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5 Entries Tagged with "Venice"

  • I left my heart in Italy

    Posted by Andy Steves on November 25, 2014.

    by Lucas Walkowski, WSA London Intern

    I could think of a million different reasons why anyone should choose WSA’s Italian Extravaganza for their fall break. In a country full of so much history, art, architecture, culture, and great food, I fell in love with Italy.

    Here’s my story…

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    Tags: Venice // Florence // pisa // Rome // Italy // Travel // Study Abroad // blog // journal // WSA // 2014 /

  • WSA’s Favorite Views in Italy

    Posted by Andy Steves on August 20, 2014.

    Our favorite viewpoints in Italy

    Viewing a city from above helps make sense of some of the world’s most beautiful—and windy—streets. We love to geek out on these views and see if we can’t trace the outline of the old Medieval walls, note the tourist sights we’ve been to or will be … More »

    Tags: Rome // Milan // Florence // Venice // Amalfi Coast // Cinque Terre // 2018 // destination

  • Costumes and Paradise Galor

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

                In St. Mark’s Square there were all sorts of characters. Again, this is an example of people taking a hobby a bit too seriously. Costumes were intricately detailed and in every color, shape, and form. There was a family decked out in red lipstick down to the husband, and red … More »

    Tags: Venice // Carnevale // 2008 // Study Abroad

  • Street Fighting in the Lagoon

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

                We caught the next train with no other problems and arrived, bleary eyed, in Venice at 8:00 that morning. Our group of four split off to find our “budget hotel.” After a while, we decided we were lost. The streets in Venice change names randomly, and the numbers don’t follow any … More »

    Tags: Night Train // 2008 // Study Abroad // Venice

  • To Venice for Carnevale!

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 15, 2010.

                As I don my mask, crossing the Rio Grande on the Rialto, I instantly become a different person. To my right, my friend looks like a cheap Italian imitation of Batman with glowing red eyes. To my left, another friend has sprouted green and blue feathers out of her porcelain … More »

    Tags: Venice // 2008 // Study Abroad

Joshua Dyer, Bridgewater State University

Happy Backpackers

Andy and his crew were awesome. They helped us navigate the city and showed us its innumerable historic sites (Colosseum, Vatican, Trevi Fountain, etc.) with the option of going to Easter Mass at the Vatican if you pick the right weekend. All I have to say was that being in the third row at...

Joshua Dyer, Bridgewater State University ~ University of Limerick, Spring 2016

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