Study Abroad

WANDERLUST

WANDERLUST

n the past I have not understood what the definition of this word was. Wanderlust sounds hipster, artsy, fanciful. It evokes a mental image of worn leather boots and a rucksack. Of a free spirit who packs up the few essentials he needs and takes off into the wild blue yonder to see the world, without any kind of plan. In a way, I think this idea of wanderlust is fascinating...

Nazionale boots

Nazionale boots

I had gone through so many shoes in the months I studied in Rome, not just the regular wear to expect from the walking in a walker-friendly city every day. My summer sandals literally lost the soles. Leather along the heels ripped. Toes of my boots came unglued.  My feet, like you might guess, took a...