In and Out of Italy

After many weeks of nonstop traveling city to city, I was ready to settle down and recuperate. I took an overnight train from Wien Westbahnhof to Bologna Centrale and went straight to my friend’s apartment in the center of town. She’s currently studying abroad at the University of Bologna, so she was able to give…

A Week in Firenze

For my first week in Italy, I documented a detailed explanation of my days, just to explain what life in Europe was like for a first timer. During the first week, there was an abnormally humid heatwave that passed through – I was lost, found gelato, and finally the weather mellowed out just long enough to wear pants for a day. Day 1 / Uno: Four…