Capri and Naples, Italy | Picture Post

I truly felt like I was in a dream while lounging in the sand on the island of Capri in Italy. As I stepped off the ferry, I enjoyed the view of beach theme restaurants and colorful houses while the crisp sun warmed my skin. I had my beautiful friend Brooke by my side and…

Naples and Pompeii, Italy

The day trip to Naples and Pompeii was much more entertaining than I had planned. We were told from others that it is not the nicest and safest place but we felt, if we went as a group, we would be ok. As we strolled out the train station, we were welcomed by… a lot…

A Taste of Rome | Picture Post

Walking through Rome is like walking through a history textbook. The untouched architecture, large fountains and abundant statues kept me captivated from the beginning to the very end. Vatican City Pantheon I stayed at a hostel called Legends RG when I first got to Rome after my work exchange experience. It was in a great…

Country Living | Orte, Rome

I decided to spice up my travels up by doing a work exchange through Workaway.info. I felt it would be a nice way to meet the locals of Italy, save some money and gain some professional experience along the way. I helped a gentlemen in Rome clean his country house in Orte, which is a…

Cinque Terra, Italy | Picture Post

My original plan was to head to Florence after Venice but the city life really started to wear on me. My friend Brooke, who I met in Lake Como, suggested I tag along to check out Cinque Terra. I couldn’t have been excited! I had heard of the gorgeous Cinque Terra and had seen pictures…

Home Away from Home | Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy has a special place in my heart for many reasons. I made some great friends, stayed at one of the best hostels I have been to and had a crazy exit with a one-of-a-kind hangover. I took a train out of Switzerland to Northern Italy and as the train sped by broken…