Florence & Food

Story by Alyssa Bilotta  “If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?” –  Martin Scorsese  Food was a major part of my experience when I studied abroad in Florence.  Eating any type of meal in Italy is an event, and food holds a special place in every Italian’s day. Ever […]

Por qué vuelvo: Why I’m Going Back to Argentina

Story and photo by Matthew MacCormack There was no shortage of incredible moments on my Dialogue to Argentina and Uruguay last summer. I’ll never forget my excitement as our ferry approached the Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia: the feeling of wonder as the icy, blue monstrosity took shape across the fog-cloaked water of Lago Argentina. […]

Making Human Connections in Sevilla and Barcelona

Story by Alessandra Grillo Throughout my early education and into freshmen year of college,  I studied Spanish language and culture.  Each textbook assignment and pedantic lecture that passed only crystallized my desire to immerse myself in the vivacious Spanish culture.  Ultimately, in order to understand the intricacies of this European cultural hub, I knew I […]