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May 13, 2022

Students’ Travel Guide to Florence, Italy

Your Guide to Florence We know that settling into a new city can be difficult, especially if you’re a student. That’s why we’ve brought together some serious tips for getting the most out of your study abroad in Florence. In this travel guide to Florence, Italy, you’ll find advice on how to get the most…
Verto Education
May 11, 2022

Prague LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

It’s hard to think of a better place for LGBTQIA+ students and allies to study abroad than the Czech Republic. The capital city of Prague isn’t just one of the most progressive places in Central Europe when it comes to the queer community. It’s one of the most warm and welcoming cities in Europe.  As…
Verto Education
May 7, 2022

Buenos Aires LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

In South America, there’s no better place to begin your college experience than Buenos Aires. It’s an incredibly diverse city, drawing people from around the world and featuring some of the best museums and galleries you’ll find anywhere. With close to 100,000 college students, Buenos Aires is a place where you won’t have trouble meeting…
Verto Education
April 29, 2022

Dublin LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

Today Ireland — and in particular its capital of Dublin, home to 1.3 million people — is considered one of the most LGBTQIA+ friendly cities in Europe. It’s a young, vibrant community where there are a ton of cultural activities for events by and for the queer community and allies. Ireland wasn’t always this way.…
Verto Education
April 21, 2022

Seville LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

Madrid and Barcelona might get more attention, but Seville — Spain’s fourth largest city — has a thriving LGBTQ+ community all its own. Take a stroll around the Alameda de Hércules, the center of the action, and you’ll spot groups of queer students hanging out in the squares or same-sex couples enjoying a meal at…
Verto Education
April 15, 2022

Student Blog: La Belleza de España

Embark on a life-changing journey in Seville with Spring 2022 student Shaiel Scotte!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. I had preconceived notions and movie screen ideas of what Spain would be like. I thought I knew exactly what…
Verto Education
April 15, 2022

Student Blog: Trailblazer Classes

Learn about art, fashion, and dad jokes in Florence with Spring 2022 student Emily Wange!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. Being a Verto student has given me the opportunity for so many new experiences around the world that…
Verto Education
April 8, 2022

Student Blog: Living in Italy

Experience the rich cultural heritage of Florence with Spring 2022 student Emily Wange!  ***This is an example of a student’s experience from Spring 2022. Specific programming and activities are subject to change semester by semester. It is crazy to think that two months ago I was working my many jobs all across Dallas, Texas. Now,…
Verto Education
April 4, 2022

Costa Rica LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

Thanks to contributing author Mark Sullivan for sharing his experience being LGBTQ+ in Costa Rica. He’s a travel writer who has been to Central America about a dozen times and is excited to share his perspective and advice with students studying abroad. On his last family trip to Costa Rica he introduced his favorite country…
Verto Education
March 22, 2022

London LGBTQ+ Students’ Guide

When you think about the LGBTQ+ scene in London, you probably envision the massive annual events that flood the streets, squares, and sometimes entire neighborhoods with cheering crowds. There’s Pride in London, which draws more than a million people for a parade that completely closes down historic Oxford Street. Then there’s UK Black Pride, which…