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    On Their Way

    by  • June 4, 2013 • For Parents, Prof Travel Journal • 0 Comments

    After two weeks in Italy, these students are ready to board the plane home with memories for a lifetime. Three of their number will continue on to more adventures in various European countries as their professors take two weeks to rest and vacation in the Cinque Terre. Until Italy calls us back-Arrivaderci!

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    Seppia Smiles

    by  • May 22, 2013 • For Parents, Travel • 2 Comments

    Leah and Chloe were among our more adventurous students who chose to try the Venetian specialties of spaghetti and risotto “nero di seppia,” i.e., cooked in cuttlefish ink. The general consensus among the students seemed to be that the dish tasted great but that eating black-colored food is a little psychologically disturbing.

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    Welcome to Venice!

    by  • May 20, 2013 • For Parents, Travel • 1 Comment

    Here are our students in Campo Sananzelo, just a few feet from our palazzo! They have just dropped off their bags and are headed out for their first immersive experience in Italy … buying groceries as the local supermercato. It was a good chance for them to practice reading and speaking Italian, learning the...

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    Class is Soon to Begin!

    by  • January 17, 2013 • Class Prep, For Parents, Travel

    We’re sending out the acceptance letters for Imagining Venice today! In the meantime, we have also secured our hotels in Verona and Florence.  In Verona, we will be staying in Hotel Verona, and in Florence, Hotel Pensione Ferretti.  As you already know, we’ll be living in the lovely Palazzo degli Angeli while we’re in...

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    Torcello & Frari

    by  • May 22, 2011 • For Parents, Travel • 0 Comments

    Yesterday we took a very long day trip to the islands, starting at Murano and then going to Burano and Torcello. Many of the students chose to pay the 5 euro to see a glassblowing demonstration on Murano, as well as do the usual shopping and the not-so-usual, but expected, “making of art.” We...

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