Kathleen Burns, a student from the University of Mississippi, quickly learned that the best way to experience another country is to dive right into the culture even when there are awkward moments or times of discomfort.  Check out her blog below! Local or Tourist? It’s All Up to You. We have all heard the saying, … Continue Reading »

Rome Italy restaurant

Dana DiCarlo, a student at the University of Maryland, experienced one of the best parts of Italy early in the GO Rome program. Read below for a view into wine country! Tenuta Toricano – San Gimigano, Italia After just a week in Italy, it’s hard to pinpoint my favorite thing I’ve done in this exquisite … Continue Reading »

Lion's Head

Mari Liza Almand, a student from the University of Mississippi, describes her physical and emotional journey climbing Lion’s Head, one of Cape Town’s most iconic and scenic landmarks! Lessons from Lion’s Head I gazed at the red-dirt, gently inclining path that laid in front of me, inviting me to venture on. I had hiked mountains … Continue Reading »

Nelle Thomas Blog

  Our next featured blog comes from Nelle Thomas, a student at the University of Alabama. Nelle first joined us abroad on GO Rome in 2015 and was later selected to serve as a Community Leader on her campus for the 2015-2016 school year. We are thrilled to have Nelle “LeadAgain” in Cape Town this … Continue Reading »

Dining in Cape Town

  Today’s post comes to us from Shannon Listman from Rowan University. We often say that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone” and it sounds like Shannon really took that to heart during her time in Cape Town. Thanks for sharing, Shannon! Five Ways I Got Out of my Comfort Zone in … Continue Reading »

Tayler Ayers

Alright gentlemen, you’ve probably seen our “fashion” blogs for the ladies. Now it’s your turn! Not sure what to wear around Rome?  Tayler Ayers has your back. Tayler is a student at Oglethorpe University and joined GO Rome in 2014 for its inaugural year.  Check out his tips! Clothing Necessity #1: Walking around the city/sight … Continue Reading »