Saturday morning we rolled out of bed to head to the Eiffel Tower. "Rolling out of bed" will forever be an exaggeration - my very patient boyfriend waited a good hour for me to get ready but we still managed to leave our Airbnb by 8 A.M. We took a quick and freezing ten minute … Continue reading Top of the Eiffel Tower
Paris, France Paris is magical. Aside $4 expressos, skip-the-line site tickets, $15 cocktails, and other expenses it's well worth living the fairy tale. There's a time and place to treat yourself studying abroad, and Paris is the place to do it. Not many people can say they've climbed 387 steps to the top of the … Continue reading Paris is Made of Half Magic, Half Pâtisserie Shops… Right?
New year, same me. I procrastinate and I don't even hesitate to admit it anymore. In many of my business courses we take personality tests to determine our worth ethic; more than half of the evaluations reveal that I work my best under pressure. To be honest guys, I made two cups of tea, fixed … Continue reading Skippin’ through the Weekend & Procrastinatin’
If my first week of being here went by like lightning, I can't imagine how quickly this whole trip is going to go. I couldn't feel more elated than I am now! As I mentioned previously, Rome reminds me so much of San Francisco. It has everything for everybody - antiquity, spirituality, culture, and fun. … Continue reading Indulging in the Italian Culture
I flew American Airlines from Philly to Rome FCO Airport. The feeling of me living here for 6 months has not hit me yet and I'm wondering when it will happen. Usually there is a part of me that will feel out of place when I leave Marin, but from the time of saying goodbye … Continue reading First Day in Rome!!
Two days after Christmas is my mom's birthday! My mom is the most phenomenal person you will ever meet. She has a young-carefree soul, she's brilliant, strong, and always unplanned. I like to say that she has influenced my bubbly, trendy, and frivolous side. I've never admired anyone more than my parents. She is one of … Continue reading The Queen’s Birthday
Something I have learned along the way, and mostly in college, is that home does not have to be a defined. Home can be a variety of places. It can be felt by the surroundings of others, a region you have never been to before, or simply reading your favorite book. For me, it is easily … Continue reading Defining Home
Coming home always feels so surreal, and by the time everything starts sinks in, I am usually driving back to the airport to go to Arizona. My family is everything to me! Seeing them is the best Christmas present - next to a new pair of boots or maybe just maybe, a new purse.