Rome's Hidden Gems

GO Rome students depart for Italy in just a matter of days! We are so excited to share a guest blog from Scott Heptonstall with Bus2Alps, one of our tour operators! Don’t miss these great tips as you prepare to embark on your Italian adventure. So you’ve made it! You’ve arrived in Roma with only … Continue Reading »

Connecting with students during service week

By: Katie Peltier, a junior at the University of Texas I will focus on my strengths but remember my weaknesses. LEAD Cape Town is all about how you can become a better leader; so many times we are told to focus on your weaknesses so you can become better in that area but, we tend … Continue Reading »

By: Allie Vaughn, a junior at the University of Alabama Since studying abroad we have been challenged emotionally, physically and academically, we each overcame our own obstacles and concurred personal fears but the biggest task still lies ahead of us, how do we prepare for the journey home? First and foremost give yourself time to … Continue Reading »

Sunset in Oia

Hayley Wallace from the University of Alabama describes her picturesque experience in Santorini. We hope our students soak in the beauty of Greece as the program enters its last week! The sunsets: What made my whole experience incredible were the amazing sunsets. We went to a town called Oia known to have the best views … Continue Reading »

Great company over dinner in Greece

Sydney Young, a sophomore at the University of Alabama, shares her favorite spots to grab a meal while in Greece. Don’t miss out on these amazing restaurants! 1. Balux Café House Project Balux Café has anything you could be craving from Sushi to Italian or even authentic Greek food. A few friends and I came … Continue Reading »