Pasta Carbonara- From My Italian Kitchen to Yours

Happy Friday everyone! I am sitting in the beautiful city of Reggio Emilia in the university's library with my best friend, Marta. As she works on her dissertation, I decided this would be a wonderful time to write a post. As Promised, I am back this week with a recipe straight from my host mom’s… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara- From My Italian Kitchen to Yours

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: My Journey Across the Atlantic

Ciao! As I sit sipping my third espresso of the day after devouring a delicious plate of pasta for lunch, I am ready to tell you all about the nightmare of a trip I went on to arrive in the beautiful city of Mantova, Italy. Where can I possibly begin? It all started Monday, June… Continue reading Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: My Journey Across the Atlantic

Rolling with the Punches: Last Minute Things to Do in Your Hometown before Moving Abroad

You tell me. What am I doing with my final three days in the USA? Is it: A. Passing the time with family and friends B. Visiting all the historic landmarks of my hometown one more time  C. Curled up in bed with a fever   You guessed it: C.          … Continue reading Rolling with the Punches: Last Minute Things to Do in Your Hometown before Moving Abroad