Beginners Guide to Cinque Terre

Beginners Guide to Cinque Terre

  After living in Italy for almost 2 years in total, I can definitely say Cinque Terre is one of my favorite destinations in the country to visit. It is located in the region of Liguria on the northwest coastline and is made up of 5 villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso). Naturally, being [...]

Expectations of Cuba

As an American student planning to visit Cuba this upcoming week, I feel more than privileged and excited for this experience. Since President Barack Obama and Raúl Castro have announced they are taking steps towards restoring diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Americans are now able to visit Cuba if they qualify for [...]

Paraty and Trindade, Brazil

  √ another adventure in Brazil complete. This time was to Paraty and Trindade located in the Rio de Janeiro state. This past weekend my study abroad group and I ventured north to both Paraty and Trindade for a weekend get away. We left from São Paulo early Friday morning and returned late Sunday night. [...]