Homestay Reflections (Italy)

"My homestay experience quickly became something that I knew I would never forget. Even though there was a language barrier I could still tell that they were all excited to have me in their home and to help me understand the Italian culture. My host sister, Marika, helped me pronounce Italian words as I did …

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Hello from Calabria! (Italy)

Hello from Calabria! The Experiment students have been moving and learning at top speed! Everyone finished up language classes in Cortona in early July, learning colors, numbers, verb conjugations, and whatever tangents happened to come up in class. We also visited the Etruscan museum, where we carved our names into "bronze" using the Etruscan alphabet, …

Greetings from Italy!

In our first week here in Italy, we already visited four towns, started a homestay, and learned a lot about the country. Getting on and off trains as a group to so many beautiful destinations is definitely a learning experience. At times it takes patience, but nevertheless we laugh a lot as a group. In …