My day in NYC ♡

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I arrived to NYC last night and have had a wonderful day in the big apple so far.

IMG_1285I finally got to go to the Butcher’s Daughter! A juice bar/ cafe that I have been wanting to go to for a while now…..mmm doesn’t the food look amazing?!

The Butcher’s Daughter is strictly vegetarian and non dairy.

Most of their items are vegan and gluten free!

IMG_1281My brother and I enjoying the delicious juices from the Butcher’s Daughter. I got the waterflower juice and my brother Andre got the yellow juice.

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We later went to Dominque Ansel Bakery where I indulged in a frozen smore!

(yes that is marshmallow on my mouth,

I actually did not realize that until now HAHA)

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The frozen marshmallow is a roasted marshmallow with ICE CREAM INSIDE!!!

AHHHHHHHH. This was the bomb.

I love you I love you I love you New York.

with so much love,

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Panarea- Isole de Eolie, Italia ♡

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Sadly my trip to Italy is over but I am thankful to be able to look back at these beautiful pictures I took. During my trip to Italy I was able to visit two of the several islands in Isole de Eolie. My favorite by far was an island called Panarea.

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The buildings at Panarea were so beautiful and characteristic. I felt like I was in Santorini! This building behind me is a home…. isn’t it sooo dreamy?!

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The streets were very narrow. Believe it or not golf carts were able to pass by these tiny roads! They used the golf carts as taxis in Panarea which is something I have never seen before.

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The  buildings were white and with a few plants it  changed the atmosphere of every little street.

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I also was able to swim here. The water was so warm! Ahhh I want to go back!!

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This is me in my natural state enjoying a erba meditarranea granita (which had mint, finocchi (fennel), and lemon. I know it sounds kind of funky but it wasn’t guys it was soooooo good!

I can’t wait to go back!

I already miss you Panarea.

With so much love,

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Arezzo, Italia ♡

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I got to visit Arezzo, Italia.

A city where my brother had lived for a year while playing soccer.

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A film called “Life is Beautiful” was always filmed here.

Life is Beautiful is a movie I definitely recommend to watch! (It’s on netflix)

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This is the center of Arezzo, I wish I was able to take a better picture.

This city was breathtaking.

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This is the poster of the movie “Life is Beautiful”  it was so exciting for me to walk around Arezzo because they placed posters  and showed what part of the film was filmed in certain locations.

Life is Beautiful is a classic Italian film. Please go watch it!!

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We had gelato!

Guys I have had  gelato everyday since i’ve been in Italy and I haven’t regretted a single moment.

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The weather was a bit cloudy but it was perfect because it wasn’t too hot!

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We had dinner at a cute little restaurant

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 I had ravioli with shredded figs on top.

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Arezzo is a beautiful city!

I recommend watching Life is Beautiful and then planning a trip to Arezzo.

with so much love,

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Verona, Italia ♡

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I got to visit the town where Romeo & Juliet was originated from (Verona).

wooo wooo how romantic.

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The weather was so hot today, I enjoyed some cold fruit while walking around the city.

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There was something so special about this city.

Every inch of the city had beautiful architecture.

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This is the balcony that is said to be the exact balcony  Romeo and Juliet was based off of!

Soooo coool right?!

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Lunch in Verona. I was so ready to eat!! haha

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I’m happy to be back in Italy where the food is always delicious!

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We later walked around.

Here is a picture of my handsome brother.

Ladies he’s single haha.

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Sei belissima Verona!!

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I had a beautiful time,

I’ll definitely be back again.

with so much love,

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Monza, Italia ♡

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My family and I are in Monza, Italy for two days.

Monza is a city near Milan.I am so happy to be back in Italy.

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There is something so special about Italy. Maybe I am bias because I was born here and have family here? it  amazes me to see how much beauty this country carries.

The food, culture, architecture, style- everything.

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We had aperitivo in a small bar called Moderno in the center of Monza.

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We later walked around centro and had dinner at a nearby restaurant.

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I had a pizza called “Diavolo” which means devil in italian. They call this pizza diavolo because it has spicy salami in it!

GUYS, I was reminded to what real pizza was again!! This pizza was amazingggggg

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We also got to see people filming either a commercial or a movie which was very cool.

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A picture of my mom and I! I enjoyed walking around the city with her.

Tomorrow we will be heading to Verona- that is where “Romeo and Juliet” takes place!

Can’t wait.

with so much love,

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The Middle of The Earth ♡

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I had the opportunity to visit the center of the earth! Did you know that Ecuador is called Ecuador because that is where the equator is located?

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The yellow line divides the north and south… so we stepped foot in different side of the earth in the same picture!! So interesting right?!

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We also got to see my boyfriend’s great great great grandfather’s statue in the museum!

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It’s so cool to be able to say that I have been in the middle of the earth!

with so much love,

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Mindo, Ecuador ♡

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I am visiting my boyfriend in ECUADOR!!! He is from Quito, Ecuador…. oolala so latin. Over the weekend we were able to go to a tropical rainforest. Which was so exciting for me because I have never been to a tropical rainforest before.

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We stayed in this cabin for one night and two days… the cabin did not have electricity which made things much more interesting and adventurous.

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Look at the view from the cabin… isn’t  it so beautiful?

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On the first day we went on a hike and I got to see many different trees and bugs that I have never seen before. I felt like I was able to see  Bug’s Life in real life!

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The next day we were able to hike and  visit a few gorgeous waterfalls.

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The water was so cold but I had the courage to swim a little in the water. Which was so much fun and a new experience for me.

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The waterfalls were breathtaking.

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I had such a great time and made new memories that I will never forget.

Thank you Mindo

with so much love,

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