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How to Build a Community Abroad 

Moving is hard. Whether it’s to a new town in the same state, across the country or across the world, you’re uprooting yourself from everything, and everyone, you know. And while we all consider the logistics and bureaucracy basics, we don’t always consider the most important thing: forging relationships. Making friends as an adult is… Read more »

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Individualism vs Assimilation: The Moving Abroad Battle

This is a story about finding yourself, moving abroad and refinding yourself within different parameters. It’s about the internal battle that comes with change when you find yourself in a new country. How much is acceptable? Where do we draw the line?  Oh, and it’s about shopping of course. –––––––– I needed new clothes. As… Read more »

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The Endless Possibilities of Summer

My first summer in Italy I survived. By the second summer I was adapting and by the third summer, last year, I finally felt stabilized. Now, for my fourth summer here in Italy, I’m ready to achieve. Don’t get me wrong, we had a lot going on during that time besides gauging my mental state. We had… Read more »