What a week!

  I’ve officially been in Italy for almost a week! It seems like I’ve been here so much longer than just 6 days. So far Italy is everything I hoped for and more! I’m a history buff and enjoy architecture so it’s awesome to see such beautiful monuments on a daily basis. I live roughly…

Ciao!

After 12.5 hours of traveling, I finally made it to Florence! I successfully said goodbye to my family without shedding more than two tears. I’ve been waiting for this day for so long that it didn’t feel real saying goodbye. Even as I sit in my hotel room (I came a day early so I can’t…

About Me

Hello and welcome to my study abroad blog! My name is Anna Hawkshead and I’m heading abroad! Get it hawksHEADINGabroad? Just pretend you laughed with me. I am a junior in Communications and International Studies at Iowa State University. I will be studying abroad at Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, Italy in the spring of…