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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Baia di Riaci- Tropea, Italia ♡

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I have been relaxing in Reggio Calabria which is where my family lives (south of Italy, where the tip of the boot is). When we go to Reggio Calabria we go to the beach every single day! This time we went to Baia di Riaci which is by far my favorite beach in near Reggio.

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Look how beautiful the water looks.

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We rented a boat and went into the little caves- I couldn’t take pictures because I don’t have a waterproof case… I know I know, I will buy one soon!

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I love the ocean so much…the water is so beautiful.

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My brother and I

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I will definitely be missing this beach.

I literally swam 3 miles every time I was here.

Ti voglio tanto bene Baia di Riaci

with so much love,

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Firenze, Italia ♡

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I have been to Florence a few times due to my brother living in Florence for a year but I never got to visit during the summer! This place was packed with tourists but I was happy to be able to enjoy this beautiful city again.

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This is called the duomo of Firenze! Isn’t the architecture so beautiful?!

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This is Ponte Vecchio which is a medieval stone it was said to be built in the roman times. This a very historical bridge in Italy.

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We had lunch at a new place called Centro Mercato, this place is like Italy is Eataly they had many little restaurants inside that sold traditional food. Everything was delicious!!

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Look how delicious these pastries look! yummmy yum yum

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This is what we had for lunch! Hands down the best mozzarella I have had in my life.

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We stayed at a family friends B&B in a city called Fiesole which is about 10 minutes away from Florence by bus. The little buildings in this picture is the city of Florence!

I had a great time, can’t wait to go back!

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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Amorino ♡

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The cutest gelato shop opened on Newbury St. which is a street near where I live in Boston. I noticed that they served their gelato shaped like a rose… So  it obviously caught my attention!!

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 As a last farewell hangout my roommates & I decided to go before we all left to go home for summer break. We all got the picollo cone, which is the gelato with the rose. Amorino sells are their cone gelatos in a rose shape. We got to choose up to three flavors.

mmmmm it was soo good and satisfying to eat such delicious gelato shaped like a rose! For some reason I felt it tasted even better when it was shaped like a rose haha

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 They even sold macarons with gelato  which I didn’t get to try but I will definitely be going back in the fall to try it out.

Amorino states that they only use organic eggs, fresh milk,  and selected fruits with no artificial colors or flavors.

If you are in the Boston area or in New York, France, Italy you should definitely check Amorino out!! Here is their website for more information- http://www.amorino.com/en/

Let me know how you like it!

with so much love,

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