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We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Down to the Wire

June 29, 2013 - Blog

Yesterday was supposed to be the day we edited our footage.  However, the computers weren’t agreeing with the hard drives or Final Cut Pro kept crashing… something was just always going wrong.  Eventually Rachel was able to get it situated, but that meant we weren’t…

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“To Bidet or Not to Bidet?”

June 28, 2013 - Blog

Yesterday I had the chance to make another visit to La Tavola Marche, the agriturismo that I am doing a segment on with Rachel.  It was just as amazing as my first visit, if not better… it was pizza night!  Not just any pizza, but…

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Pausa Problems

June 26, 2013 - Blog

I was able to sleep in until 10:00AM!  This is one of the only days on the entire trip that I was able to sleep in, so it was much needed.  We usually have meetings or Italian class in the morning but since we are…

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Getting Down to Business

June 25, 2013 - Blog

Being in the video group, majority of our time spent in Urbino has been pre-production planning.  It kind of stinks that everything has come down to the last week, but now we are finally headed in the right direction to get everything done on time…

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Cloudy With a Chance of Mud

June 24, 2013 - Blog

Today was the day for our final interview with the owner of Il Conventino, the winery I have been visiting quite frequently.  We were scheduled to leave at 8:15 this morning… Megan knocked on my door around 8:10 to tell me that our camera we…

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Into the Land of the Eurotrash Haircut

June 23, 2013 - Blog

Due to having such a busy weekend, I was unable to travel anywhere far. Luckily, I had nothing to do today so Megan, Cory, and I headed to Pesaro, Italy to enjoy a lazy day at the beach. Because it is Sunday, the bus schedule…

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La Tavola Marche

June 23, 2013 - Blog

For our video project that we are working on, Rachel and I were paired together to do the segment on an agriturismo called La Tavola Marche.  In case you aren’t sure of what an agriturismo is, “An Italian agriturismo will usually serve foods to guests prepared…

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Vino Ventures

June 21, 2013 - Blog

For someone who does not actually like wine, I have been to a lot more wineries than expected this week.  On Monday and Thursday I was at Il Conventino for my video project.  Today we took a field trip to a pottery museum and the…

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The Best Day

June 21, 2013 - Blog

Yesterday was the greatest day I’ve had in Italy thus far. Like I mentioned previously, our group was invited to the Urbino Press Awards. Because of this our classes were cancelled for the day and we were finally able to sleep in! It was the…

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Wolf Blitzer

June 20, 2013 - Blog

On Wednesday we were given the opportunity to have a Q&A with Wolf Blitzer from CNN’s The Situation Room.  To be completely honest, I didn’t have any idea who he was.  I should probably start watching the news more.  Once I saw him I did…

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