By Kyla Gaibor, FFE, 2018 If you ask people why they would recommend visiting Italy, chances are they have mentioned the great food. From pizza to pasta, gelato to tiramisu, Italy is home to some of the world’s best foods! But if you’re anything like me, you might be just a little more interested in the best desserts! Different regions of Italy boast different specialties, … Continue reading Eating your way through Italy – Dessert Edition!
By: Jessica Nattrass, MA, 2018 Almost everyone has heard about Oktoberfest, the festival designed for wearing Lederhosen or a Dirndl and drinking buckets of beer. While traditional costumes and beer can be found in abundance, Oktoberfest is much more than that. Last weekend, a couple of my roommates and I travelled to Munich to experience the madness that is Oktoberfest. We had an interesting journey … Continue reading Grüβe aus Oktoberfest!
Marist Italy BA students went to Genoa and Monte Carlo in April for their annual BA trip. 3 months after, our student Nina Hsu is still marveling at the charm of the city of Genoa and the delicious food she ate there BY NINA HSU, BA STUDENTS, 2018 It surprises many Italians when I tell them that Genoa is, so far, my favorite Italian city. … Continue reading Genoa, a city of surprises by Nina Hsu, BA student
Concerts, lectures, events, festivals happening in and near Florence between Friday, May 12th and Friday, May 26th Continue reading “Newsletter 5/12-5/26”
By: Jillian McCarthy, FFE, 2016-17
This was a tumultuous freshman year filled with many ups downs, and lots of new experiences that have forced me to grow up and become a better person. If you asked me a year ago where I would be today, I would definitely not have said Florence, where I am studying, eating, traveling, and enjoying a new way of life.
By: Petia Stoykova, BA, 2014-2018
Naples, a city with a strong reputation among Italians and greater curiosity to visitors, this destination is very popular among all travel lists, as the city develops and focuses on cultural awareness. The BA students were able to experience the Napolitano culture through local eyes. Arriving into the city with fresh but groggy eyes after an early morning train ride, we were looking forward to experience the new Naples over our extended weekend. Continue reading “Naples: A Progressive State”
By: Jean Hinkley, MA 2016-17
Leaving our computers and schoolwork in Florence, four lovely classmates and myself traveled to the Kingdom of Morocco for a ten-day spring break adventure. Continue reading “Moroccan Adventures”