A Captain abroad: Homesick 4,000 miles from home

Homesickness doesn’t have to stop you from studying abroad I have been in Florence for over a month and I am loving it. That’s not to say I haven’t had some struggles. The two hardest things to overcome during study abroad are culture shock and homesickness. Culture shock is something you hear about all the…

A Captain aboard: traveling while traveling

Just as our Captain Abroad gets comfortable, she needs to spread her wings The words grazie and ciao have already become a major part of my vocabulary. Only four weeks in and I am already adapting to life and Florence and loving every second of it. Which means, of course for the Captain Abroad that…