The 4 Best Pizza Shops in Florence, Italy

The fresh, fulfilling pizza in Italy is unlike anything you’ll find in the United States. It lacks the deep-dish grease that turns your stomach, and can actually be considered one of the healthy options in the Mediterranean diet. Where to Get Mouth-Watering Pizza in Florence While I was in Florence, many of the small shopsContinue reading “The 4 Best Pizza Shops in Florence, Italy”

Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List

Welcome back to the Dorm Living Series. August is now in full swing, and students are eager to get back on campus in just a few weeks! Whether you’re just starting college, moving in to a dorm room for the first time, or are ready to come back to campus after summer, let this guideContinue reading “Dorm Living: The Ultimate Back-to-School List”

Dorm Living: The Roommate “Scaries”

Welcome to the start of the Dorm Living Series! Let’s face it, we all have problems with people we live with – no matter the relationship. Whether you’re moving in with new people or going back to school with your closest friends, here’s some first-hand advice from someone who’s lived with a few different people.Continue reading “Dorm Living: The Roommate “Scaries””

My Go-To, Healthy Choice for Pre-Workout Energy

I’ve been trying to be more active and live healthier this summer. One energy drink, Celsius, has helped motivate me to do so. Recently, I’ve been drinking a Celsius before doing an at-home cardio workout. I’ve found that it has immensely increased my stamina and my desire for exercising. What is it? Celsius is aContinue reading “My Go-To, Healthy Choice for Pre-Workout Energy”

Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad

It’s not too difficult to find packing lists for most long-term trips these days, but there a few everyday things that you may not even realize you need to pack. As a girl who loves her skincare, hair care, and shopping, I’ve got you. Electronics First and foremost, electronics are a lot different in Europe.Continue reading “Packing 101: The Little Tips No One Will Tell You Before Going Abroad”

12 Drinks for Your 4th of July Bash

How to impress the guests at your BBQ this weekend? Let these recipes take care of you with these delicious, festive drinks. Did Someone Say Wine? Simple Sangria: This fruity drink is always a pleaser, and easy to make non-alcoholic by replacing the wine with a lemon-lime soda. Red, White & Blue Wine Spritzer: ThisContinue reading “12 Drinks for Your 4th of July Bash”

How to Stick to Healthy Habits While Going Out to Eat

It can be difficult to make healthy choices while letting a restaurant serve you. Whether you’re on a program like Weight Watchers or are just trying to eat cleaner and healthier, here are a few tips to help you on your wellness journey! Many dishes at restaurants have hidden elements that make them much moreContinue reading “How to Stick to Healthy Habits While Going Out to Eat”

Let’s Talk Pizza: Health Benefits and More

The freshness of Italian pizza does not compare to any American fare. Here’s everything you need to know about the pizza in Italy: How it’s made, why it’s healthy, and what you should try while you’re here. What’s better than a personal pizza? That’s how they do it here in Italy. When you order oneContinue reading “Let’s Talk Pizza: Health Benefits and More”

The Best Gelato Flavors to Try in Italy

Did you know that the city of Florence has 136 gelato shops? That’s given me more than enough opportunities to try lots of gelato in the past month and a half. I’ve tried some flavors that you won’t find in the states, and some that just do not compare to any American ice creams. 1.Continue reading “The Best Gelato Flavors to Try in Italy”

Recipes: Traditional Italian Cooking in Florence

After an interminable two weeks of peering out my window into the streets of Florence, I finally got a taste of what home will be like for the next couple months. Just one day after the completion of my quarantine, I began a one week intensive course on Italian culture. This includes history, art andContinue reading “Recipes: Traditional Italian Cooking in Florence”