Mosaics and Crypts of Ravenna

Ravenna has been my favorite field trip thus far… I wrote about it for 8 whole pages in my notebook! We visited this past Thursday, September 13, 2018 and boarded the bus bright and early at 7:30am at the Borgo Mercatale and took the roughly hour and a half drive to our first stop in […]

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Urbino Kite Festival

Self-Guided “Wine Tasting” in Urbino On Saturday, September 8th, a few of us girls went out in the afternoon for a self-guided “wine tasting tour” here in Urbino. Boy, did we have fun, fun, fun! We visited four different bars/restaurants, sat down, and ordered a bottle of wine to share. Here in Italia, the locals […]

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Urbino Historical Tour

On Friday, September 7th we joined our favorite tour guide Paolo for a historical tour of Urbino. Paolo is from Urbino so he takes particular pride in showing us around his town and boy is he knowledgeable! We started out in the Borgo Mercatale at the base of the historical center of the town (where […]

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Bologna, Italy

  On Thursday, September 6th we toured Bologna, Italy for an educational tour that is a part of our education during study abroad. Urbino is about a two and a half hour bus ride from Bologna. We set off at 7:00AM through the winding hills before joining up with the main highway outside of Pesaro. […]

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First week in Urbino

It’s hard to believe that I boarded the plane to come to Italy almost a whole week ago. The time is flying by. Our first week here in Urbino the program has kept us very busy even though we are not yet taking classes (except our online class). Since we start school tomorrow morning, I […]

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What’s in my carry-on?

It’s always hard to toe the delicate line of just-perfect-packing and over-packing. I have traveled overseas countless times, but still I always struggle with what to bring for those 5-, 7-, 9-, or 11-hour flights that seem to drone on forever. To add to the stresses of flying, I also have a difficult time sleeping […]

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About Me

Hey, folks! I’m assuming that most of you reading this are family and friends and maybe some Ashlee Rose fans that have been following my whereabouts over the last *gulp* 18 years of playing music professionally. If you’ve been following my music career, you may have wondered where I’ve been for the last three years. […]

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