this week has been all about. A lot of my time was spent going to class, doing homework, attending LEAP seminars, and studying for midterms, but we also had time to have some fun as well. One evening this week we had the […]

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  • Elizabeth
  • Furman University
  • 2012 Fall

A True Italian Experience 10/26/12

Salve! So this week I got to do something really neat, which was to go eat with an Italian family. I’m not going to lie, I was a little nervous but I had another CIMBA student Tanner by my side. We were assigned to go with this kid named Mattia and all we were told […]

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  • Vanessa
  • University of Iowa
  • 2012 Spring

Add a Seat to the Table 03/19/12

Last night, I had one of the best experiences I’ve had with CIMBA thus far – and that’s saying a lot.  I was fortunate enough to participate in a program called Add a Seat to the Table, which pairs CIMBA students with the families of local Italian high schoolers to share a meal, whether at […]

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