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6 Entries Tagged with "Milan"

  • Graduation and Nearly Not Flying Home

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

    The “graduation” reception at the Domus Academy for our two weeks of school felt like a high school dance but with an open bar. The crowd chilled and socialized until word got out to the local gang of mosquitoes that there was plenty of flesh and blood to be had on the terrace in the Nuova … More »

    Tags: 2008 // Milan // Study Abroad // Summer // Design // Italy

  • The Domus Academy and a Rihanna Concert

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

    As my plane landed back in Milan from Dublin’s airport, applause erupted in the cabin and I knew I was back in Italy. It was good to be back. Between the airport and my hostel, I could feel it was a bit more organized compared to Rome and the South, but there was still the subtle chaos of … More »

    Tags: Milan // 2008 // Study Abroad // Design // Italy

  • Aiding the Russians

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

    I went out hard that Friday night with a short, talkative Aussie and got back at 6 o'clock the next morning. It was a club called Old Fashion. In Italy, people have to assert themselves just in order to get into a place where they’ll drop €40 or more through the course of the night. While … More »

    Tags: Milan // 2008 // Italy

  • San Siro, A Monument to Futball

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

                On Saturday morning we shook off our hangovers and tried to do some tourist stuff before our date at San Siro, the soccer stadium for an Inter Milan vs. Fiorentina game. We first went to wander around the fancy shopping district. In two minutes we saw four Ferraris and as many … More »

    Tags: Milan // Study Abroad // Soccer // Weekend Trip

  • Club Hollywood

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

    On the train back into downtown, I gave my friends a call and told them to meet me back at the Duomo 30 minutes later. I showed up five minutes early and caught a showing of the azzurro Lambo Polizia car. A few years ago Lamborghini gave the Italian police force a pair of Gallardos. They’ve … More »

    Tags: Milan // 2008 // Weekend Trip // Study Abroad

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Katrina Alford, Concordia University - Irvine

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This past weekend, I traveled to Budapest with WSA with a couple of friends from my university abroad, and I couldn't have asked for a better trip! After arriving at the hostel, we met Bogi, our tour guide for the weekend, who was instantly friendly and welcoming. Throughout the weekend, Bogi was an amazing guide! She showed us some great places for shopping and food, as well as the top sights around the city. You could tell she loved her job and never passed up an opportunity to share about her hometown and some of its history. She was so friendly and was sincerely interested in us as individuals and did everything she could do accommodate our priorities for the weekend (whether it was food, shopping, nightlife, sightseeing, etc.) I would highly recommend WSA's guided tours for any student studying abroad who wants to explore more than their university's city!

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