Firenze, Italia: Day One

The group arrived safely into Florence earlier today. A few pictures showed up on my newsfeed today from our daughter’s friend, Z. They visited the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze and saw Michelangelo’s David. This sculpture of perfection was finished in 1504 and stands 14 feet tall! Such an impressive work of art! Our […]

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Roma, Italia: Day Two

While I wait for our daughter’s pictures to arrive, I was happy to discover that her friend had uploaded several pictures she had taken of their visit to the Colosseum and the Fontana di Trevi. I was so happy to see that they were able to see the fountain as I had heard it had […]

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Roma, Italia: Day One

Although I was able to put my daughter in touch with our cousin, Father Pedro, who lives in Roma, my daughter was unable to meet with him. The study abroad program has kept the students busy with back to back tours inside the Vatican. Yesterday they visited the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Pieta. Today […]

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Poland Recap

While we wait for news from our daughter while she’s in Italy, here’s a blog post a fellow classmate wrote about their experience when visiting Auschwitz. A Weekend in Poland

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Budapest, Hungary: Her Perspective

We were able to Skype with our daughter over the weekend during our nephew’s birthday party. It was quite the celebration, after all, he was celebrating his FIRST birthday! To be able to share that moment across the ocean with our daughter was truly special. She had just returned from Budapest and was able to […]

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Budapest, Hungary: Day 1

Our daughter found herself in Budapest this past weekend. So thrilled for her! We texted briefly Friday morning and she loves it! Her friend took some photos of what I believe is St. Stephen’s Basilica, but I’m not completely certain of it. Once she returns to Vienna, I hope to find out more about her trip so I […]

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