Estate in Procida

The summer calls and I must go... Here is a gallery of my raw photos from my stay on the island of Procida with my mother.

Afternoons and Amalfi

Buongiorno di Italia tutti! A spell ago (as I'm just now getting to recording all of my adventures of the past ten weeks on my blog), my Mediterranean Culture and History class visited the maritime town of Amalfi, right next door to the honeymoon destination spot of Positano. Our primary objective to the visit was … Continue reading Afternoons and Amalfi

Daily Life in Sorrento

"Benvenuto, you have arrived in Naples, Italy. Enjoy your stay." My twelve week adventure abroad has begun! While taking four courses over ten weeks through the Sant'Anna Institute - Sorrento Lingue in Sorrento, Italy, I am most fortunate to experience life from the immersion of staying with a host family. Each evening, they provide me … Continue reading Daily Life in Sorrento

Italy Vlog

From the moment I landed in Italy last year with my sister, Kelly, the country captured my heart. I knew that I needed to return, so this year (2018), I utilized my universities study abroad program in order to immerse myself in Italian culture once more. In Naples, I took a condensed semester course (completed … Continue reading Italy Vlog

Vintage Summer

Timeless Polaroids have taken the world by storm in twenty-eighteen from basic Instax to modernized styles to refurbished polaroid cameras from way back when. These classic and one-of-a-kind photos were the original Instagram, snapshot, and frame that documented memories in the form of an instant photo. I decided to compile the polaroids that I took … Continue reading Vintage Summer

The Golden Circle

Here's to a pit stop in Iceland after a Mediterranean adventure! Sophie and I flew in to Keflavik International Airport at an early two in the morning and stayed in Hotel Borg in Reykjavik. After weeks without a proper hearty breakfast, a morning full of eggs, bacon, potatoes, and traditional Icelandic skyr prepared us for the … Continue reading The Golden Circle

Travels in Vermont

  To set the mood of my Vermont adventures, I stayed in Shelburne which is a few short minutes outside of the bustling city of Burlington (home of the UVM campus). Shelburne is very much a laid back and unwind type of atmosphere, where you sit on the shores of Lake Champlain and watch the … Continue reading Travels in Vermont

NYC Cityscape

In a city of over eight and a half million people, taking on the great city of New York can be a daunting task...at least on your own. Along with some of my favorite views of the west side and downtown Manhattan, I'll walk you through some top spots to visit and the best way … Continue reading NYC Cityscape

German Cuisine – Ramstein // Rhine River Valley

☕️Above and below, you'll find southern Germany's finest classics from dessert flammkuchen to spätzle. 🍸Sipping an aperol spritz while enjoying a classic meat roast with lingonberry overlooking the Rhine River? Yes, please!! 🍕This lovely morsel is a traditional flammkuchen. I'd describe it as being your favorite thin crusted pizza only thirty times better! This dish … Continue reading German Cuisine – Ramstein // Rhine River Valley

Rhine River Valley // Germany

I'll take an aperol spritz and an apple flammkuchen, Danke. (scroll for a photo gallery) No matter where you go in Germany, you will soon find that it is a home away from home. The sights are ethereal and there is a simplistic beauty to the architecture. Each town has something unique to offer you … Continue reading Rhine River Valley // Germany