Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fernando’s Travel Tips (Part 2)

Thanksgiving break just ended! I spent a relaxing long weekend in Madrid with my uncle and my cousins. I pretty much took the first two days to get all my school work done so I could have a nice weekend. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving break in Germany

The one big thing I miss about living in Germany: efficient public transportation. I arrived in Rome at 6:20 tonight and didn’t actually get to the Rome Center until 10: 15, because of a strike. The trains were thankfully still … Continue reading

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Fernando’s Travel Tips

The only thing that I can say about this week is that Rome is freezing!!!! It’s way too cold! I don’t have enough clothes for this cold season! You would never imagine a city like Rome gets to be around … Continue reading

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Museum nights, Roma soccer match and Permesso

Thanksgiving Break is coming! I can’t wait! This weekend was the last weekend before our Thanksgiving break. On Friday we had classes but that ended up being ok, I wanted to get most of my papers for finals done before … Continue reading

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Academics and the Rome Start Program

We are half way through November!! It’s amazing how time is going so fast!! Most of the students are already talking about how they’ll be going home soon! Its sad but next semester there will be a whole new group … Continue reading

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Awesome Loyola Professors, Russian-Italian art, Hunger Week in Rome and Chicago

If I haven’t mentioned this yet, the absolute best thing about Loyola is Professors. On Wednesday evening we had an on-site class for Philosophy at an art exhibit about Russian art before and after the Soviet Union. 2011 marks the … Continue reading

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Calcio! An Italian Tradition

This week was epic! I studied all week! I even studied Halloween night! Everyone was having a great time and running around school in their awesome costumes and I was studying! That was my costume!! I never went down to … Continue reading

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