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About Laura Transue

I am a graphic design student at USC Upstate in Spartanburg, SC entering my senior year in college. I am spending Maymester abroad in Milan, Italy and I couldn't be more excited! Follow my blog to read about my adventures in Italy! You can view my photos from the trip here and my continuation album here.

All Good Things Come to an End

It finally came! Our trip to Rome! I think Rome was officially my favorite city of all that I have visited in Italy. Hannah, Ashley, Brandon, and I were back in action again and were ready to explore the city … Continue reading

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Last week of class!

Our last week of class has come rather quickly. It seems like just yesterday that we were getting off the plane here in Milan and now it’s almost time to go back. This past week has been great, and I … Continue reading

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A Slightly Adventurous, But Mostly Restful Weekend

On our first free weekend of our stay in Italy, Hannah and I decided we would go to Venice. Brandon and Ashley decided to come with us on our Venice adventure. Since we don’t have class on Friday, we planned … Continue reading

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Second Week of Class

So it’s already the end of my second week of class here in Italy. It’s so crazy how fast it has all gone by. Only one more week left and i’ll be on my way back to the States. But … Continue reading

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Battle of the Fuzzies

So this probably won’t make too much sense to those of you who are not staying in Milan with me but I will try to explain it as best as I can. It’s sort of similar to our pollen in … Continue reading

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Florence for the Weekend

In my last blog, I talked a little about our weekend in Florence. Also in my last blog I left out a very important thing I visited! A cemetery! It was a massive cemetery. We walked around for an hour … Continue reading

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Tired Feet and Wide Eyes

Some certain family members have been harassing me and saying I needed to write a new blog so, I had to update everyone on my adventures. First of all, I’d like to say that I have finished my first week … Continue reading

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First Day of Class!

So today we had over very first day of class! We met our Italian instructors and we even have a student instructor. It’s so awesome how good they are at speaking english. I wish I could be bilingual like that. … Continue reading

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We made it!

It sure was a long flight getting here, but we finally made it! We got here at about 9:00 here, which is 6 hours ahead of US time. Hannah (my roommate) and I were really tired so we took a … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here!

Wow! Just 18 short days till we leave for Italy! It seems like only yesterday I mentioned the idea of studying abroad in Italy to my parents, and now it’s almost time to leave. Going to Italy has always been … Continue reading

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