Taste & Travel: Food Journalism Academic Travel Course in Bologna and Parma

Sofia Chiusano '25

Ever imagined diving hands-first into a cooking class in Bologna, learning secrets that have been whispered down generations? Or maybe strolling through the aromatic halls of Parma's iconic Parmigiano Reggiano cheese factory? This isn’t your typical classroom – it’s a journey bursting with flavor, culture, and laughter.

If you're in the mood for a dash of Italian flavor mixed with a pinch of adventure, the “Food Journalism” Academic Travel course has cooked up something special for you.

Students, under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies, Alessandro Martinisi, embarked on a culinary odyssey that’s sure to leave your wanderlust tingling and taste buds craving.

In a duo of vlogs, passionately created by student Sofia ’25 - Communication and Media Studies major - experience not just the sights and sounds, but the heart and soul of Italy. Watch as textbooks come alive and the cobblestone streets become hallways of history and taste.

Ready to experience Italy like never before? Dive into these videos and join Sofia and her mates on this unforgettable culinary escapade!

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