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Category: Art & Architecture

The Blue City—Yes, It’s Literally Blue

Chefchaouen, also known as the Blue City, is a city in the mountains of northwest Morocco which—as you must have guessed already—is washed in...
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Not Europe

Upon sharing my plans to study abroad in Morocco, most reactions consisted of something like “Wow!” “You chose a great country,” and “You’ll have...
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The Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées, and Chicken McNuggets?

Rachael Goldberg, Study Abroad ’19, Northwestern ’20 Economics, French Leading up to my study abroad experience in Paris, I constantly daydreamed about what it...
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A Weekend in Two Continents

A photo essay Celebrated my 21st birthday by traveling for six hours. This is me eating my birthday cake outside the Florence Airport because...
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Not to get dramatic here, but art is everything

Not to get dramatic here, but art is everything when it comes down to the pure romanticism of life itself. I am studying abroad...
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Going out of the classroom…and into the mountains?

Florence is without a doubt, the place to study Renaissance art.    It is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, a city that multiple...
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Lazy Domenica

Florence is a different way of living.  I’ve been a city girl nearly all my life. I used to take a normal 40 minute...
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One Last Week

At the beginning of the summer, I really wanted to travel around Europe. I figured, since I was already on the continent, I might...
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History through Art: The East Side Gallery

On my last Saturday, I took a trip to East Side Gallery to see all of the amazing wall art on pieces of the...
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Frida Kahlo, My Love

I stared up into the blue walls of my surroundings, my heart beating with excitement. The aesthetics of La Casa Azul flooded into my...
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