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Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa

News broke recently that American citizens along with people from more than 60 countries will soon need a visa to enter Europe’s Schengen Zone, an area compromised of 26 countries. This, however, is a bit misleading. The new clearance is not a visa, but an approval through the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS).… Continue reading Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa

Outside Perspectives

A Student’s First Time Planning a Trip Abroad

Traveling the world has been such an experience, to say the least, during my time abroad. I never would have thought coming to London would open the door to see so many other new places. Within my semester here at the London College of Fashion I had a two-week period off from classes. Part of… Continue reading A Student’s First Time Planning a Trip Abroad

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Back to Rome: Italy and Spain 2016

Have you been on a trip that was so perfect it feels like a distant dream? Or had an experience that makes you want to claw through time and space to get back to it? That is exactly how I feel about my study abroad trip in Rome during July of 2016. The trip took… Continue reading Back to Rome: Italy and Spain 2016

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 3

Sarah, Chrissy, Lauren, Mitch and I had some time to use before heading to the first nightlife area of the night, a beachside bar called Bora Bora. Naturally, we decided to shop around the strip and buy some good ‘ole touristy things. I ended up getting a shot glass in which to put my sea… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 3

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 2

Saturday morning brought a bit of rain, but after breakfast, it cleared right up. We ate at the same place as the day prior, and I had the same meal: eggs, bacon, toast and beans. We swiftly moved from breakfast to to the bus stop in order to make the 10:15 bus to Ibiza Town,… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 2

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 2

After our perfect day at Cala Salada, we headed back to our hostal to shower and relax. We had a late dinner so that we did not have to wait much before hopping on the DiscoBus to Privilege. The Discobus is a late night bus that continuously stops at all the main clubs in each… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Night 2

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Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 1

Just about two months ago (as of 7/2016), I blindly booked a weekend in Ibiza with some people I really didn't know. It was my first time traveling without an adult and my first time hearing about the island off of Spain. The last weekend of my stay in Europe came, and it was time… Continue reading Back to Rome: Ibiza Day 1

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Back to Rome

Two years ago today I wrapped up a solid two weeks of traveling around Europe with my  best friend/travel partner/grandfather. Then, I embarked on my first study abroad experience through Hofstra University's SCO in Rome program and spent a month with adventurous people, exploring different parts of Italy and working with a non-profit organization Shoot… Continue reading Back to Rome