One of the biggest perks of studying abroad in Florence was having a one week long fall break in October. Some of my friends went on a ten-day cruise to Greece while some traded Italian cappuccini and pizza for Parisians macarons and picnics in Champs de Mars.
This past March, I left the history, charm, and art of Florence, Italy for a weekend to spend a couple days with a close friend from high school in sunny Copenhagen:
This holiday season was one that is simply unforgettable. Instead of flying from Florence to JFK like many of my study-abroad comrades, I found myself on a jet from Pisa to Budapest with two friends.