Tag: Rome

Roman Food (Brian Anhalt)

There is no one type of Italian food. The type of Italian food you can find always depends on the area you are in. Overall though, you can except when eating in Italy, meals will last hours and be full of tomato. Within Roman cuisine, you…

Christmas in Roma (Brian Anhalt)

With Christmas approaching, Rome has become a new city. Beginning in early December,  the city streets become decorated with lights. Christmas trees are placed throughout the city. While not a Italian tradition, they can be seen in Piazza Venezia and next to the Colosseum. Along with the…

Roma per Sempre (AJ Fedoruk)

With only a couple hours left here in Rome for the semester I truly say this has been the best decision of my life to study/travel/ explore abroad. I cannot really put into words this how unbelievable this past three and half months have been and…

Politics in Italy (Brian Anhalt)

Politics in Italy have been especially interesting this semester in Rome with the resignation of Silvio Berlusconi. After almost twenty years in Italian politics, Berlusconi resigned last month, after it became apparent he had lost his majority control. Berlusconi had been unable to address to the…

Thanksgiving in Europe & Rude Europeans (AJ Fedoruk)

With a hectic semester coming to an end I thought it be a good time to sit down and reflect on my Thanksgiving weekend here in Rome. I was fortunate enough to have my brother and mother fly out here for the week on Thanksgiving, it…

Educational System at John Cabot University (Brian Anhalt)

While John Cabot is an American university, the effects of the Italian education system are still felt. State universities cost very little for Italian citizens and most of them commute. At John Cabot, there is much less focus on classroom time compared to the US. Professors…

First 4 Weeks in Roma (AJ Fedoruk)

Wow, I cannot believe that 4 weeks have passed since I have left for Rome. The first 28 days here have been some of the best of my life and would not change it for anything.  Getting adjusted here and settling down took a little longer…