Sports with Shook

From college athletics all the way to the NFL, The Burr staff writer and blogger Nick Shook brings his weekly take on the latest in the world of sports.

Bon Voyage!

Written by Melissa Puppo on . Posted in Girl Abroad

Maybe you know Paris as the city of macaroons, baguettes and croissants. Or maybe you know it as home to that large, rectangular monument surrounding the largest roundabout in the world (the Arc de Triomphe). Regardless, you’re correct in every way, and I got to experience everything Paris had to offer.

Bon Appétit

Written by Melissa Puppo on . Posted in Girl Abroad

One thing everyone told me before I left for Italy was that I was going to consume a lot of pasta. I remember being in denial, telling everyone, “No, I’m not. I’m going to try and eat everything but carbs on carbs on carbs.”

Picture Perfect

Written by Melissa Puppo on . Posted in Girl Abroad

I’ve seen many beautiful things in Italy so far. The architecture, the people—don’t even get me started on the food—everything is special here. One of my favorite sights in Florence has to be from when I traveled up to Palazzo di Michelangelo.

Goodbye America, Ciao Italia!

Written by Melissa Puppo on . Posted in Girl Abroad

Not very familiar with the Italian language? Don’t worry, once you read enough of my blog, I sure hope the sing–song-like language will become natural. Just to clarify, I said, “Hello, everyone.”