Jiayi Wang and Yiran Sun Pennsylvania State University Intercultural Communication Course with Prof. Christian Tarchi This proverb by Saint Ambrose is about living according to the local norms. It may apply to many different aspects, such as respecting beliefs, following daily practices, and dressing and eating like the locals. When we go on a trip
Sarah Stock Carroll University Special Program Travel Writing with Prof. James Gannon Summer 2017 @ ISI Florence You take for granted the convenience of knowing the national language – how easy it is to order dinner and talk to the waitress. Never before coming to Florence had I considered the ability to start a conversation
Anna Bivona UCONN Intercultural Communication course with Prof. Christian Tarchi Rule #1 Always have cash on you. I learned this the hard way on the day of my arrival. I had not yet exchanged for euros and was in need of many daily items for my apartment, including a simple bath towel to shower.