Fashion and Function: What To Wear in Rome To Pass as a Local

Wondering what to wear in Rome? You’re in the right place. I studied in Rome for nearly 5 months as an undergraduate and am here to help! How To Dress like an Italian: What To Wear in Rome Italy is pretty much the fashion capital of the universe. Armani, Prada,…

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Why I Eat McDonald’s in Italy (and Pretty Much Everywhere Else)

The first time I ate McDonald’s abroad was in Rome during my semester there in the spring of 2014. My “burner” Italian phone that I occasionally loaded with money was dead. My iPhone didn’t work in Europe. I had been sitting on the Spanish Steps for over an hour with…

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Flying Etiquette: 7 Ways To Avoid Being “That Girl” on Flights

Flying etiquette should be common sense, but unfortunately there’s nothing common about it these days. If you are looking for ways to be polite on a plane, or just need a safe place to rant about others who are not, then this is the post for you. 7 Essential Tips…

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Five Uber Drivers You’ll Meet on the Road (+What You’ll Learn from Them)

Oh, Uber drivers. You come across some crazy characters when traveling. You can learn a lot from people when you least expect it, if you only take a moment to listen. Everyone, even people you meet in passing, has a story to tell. I’ve met some of the most interesting people…

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Worried about Missing Your Flight? 9 Tips for Tight Airline Connections

Sometimes tight airline connections sneak up on you! You thought you had two full hours to grab a bite to eat and wander to your next gate, but then your first flight has a mechanical delay and suddenly you have 30 minutes gate to gate. Sometimes airline’s minimum connection times…

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