Carnevale di Venezia

The time leading up to Easter is a time of celebration and tradition in Italy known as Carnevale. Masks play an important role in the Venetian Carnevale and historically, different types of masks were worn by people with different occupations. For example, half masks, known as the Columbina, were worn…

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Florence At Last

After a very, very long day, I finally arrived in Florence! While I should have arrived closer to 2 PM at the Florence airport, we had a sudden change in landing location because of excessive tailwind. Instead, we landed in Bologna and waited on the plane for a bus that then took…

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Ciao a tutti!

My name is Heather Ayers. I am a senior at USF majoring in Art History. As the world is becoming more and more interconnected, it is of utmost importance for students to graduate with international experiences. I have been dreaming of traveling to Europe since I was a child. While…

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