Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

We don’t celebrate Halloween back home (but I had fun!)

By Letizia Torri, international student from Italy studying at Riverside Secondary School During the last four months, I have been in contact with quite a few kids and teenagers who prefer Halloween to Christmas. For me this is really weird because Halloween is not really celebrated in Italy and Christmas is the festivity that all […]

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Bringing Italian volleyball flair to Canada

By Letizia Torri, international student from Italy studying at Riverside Secondary School I tried almost every single sport during my childhood and I discovered volleyball when I was 11 years old. Since my first volleyball training session, I fell in love with it. Year after year, I realized that it was the best way to […]

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Leaving home for a year

By Letizia Torri, international student from Italy studying at Riverside Secondary School Deciding to study in Canada was the best decision of my life! I left Italy on August 26 very early in the morning. I remember my emotions like it was yesterday, even though it actually was months ago. At the airport, I remember myself crying.Just in […]

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Trip to Storybrooke!

By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School On October 23rd I went with Sara and Fernanda to Steveston, Richmond, where Once Upon a Time was filmed! My host mother told me that they filmed there, and later I found out that a lot of TV series are filmed in […]

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Hiking in North Vancouver

By Chiara Beltrami, international student from Italy studying at Burnaby Mountain Secondary School On October 15th I went with Sara, an Italian girl, and her home-stay sister Carla, to the Canyon Lynn Park, in north Vancouver. We decided to go there because the weather that day, even if it was October, was really sunny and […]

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