Being on a plane is rarely comfortable…unless maybe if you fly first class, which I certainly don’t, haha! (IT’S ON MY BUCKET LIST.) However, dealing with the discomfort of the cramped seats and figuring out where to put all your little things is a small price to pay for the amazingness of travel :] Through… Read More My Packing Essentials!
Berlin has been on my list to visit ever since I came to live in Europe five years ago. I’ve always heard it’s a great city for partying, but also for art and history (obviously). When Luca and I went a few weeks ago, it didn’t disappoint! In fact, it turned out to be one… Read More Photo Diary: A Weekend in Berlin
Want to know something crazy? I rarely go out to eat Italian even though I live in Rome, Italy. …Hmmm, maybe I’ll regret this fact once I’m back in America, haha :] Luca and I usually prefer to “travel” with our meals, and go for sushi, fusion, or Indian when we go out. When friends… Read More Top Five Italian Restaurants in Rome
Reading while travelling is one of my favorite ways to relax and take a break from sightseeing. Here is a visual diary of my quieter moments in Rome – usually with an espresso and/or pastry to go with it! Here are some of my thoughts about the books pictured here: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins… Read More Bites with Books: Rome Edition
There are few things more exciting to me than leaving for a new adventure. This weekend, Luca and I are flying to Berlin for three quick days of exploring, and it got me thinking about the ritual I have before every new trip. Through my many travel experiences in Europe, I’ve learned there are certain… Read More How I Get the Most Out of a Trip
Last week, you saw the books that travelled with me to places like Seville, Paris, and Munich. For five months in 2010-11, I lived in London, so I naturally got a lot of reading done during that period :] I was so lucky to live with a host mom who had an amazing library with… Read More Bites with Books: London Edition
One of my favorite parts of travelling is bringing a book, a journal, and some postcards to a cafe or restaurant and letting myself relax and reflect a little bit. It’s a cheap way to eat and find a place to sit for as long I want to (and if I find a bar with… Read More Bites with Books