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I think Venice is one of those cities that for most people is a once-in-a-lifetime sort of place. Unlike Paris or Florence, I never hear of someone falling in love with the city and returning over and over again. Venice has a very romantic, fantasy appeal to it, so that maybe once you’ve experienced it you don’t really need to go back anymore. Or maybe it’s the throngs of tourists in the… Read More

I told myself that I wasn’t going to travel during the fall break this year, that I had just arrived in Budapest and I would spend some time really getting to know my new city. But then, at the last-minute, I decided to go to Florence. It seems Italy’s magnetic pull on me is even stronger now that I’m in Europe, just an hour-long flight away. I didn’t have much on the… Read More

OK, so I finished this dress a really long time ago (we’re talking last November!). As usual, the hold up was the pictures (full body self-portraits are hard!). Well, I’ve been wanting to post about it, so better late than never. Am I right? I packed this dress to wear on my trip to Venice last month and I had my friend Sophia with me to play photographer. This picture was taken… Read More

It’s one month into my Bilingual Summer project so I thought it would be a good time to give a little update on my progress. In my first post a made an ambitious list of goals to accomplish this summer. One thing that I hadn’t really factored into this whole thing, however,  was that the time I planned on putting into immersing myself in Italian probably should have been allocated to things… Read More