Tag Result For: beach

  • Mallory
  • Furman University
  • 2016 Fall

9 days. 7 flights. 2,547 miles. 11/28/16

Over our extended travel week, I was fortunate enough to travel through Spain and Portugal with three friends: Alex, Emma and Grace. We planned our trip around some crucial things we wanted to see and do. These things ranged from reenacting The Cheetah Girls scenes in Park Guell to relaxing on a beach in Mallorca. […]

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  • Alicia
  • Western Michigan University
  • 2016 Spring

How to Plan a Weekend When You Don’t Want to Make Any Plans 03/21/16

After spring break, I’m not gonna lie, I was dragging a little. Having prepared for this reaction, I had thought to stay the weekend in sleepy Paderno del Grappa. However, as Friday crept closer, I realized that my droopy eyelids in class were doing little to curb my appetite for adventure. The end of the […]

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  • Kayla
  • University of Kansas
  • 2015 Summer

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Study Abroad 07/06/15

My time abroad has come to an end and I am back safely in the United States. I haven’t quite made it home yet due to delayed/missed/re-routed/cancelled flights so as I write this I am lying on the floor of the Philadelphia airport hoping that the storm occurring outside doesn’t prolong my 24-hours -and counting-0f […]

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  • Katie
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • 2015 Spring

Cinque Terre: My Favorite Place in Italy 04/06/15

Every place I go somehow manages to become my new favorite. Ever since I first stumbled upon photos of colorful houses clinging to cliffs, I have dreamt of visiting the “five lands” of Cinque Terre. The five villages are precariously perched along the rocky coastline of Liguria, Italy. I’m over two months into my travels and I’ve […]

The CIMBA crew in Monterosso al Mare
A perfectly painted sunset in Manarola
The village of Manarola
View from the trail
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  • Jennifer
  • Furman University
  • 2014 Fall

Sisterhood of the Traveling Cimbans 10/22/14

Cab to Venice airport, flight to Rome, flight from Rome to Athens, train from the airport to our hostel, ferry from Athens to Santorini, car from port to hostel. This weekend was quite the travel weekend! It was Greece, so also prepare yourself for a multitude of references to about two movies. Athens was our […]

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  • Olivia
  • Iowa State University
  • 2014 Summer

Ocean, pool, balcony, Italy 06/03/14

Frustration. My immediate response when I found out our flight to Nice, France has been cancelled due to strikes by the corporate airlines. After hours of planning and deciding where we wanted to go, a simple email ruined all of our plans. It was Thursday morning. We had approximately four hours to create an entirely […]

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  • John
  • University of Delaware
  • 2014 Spring

A Wild Week: LEAP, USA vs. Italy Soccer Match, and the Serene Cinque Terre! 04/03/14

“USA! USA! USA!” It felt as if I was in the middle of a World Cup match.  The Italian vs. American friendly soccer match was one of the most exciting events I have attended and it showed that even after a week-long excursion traveling across Europe, CIMBA finds a way to make a regular week […]

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  • Danielle
  • Iowa State University
  • 2014 Spring

Cinque Terre 04/03/14

For our last weekend here in Italy, for some of us anyway, we decided to make a trip out to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is on the coast of Italy and is made up of five villages: Monterosso, Vernazza, Cornigilia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. Since even before I had left for Italy, I was told by […]

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  • Peyton
  • University of Arkansas
  • 2014 Spring

Mi Amore, Cinque Terre 02/25/14

I have spent the past 6 weeks going to big cities and sightseeing; looking at all the historical architecture, art and churches that Europe has to offer. I have loved seeing the Eiffel Tower, canals of Venice, the statues in Florence… the list goes on and on. But my trip this past weekend was so different in […]

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