Tag Result For: venice

  • Kate
  • University of Iowa
  • Fall 2018

Growing Pains 11/27/18

The most challenging part of studying abroad is the growing pains. You’ll experience some of the best moments of your life while nurturing amazing new friendships and connections, but sometimes you’ll catch yourself wishing you could share this experience with your loved ones back home. I was privileged to have two of my oldest friends […]

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  • Caroline
  • Furman University
  • 2017 Fall

A Parent’s Guide to Visiting CIMBA 11/29/17

Ciao tutti!  Today I have special guest on the blog… my mom! My parents made the trip all the way to Paderno del Grappa from Baltimore to visit me the other week, and we had the best time. Considering many parents visit– or at least think about visiting– CIMBA, my mom and I thought it […]

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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

Italy and the US: Cultural Comparison 03/07/17

Before I came abroad, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of Italy or even Europe in general. With European heritage and hearing about my Grandma’s childhood and parent’s visits, I just came to the assumption that it was an older version of the United States. After spending 7 weeks here and traveling to 6 […]

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  • Carley
  • University of Missouri
  • 2017 Spring

Factual vs. Actual: How Study Abroad is Way Different Than I Thought It Would Be 02/08/17

It’s officially week three (time really does fly when you’re having fun) and now that I’m basically a local (not even close), I think it’s a good time to share what I thought studying abroad was going to be versus what it actually is. So for those of you who are interested in studying abroad […]

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  • Mallory
  • Furman University
  • 2016 Fall

Travel Tips 101: Embrace Your Inner Tourist 11/02/16

Our first travel weekend arrived faster than I was expecting! Time here is really flying by. I was lucky enough to be able to spend the long weekend traveling to Venice and Florence with Emma and her grandparents. We met her grandparents at the airport on Saturday morning when they arrived and our weekend chalked full […]

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  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

Rick Steves Doesn’t Know Everything: How to See the Real Italy 06/21/16

If you are going to travel to Europe and you haven’t heard of Rick Steves, you should do a quick Google search.  Over the years, Rick Steves has produced several excellent guides to help you hit all of the key parts of Europe, including monuments, museums, and restaurants.  I suggest you use them when you […]

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  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

Hostel (No, Not the Movie): What to Look for When Booking a Hostel for Travel in Europe 05/27/16

I was nervous about several things before my study abroad experience, but the main thing was staying in my first hostel.  Hostels are places that offer inexpensive food and lodging for travelers and are the main form of lodging for students traveling in Europe.  I heard from people who have seen the Hostel movie trilogy […]

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  • Mikaela
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2016 Spring

“Touristing”: The Art of Sightseeing 02/12/16

Three cities in four days. That about sums up my first extended travel weekend. Going into it, I knew I would be running (literally) off espresso and it all worked out because I had the most amazing weekend. I wouldn’t recommend this busy travel tactic to all but I wouldn’t discourage it either. These three […]

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  • Kevin
  • Clemson University
  • 2016 Spring

Steps for Planning a European Trip for Dummies (from One Dummy to Another) 02/10/16

I have been in Europe for almost a month now which is so weird to say because I feel like I just got here yesterday, but since I have gotten here I have been on a few trips and I think they have all been pretty successful. However I am by no means an expert, […]

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  • Sophie

How to Visit Venice like a Pro 01/05/16

First off, just let me say, you made the right travel choice.  Venice is amazing! You won’t regret the trip.  That being said there is no right or wrong way to do Venice, so long as you enjoy yourself.  What we’re talking about here are all the tips, tricks, and tidbits you’ll need to make […]

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About CIMBA Italy

CIMBA (in English, pronounced chim – buh) offers dynamic, personal, and affordable study abroad, MBA, and executive programs in Paderno del Grappa at the base of the Italian Alps in Northern Italy—just an hour north of Venice.

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