Manarola, Cinque Terre

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Outfit details:

Zara off-the-shoulder top (long sleeved here), Zara palazzo pants (similar here), Michael Kors Gabriella straw bag (brown version here), Zara black patent tassel loafers (similar here), Rayban Clubmaster sunglasses, Forever21 boat hat (more fashionable here), Tory Burch gold logo earrings (similar here)

 

After Pisa we hopped on a train to beautiful Manarola, Cinque Terre. Manorola is one of the five towns that comprise Cinque Terre, situated on the Italia Riviera. And it’s just as fabulous and it sounds.  Continue reading

Mushroom Spinach Artichoke Fettuccine

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Ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 15 ounces Fettuccine
  • 1 can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Ever since I came back from Italy I’ve been pasta-crazy. If you love artichoke and carbs as much as I do then this recipe is for you! Grab a large pot and let’s get started! Continue reading

Pizza in Pisa

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Outfit details:

Forever21 tank top, Zara white culottes (similar here), Joe Fresh black flip flops, Forever21 boat hat (similar here), Rayban Clubmaster sunglasses, Tory Burch floral cross body bag (similar here)

When I think Italy, I think the Leaning Tower of Pisa. I know there are so many other fantastic sights in Italy, but I’ve always wanted to take that cheesy picture where I’m single-handedly saving the town from the falling Tower. That’s why I was so excited when we pulled into Pisa Centrale.  Continue reading

When In Rome

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Outfit details:

Mango off-the-shoulder dress, Forever 21 boat hat (similar here), Tory Burch cross body bag (old, similar here), Joe Fresh black flip flops, Aldo leather choker

I’ve always said I should have been born into an Italian family (not that I don’t love my actual family). I’ve just always wanted a Nonna who invites me over every Sunday for home-made lasagne and tells me to “Mangia, mangia!”. Since I love Italian food and have an insatiable appetite for adventure, Italy seemed like the perfect summer destination. Continue reading