Tag Result For: study abroad

  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

My Best Packing Decisions 11/20/17

           Packing for my semester in Italy feels like an eternity ago. I must have spent a week making piles, checking off lists, and researching the local weather to make sure I’d be well-prepared. Through my thorough packing research, I was sure to bring some things that ended up being the […]

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  • Julianna

Pizza Making in Asolo 11/20/17

After returning from an exciting weekend in Amsterdam, what better way to cure the Monday blues than to attend a pizza making class with Asolo’s very own, Sevario! Sevario has owned Bar Pizzeria Cornaro for over 20 years. His displays his expertise by how effortlessly his rolls out the dough, his vast knowledge on pizza, […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

Travel Week! 11/10/17

            Before we knew it, the highly anticipated travel week had arrived! So much time, research, and preparation went into those nine days that felt so far in the future. However, in line with the rapid speed of this entire semester, travel week came and went. In one backpack, I […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

Living like a Local 10/30/17

        Last Thursday, I had a truly Italian experience. My day started with a company tour of a well-known and highly successful pastry company in nearby Asolo called Forno d’Asolo. Forno d’Asolo is a major supplier to bars (what Americans know as cafes) of frozen croissants and other pastry products. I had […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

Traveling in Two’s (or Three’s, or Four’s…) 10/24/17

        Ciao! All is well here in Paderno del Grappa, especially because our week of classes has ended and we are soon to depart for our first extended travel weekend. The Cimbians are going to various different places—Barcelona, Amsterdam, and Corfu. I am heading to Florence, and I could not be more […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

An Ode to the Small Towns 10/23/17

           Ciao tutti! This past weekend, several Cimbians and I took a break from travelling and stayed local in Paderno. It was a much needed break from the rush of seeing a new place, and we had a blast exploring all the area has to offer. It made me particularly appreciative […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

Take It Slow, Take It In 10/23/17

        When I decided to study abroad, I could not help but think about all the countries I would explore during my time in Italy. I would be in Europe for three months, so why not try to see as many places as I possibly could, right?         Well, […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

My Italian First Impressions 09/27/17

Everyone knows the power of a first impression. First impressions set the tone for how we view a person, place, or experience. Having now spent two and half weeks in Paderno del Grappa, I have experienced lots of first impressions of this place and these people. It’s been equal parts exhausting, exciting, overwhelming, and eye-opening. […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

What I Hope Holds True 09/11/17

Ciao! My name is Caroline and I am a student at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. In just a few days, I will be landing at Venice Marco Polo airport to start my three-month journey in Paderno del Grappa, and I. am. pumped.  I found out I was CIMBA bound in February, so I’ve […]

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  • Sam
  • Syracuse University
  • 2017 Summer

7 Weekend Traveling Protips 05/30/17

During my first couple weeks at CIMBA, I have already learned a few things about traveling and have some advice for you: 1. Plan and book as early as possible. It will be cheaper, and there will be more available space at nicer/more convenient trains/planes/buses and hostels/Airbnb’s/hotels. Also, print your ticket early! 2. Pack the […]

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