Italy Week: Italian Churches

Italian Churches When one thinks of Italy, first thoughts often include good food (thanks for inventing pizza and pasta), beautiful, lush scenery, and architecture, of course!  While studying abroad in Italy I learned about architecture by exploring the city and … Continue reading

Taste, Trend, Topic: Italy Week

Welcome to Old World New Girl: Italy Week This week is all about Italy!  I learned so many valuable lesson while studying in Rome for four months in 2011, and this summer I am especially Rome sick… Longing for Rome … Continue reading

Palazzo Pitti e Giardino di Boboli: Here&There

Welcome to another installment of “Here&There!”  It’s not quite one of those “Under the Tuscan SUN” days, but this chilly and dreary March 2011 day in Florence, Tuscany did not fail to amaze me.  This 15th century Renaissance style palace … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

“Delicate, yet Strong” Over the several years that Rome and other cities across Italy rose to gain the names that people revere and worship today for its architectural genius, I’m sure no architect, king, or normal citizen would have ever … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

Woooah, where have you been? Haha, no.  It was me. I’ve been in the “post mid-semester slump” – just a general state of being lost and surviving day to day with homework and projects and quizzes and projects and, oh, … Continue reading

iDesign Sunday: International Memories

Two days ago last year I was being dropped off at an airport with bags larger than me in tow.  It was my last day on Roman soil – I had a great study abroad experience there – and I … Continue reading

Dance and Design

This video demonstrates one of the best experiences during my time studying abroad.  The three of us represent the 3 schools and 3 majors that made up the University of Arkansas Rome Center during the Spring 2011.  If nothing else, I hope it gives you a great laugh, because it always gives me one! =)  ENJOY & ci vediamo (see you later – specifically – see you at iDesign Sunday!)

p.s., i’m the one in the pink shorts!

Dance & Design