Ciao, Bella

Well folks, today marks the end of our time in Italy. This morning, we went to the Doge’s Palace, which was both beautiful and fascinating. Along with having gorgeous architecture and furnishings, the palace also served as their government’s headquarters. With a system of checks and balances, Venice’s government was quite advanced for their time, […]

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Venice is one wet city.

Our final leg of Italy is Venice, where we arrived this morning by train. Exiting the station, we were taken aback by the fact that it’s literally water everywhere. Obviously, we knew this coming into the city, but it is kind of a shock that a place like this really exists. If Italy was a […]

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Make It Or Break It

Defeat of the body can never overpower the spirt of commitment. We tested this theory today with feats of physical strength and endurance. No, we did not participate in an ancient Roman gladiator match. And no, we did not hike through the vast Tuscan landscape. We did, however, climb to the top of the Duomo […]

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First Date With Rome

Buongiorno! It has been a long, long, long day of travels and sightseeing, and I’m so relieved to finally be in Italy! Due to some random circumstances, I was placed on a flight to Rome nearly nine hours ahead of Jordan and Alex’s flight. This meant that I arrived in Italy at 5:00 AM Houston […]

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Bon Voyage

Another adventure awaits! I am so excited to take this trip with my two best friends, Alex and Jordan, and document our experiences on this brand new blog! We will be traveling to Rome, Florence, Venice and Paris, then going on to England. Once we arrive in Great Britain, I will join up with my […]

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