A Personal Defining Moments

As 2017 is coming to an end, I reflected on my year and honestly, I am glad to be moving on. I realized nothing will ever beat my 2016 when I lived abroad. It taught me everything that I know I will never learn if I never took that leap. If circumstances allow it and […]

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My Personal Comparisons of Apartments in O.C. vs Milan.

As one who moves more than anyone can count, I’d say I know a thing or two about the ins and outs of living in an apartment. In the last year and a half, I’ve moved at least 2-4x which, I came to find out that the apartments in California vs Milan have some sliiiiight […]

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Genova “Genoa” Diary – Part 2

Genova really lights up during the day time. We walked around early in the morning on Sunday to take advantage of the sunny weather. I think the best time to get to know a city is when people are still asleep. At 9 in the morning, we ended up here at the port and as you […]

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Genova “Genoa” Diary – Part 1

About an hour and a half from Milan, we arrived by train in Genova on a Saturday night. A bag in one hand and the other tucked tightly inside my jacket pocket. We maneuvered through the subway station dodging people from left to right. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it but, it seems the […]

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Where am I?

Obviously, being in a different country I’m bound to face some cultural differences. There are some things I’ve noticed in Italy that caught my eye that I found odd at times yet, interesting.

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Verona, Italy

Happy Halloween! Normally, a day like today (in America) I would be prepping my Halloween costume and getting ready for a huge party at night. This year it’s obviously different as I am in Europe. Today, my school friends and I made our way to Verona, a city known for Romeo and Juliet. 

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Visiting PISA, Italy

Pisa was part of our Sienna trip. On the way back to Milan, we made a quick stop to see the PISA. After arriving, we went up on the top of the building, walked around a bit then, left. My expectation prior to arriving was that the Pisa would be larger than I imagined. To my […]

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Siena, Italy – Part 2

Believe it or not but, our staycaytion in Siena was at a campsite. Prior to our trip, we looked at hostels and places that were much closer to the main center in Siena but, we couldn’t find anything within our budget. Of course, our situation was different because we did everything at the last minute […]

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Siena, Italy – Part 1

Last week, I mentioned that I would be going out of town. Well, I am finally revealing to you that I was in Siena.  

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