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

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)

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

A Weekend in Montreal

Read on for two of the highlighted restaurants that I explored during my overnight in Montreal this spring. Where to go: L.O.V. Restaurant Not only is this gem every foodie's dream in terms of aesthetic photos and gorgeous dishes, but it is absolutely perfect for a Sunday brunch (as Sophie and I discovered after hours … Continue reading A Weekend in Montreal

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

Manarola at Midnight

My sister and I chose the picturesque village, Manarola, as our homebase for my few days in Cinque Terre, a string of five seaside villages along the Italian Riviera Coastline. This bite of paradise had some of the best views of sunsets, iconic colorful architecture, and a friendly atmosphere that made you feel quite at … Continue reading Manarola at Midnight

Italian Cuisine – Cinque Terre

  When you visit the birthplace of pesto, there is no such thing as bad pasta. Think linguini, trofie, and spaghetti all homemade to order with Cinque Terre's famous seafood selection and a starter of #foccacia bread, also a dish that originated in this area. Yes. Your prayers have been answered. Now pack your bags … Continue reading Italian Cuisine – Cinque Terre