A tasting experience like none other. The Tili Vini winery is filled with rich history, nice people. and delicious wines.
Upon planning this trip to Barcelona, one thing we were looking forward to was the beaches. However, when we finally got to the beaches, we were met with many emotions, the first of which was slight disappointment.
One of our favorite parts of Spanish culture that my group has discovered is tapas! Tapas are a big part of Spanish cuisine, even though they are actually “small” bites of many different types of food! Tapas are typically shared… Read More »Tapas – Small bites and big memories
Seeing the sunset is one of the most spectacular views of Barcelona. This group enjoyed the sunset with cheap bottles of wine and charcuterie. The city has so many views, from la Sagrada Familia to the Barceloneta beach. A sunset here should be once in a lifetime, but we get to enjoy it for 28 days.
CIC Barcelona students are always learning. Students learn in the traditional classroom and also utilize the city of Barcelona as a learning lab.
POV: you’re an American college student studying in Barcelona, Spain for the month. We have loved our first few days in Barcelona and have had several opportunities to explore the city around us. On Sunday, we were led on a… Read More »Sounds like a dream, right? Right.
Barcelona is a non-stop overload of food and drink options. It seems a gelato shop, outdoor sangria spot or coffee bar during siesta time is available.
It’s normal to anticipate certain expectations when traveling abroad. But could those expectations have a negative impact on your trip?
Rome, a city filled with historic beauty, is facing a problem. The city’s beauty is being overtaken by the trash problem that is filling the streets. How does this problem affect the city and what do the Romans think about it?
An examination into the differences between American and Italian drinking cultures.
In 2015 a retired American couple decided that Florida was not the place they wanted to live the rest of their lives. “We gave the kids what they wanted. Sold everything. Everything. Got on a plane with four suitcases having never been to Italy.”
People from all over the world know the Amalfi Coast to be a hot tourist destination, but many are unaware of its unique history.
In one of the oldest cities in Europe it is fair to expect a certain level of deterioration. Buildings with cracked exteriors. Haphazardly paved cobblestone streets. Even illegible street signs. While Rome has no shortage of any of these things,… Read More »Where Do I Sit: An Italian Missing Toilet Mystery
“Are you ready for the magic?” An Italian pasta chef smiled as 23 sets of eager eyes watch her dangle fresh cuts of pasta dough from her large knife. Maria Nigro is a pasta making instructor with Eat and… Read More »Knead, Roll, Love: The Art of Creating Pasta from Scratch
On a hot summer day in Rome, there is nothing more refreshing than Gelato. But with so many choices, can you go wrong?
Capricciosa pizza from Pepy’s Bar, topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, prosciutto, mushrooms, artichoke and arugala. Pizza: a classic craving when a student from the American Northeast heads home for a school break. Although states such as New York, New… Read More »New York Pizza May be Famous, but It Isn’t Italian
Want an authentic Roman Italian restaurant experience? This restaurant is the place for you.
If you are thinking of visiting the Vatican, be prepared for a bit of unruly tourists. If you want a more serene experience, take a look into La Moschea, the Mosque of Rome.
It’s a completely different experience seeing things in person. From the famous Starfield Library, historical Gyeongbok Palace, lively Gwangjang Market, to the calming N Seoul Tower — these places all hold different experiences upon visit.
There are pros and cons to getting lost — pros, you see more of the city. Cons, you have no idea where you are and you’re freezing in 20 degrees or less weather with a thin jacket. The first day out in Seoul, my friend and I got lost.
There’s a time in your life that comes when you grow up and become the person your younger self dreamed of being. Today, I grow and become that person.