Beauty, Lifestyle

Self Care on a Time Crunch: 3 Quick Steps to Add to Your Beauty Routine

On a typical weekday, very few of us have time to stop and take care of ourselves. Between work, school and a social life, must of us would call it a good day if we even have time to wash our hair. Even though we’ve only got 24 hours in a day and so much to do, I think it’s important to implement little things into your beauty routine to help you relax, take a moment for yourself and do something good for you body. Here’s a look at the three items I’ve added to my beauty routine for some …

Lifestyle, Travel

6 Must-Have Items In My Travel Bag

While I’ve always been a bit of a frequent flyer, this semester I have definitely accumulated a lot more miles under my belt. I’ve learned how to be way more of a savvy packer thanks to smaller European airlines and their sometimes ridiculous regulations over what size bags I can bring on-board. Although I’ve lost a face cream or two to security and even had my soft carry-on luggage tossed into checked baggage (ouch), these weekend flights have helped me narrow down my packing to the essentials. While I’ve been in Europe, I’ve carried the same two bags on all …


Study Abroad Log: Croatia

This past weekend I traveled to Split, Croatia for an amazing weekend with new and old friends! While every weekend trip this semester has been amazing, most of my travel outside of Italy has been to places I have previously visited. This weekend in Croatia was one of the first places I’ve been to for the very first time while studying abroad, and I loved experiencing this amazing country. We started the weekend off with a bang – zip-lining in the Croatian mountains! This was such a surreal and beautiful experience and I am so glad we splurged a bit …


Study Abroad Log: Parma

Last weekend I headed out with my classmates on a school trip to Parma and Northern Italy. I had been looking forward to this trip for quite some time not only because all of the free food, but because this semester I have been studying Italian business models. This trip was all about seeing Italian family businesses in action. I have been taking a “Made in Italy” class while I’m here in Milan, and I have studied everything from fashion houses to cheese factories in order to understand how Italian businesses thrive after generations of perfecting their craft. This weekend …

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