Category Archives: Travel

The Dirty South – Italian Style

Probably one of the most emotionally fulfilling experiences I’ve had since moving abroad occurred two weeks ago when I visited my father’s first cousin and his family outside of Naples. The last time I saw this side of the family … Continue reading

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55 hours in Rome

One of the great joys of studying in a city in the middle of Italy is the short distance between centralized Tuscany and other parts of the country. For example, the local train between Florence and Venice is just under … Continue reading

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buon anno!

Before I can address all the wonders of the present – new semester, new friends, upcoming travel itineraries, hopes, dreams, fears surrounding the coming months – I must FIRST share with you all some of the happenings of my last … Continue reading

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Review: La Biennale di Venezia

This year’s Venice Biennale of Architecture marked the first time that a female Director was elected to take the reins and organize the pavilions. The theme of the show: people meet in architecture is best summarized by the Director Kazuyo … Continue reading

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