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

Capri by Land and Sea

Throwing it back to one of my first weekends in Southern Italy, nearly nine weeks ago, brought me on a quick day trip around Capri and Anacapri with the rest of the students at Sant'Anna. P.S. the views from the top of Monte Solaro weren't too shabby. You could see the world from up there! … Continue reading Capri by Land and Sea

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

Banff, Alberta

Welcome to Banff, Alberta. When I first crossed into the vast expanse of wildness, the Wild Rose Country of Alberta presented itself with infinite panoramic views and mountains that never fail to take your breath away.   Whether you're adventuring one of the three alpine ski resorts or hiking one of the endless trails in … Continue reading Banff, Alberta

Nibbles in Banff

I think I took the wrong turn on my way to a tropical spring break...but I suppose the tasty beauty that is Banff, Alberta will have to do! After a ten hour drive with the parents, we bee lined it over to Keg Steakhouse. This is a crazy popular chain throughout western Canada - especially … Continue reading Nibbles in Banff

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

Italian Cuisine – Cinque Terre // Riomaggiore

And she has returned to paradise... Last summer I had the opportunity to travel to Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera, and my foodie heart ended up calling once more this year as I have yet to have a squid ink linguini that is at all comparable. This time, however, I decided to make Riomaggiore … Continue reading Italian Cuisine – Cinque Terre // Riomaggiore

Italian Cuisine – Napoli (Week 1)

I have returned to the land of endless pasta, pizza, and paninis!! For the next month, I'm studying abroad in Naples and Ischia in Southern Italy through my university with an emphasis on Baroque Art and Storytelling. To pace out my adventures, each week will have a designated set of food and travel blogs; so … Continue reading Italian Cuisine – Napoli (Week 1)