One of the most amazing aspects of traveling to Europe is how different everything looks. S., it’s quite common to see big SUV’s or minivans…not in Europe. Here in the United States, everything seems so new compared to Europe.Cobblestone streets, narrow roads, and tiny apartment buildings are all so different from what we have here in the U. Especially in New York City where the roads are long and wide, it was amazing to see streets where barely one car can pass through. There was a piazza in Rome literally sitting on top of an ancient stadium.One woman asked me to take a picture for her, and upon hearing my accent asked if I was American. ” It made realize how fortunate I am to come from such a great country. I have learned a lot from the four European countries I have traveled to, and will continue to learn more as I further explore the world.
Last week I was incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to Greece and Italy.
While traveling through these two beautiful countries, I learned many things.
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It is hard for me to remember much about my first trip abroad (to Egypt, namely) because it was about fifteen years ago and I was almost a child at that time, so a lot of memories have been lost somewhere on the way.
This article was written by Connor Edward Mc Grane upon his return from Greece and Italy this spring.
He writes about how his trip abroad changed his perspective and helped him gain a global perspective.
However, these foods are quite different when made in their home countries. when we think of a city we think of something like New York City, huge skyscrapers, and buildings made out of glass.
The true Greek Gyro had a much different sauce than the yogurt sauce used here and Gelato made in the states tastes like ice milk. This is what I expected to see when I traveled to Europe for the first time. There wasn’t a skyscraper in sight, and most of the buildings were extremely old.
A country where even our poor people can afford their own apartments, unlike the Romans, where the average person can only afford to rent a room in an apartment.
I loved the look on people’s faces after I told them I was American. ” Afterward, I heard her say to her daughter, “He’s from the United States!!