Camille Delgado | Rome, Italy | Post 4

Camille Delgado | Rome, Italy | Post 4

I’ve come to my last blog post and realize that I’ve had yet to post about the beautiful city, which I’ve lived in these past four months. Roma, Italy is a place I’ve grown to love, not for the wonderful historical and tourist-heavy opportunities it promises, but for its God-awful bus service, businesses that are never open between the hours of 12pm-3pm, crazy Italians, crazy Americans, aggressive selfie-stick vendors, and the food. The food the food the food. I won’t…

Read More Read More

Camille Delgado | Rome, Italy | Post 1

Camille Delgado | Rome, Italy | Post 1

JOURNAL RAMBLINGS #1: En Route to Umbria (Orvieto) Note: The cheapest flight from the Philippines to Rome, Italy, was scheduled about a week before I was allowed to move into my program. Considering the fact that I was going to be living in the Ancient City, I decided that I would travel around the region of Umbria in the extra week, meaning that I could not easily wander around rolling a giant suitcase. Thus began my weeklong backpacking trip carrying…

Read More Read More

Juliava Struve | Paris, France | Post 3

Juliava Struve | Paris, France | Post 3

Tips for going out in Paris and the best secret gelataria in Rome    I’ve been going out every weekend in Paris since I’ve gotten here and I have discovered an undeniable fact: every weekend that my friends and I go out, we get a little bit better at it. Here are some of the lessons we’ve learned so far: -Pregaming on the subway at night is slightly socially acceptable, the same can be said for drinking in parks in…

Read More Read More

Sabrina Sucato | Bologna, Italy | Post 4

Sabrina Sucato | Bologna, Italy | Post 4

How is it that I have only one week left of my JYA experience?  I’m not ready to say goodbye to Italia yet! This past month has been absolutely fantastic. To start, I took two amazing trips: one to Venice and the other to Rome. Venice is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. There are absolutely no cars or vespas.  Instead, there are tons of boats and bridges to connect the city and its inhabitants. I loved getting lost on the tiny streets…

Read More Read More