A Musical Paradise

Nick Barella Newsletter, Travel

“When will you realize, Vienna waits for you?” -Billy Joel, Vienna.   As our bus inched closer and closer to our destination, these lyrics from Billy Joel’s iconic tribute to Austria’s capital sounded again and again in my mind. It was fitting, I suppose. In the song, he paints Vienna as a …

Nick BarellaA Musical Paradise

An Italian Immersion

Paul Kearney Newsletter, Travel

My first visit to Bologna occurred during the fall semester of my junior year—a semester I spent studying abroad in Rome.  It was a gloomy, overcast Sunday in October, and almost all of the famous Bolognese eateries were closed for the day of rest.  I left the provincial capital of …

Paul KearneyAn Italian Immersion