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Making My Dream a Reality: Traveling to Rome

Posted by Anastasia Jaeger on Wed, May 18, 2016 @ 04:00 PM

It is hard for me to believe that a dream I've had since I was so young is finally becoming a reality. All of my close friends and family know that I have always wanted to travel. I am beyond blessed that Saint Vincent offers trips to other countries and has so many excellent study abroad opportunities. I have never been out of the country before but that is soon about to change.

Chapelle_sixtine_plafond.jpgI think that the beauty of Rome will leave me breathless. The Sistine Chapel and the Trevi Fountain are high on my list of places that I cannot wait to see! This trip would not have been possible without the support of my family and friends.

With all great opportunities comes hard work and that has certainly been the case for me as I’ve worked two jobs to fund this trip. One job was at a local bakery (The Original Pie Shoppe in Laughlintown, Pennsylvania) and the other was as a work-study student for campus ministry. I am beyond grateful and I am so excited for the lifelong memories that will result from this trip to Italy. I will be documenting as much of my journey as I can, so please stay updated if you want to see more!

Tutte le strade conducono a Roma (all roads lead to Rome)!

Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Topics: study abroad, Italy, Rome, Anastasia Jaegar, Sistine Chapel, Trevi Fountain

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