Samantha Benedict

The Urbino Project taught me more than I could have ever hoped for. I learned far more than just journalism. I learned about life, growing up, passion, culture, and cuisine! The students, faculty, and locals have given me an experience that I will appreciate for the rest of my life.

Stories by Samantha Benedict

  • When the sisters were both pregnant – both tired, and both full of hope – they moved their truffle shop to the center of town to draw in more business. Now, a year later with their babies at home, Monia and Michela Costantini run a successful shop, Tartufi - Antiche Bonta, in the heart of Urbino.

    The Truffle Sisters

    By Samantha Benedict
    When the sisters were both pregnant – both tired, and both full of hope – they moved their truffle shop to the center of town to draw in more business. Now, a year later with their babies at home, Monia and Michela Costantini run a successful shop, Tartufi - Antiche Bonta, in the heart of Urbino.

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