Dorm Living: How to Maintain and Balance Schedules

College can be a little overwhelming when it comes to balancing homework, classes, social activities, meals, working out, and making time for self care. If you also have a part-time job while being a student, it can make balancing your time just that much more difficult. Here are a few tips for staying on topContinue reading “Dorm Living: How to Maintain and Balance Schedules”

Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List

Welcome back to the Dorm Living Series. August is now in full swing, and students are eager to get back on campus in just a few weeks! Whether you’re just starting college, moving in to a dorm room for the first time, or are ready to come back to campus after summer, let this guideContinue reading “Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List”

Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad

It’s not too difficult to find packing lists for most long-term trips these days, but there a few everyday things that you may not even realize you need to pack. As a girl who loves her skincare, hair care, and shopping, I’ve got you. Electronics First and foremost, electronics are a lot different in Europe.Continue reading “Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad”

Best Spots for Dining and Live Music Around Glens Falls, NY

As summer is in full swing, a lot of restaurants are starting up their summer lineup for live music. This means patio seating, chicken wings and blueberry lemonades, complimented by acoustic tunes. So where’s the best place to go for a sit-down dinner? As a performer myself, I would say I’m a little biased (orContinue reading “Best Spots for Dining and Live Music Around Glens Falls, NY”

A Guide to Healthy Living in Florence, Italy

Keeping up a nutritious diet can be challenging while going abroad for several reasons. Not only is your diet changing as you’re exposed to new cuisines and cultures, but it can also be easy to get into a cycle of “treating yourself” to new treats. The purpose of this article is not to deter youContinue reading “A Guide to Healthy Living in Florence, Italy”

Academic Advice Abroad: What to Take?

“You’re taking a walking class?” a friend asked me one day. Wanderlust: The Physical and Emotional Art of Walking has been one of the most interesting courses I have taken while in Italy. Professor Lapo became my personal guide to discovering Florence on foot (Please, please, take this course). The cooking and cultural classes inContinue reading “Academic Advice Abroad: What to Take?”

What It’s Like Being in Italy During a Pandemic

The streets of Florence are nowhere near as busy as they were a little over a year ago. As travel restrictions are still in effect around the world, there are little to no tourists in Italy. Students are the among the only ones allowed to fly in from the US. This has its pros andContinue reading “What It’s Like Being in Italy During a Pandemic”