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I'm 20 years old and hoping to study abroad next summer (May 29th - July 12th) but I'm not sure which city I should travel to. It will be my first time traveling to Europe and I'm looking to experience a lot of culture, while also getting the quintessential European experience; which is why I've narrowed it down to Rome and London. I was initially leaning towards London but after doing some research, Rome seems just as appealing. I think Rome represents the perfect European experience and my study abroad program offers an excursion to the Amalfi Coast; however, I've heard that Rome can be somewhat disorganized. I honestly can't decide and I'm completely torn between the two. Any guidance or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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