Aeolian Islands: Weekend in Filicudi

  Before coming to Sicily I knew there might be an opportunity to go to one of the Aeolian Islands with some of Giulio’s friends. He told me not to put anything in my heart because it may not be a sure thing. To my surprise he booked the tickets for the hotel and the…

Taormina- A Ritzy City on Top of the Mountain

Taormina is one of the destinations I was really looking forward to seeing while staying in Sicily. I’d seen pictures and had many people recommended it while I was back at home. I absolutely couldn’t wait. I convinced Giulio, after much begging for a few days, to muster up some energy to go on Saturday….

Under the Sicilian Sun in Palermo

Sicily is a very popular spot for Europeans during the summer due to the hot, shining sun, and warm waters. When I landed in Roma airport the customs agent didn’t even ask for my details. Instead, he said “I know you’re here for the beach.” and let me go just like that! The beaches aren’t…

6 Differences Between Sicily and America

While there are many differences between Sicily and America, I’ve decided to only narrow it down to six. Disclosure: This is not in any way meant to offend anyone and it’s merely what I personally have experienced and noticed.  1. Money talk We all know that money makes the world go round. But here in…

A taste of Luxury in Paradise and a trip to the ER

As I’d mentioned in my previous post, I was invited to spend the weekend in a very fancy resort with my great-aunt, 3 of her daughters and their husbands, 2 of her grandchildren, and a family friend. My great-aunt is a Cardiologist and my great-uncle is a surgeon. All four of their daughters, and their husbands,…

Puerto Rico- La Isla de Encanto

First off let me just say I’m sorry for the lack of updates, I’ve been busy preparing for my next adventure in Europe which means saving money and not traveling. I was however, fortunate enough to be invited down to Puerto Rico for my 25th birthday. It had been 3 years since I’d seen my…

A Week in The Big Apple

  Before I start telling you all about my week in New York City, I’ll give you a bit of background. PuertoRicans in New York are called Newyoricans. This is largely because of the many Puerto Ricans that move to the states to be with family are concentrated in NY. That is the case for…

Life Lessons Traveling Taught Me

While there are countless lessons the world can teach you, these are some of the few I can share from my time traveling solo around the world.

The best places to visit in South Florida

This is my part II of “Things to do in Florida” focusing on the Southern half of Florida. Since my last entry was super long I’m going to narrow it down to just a few places. Also because I don’t know too much about Southern Florida. That being said, please add your favorite places to go…

P.A.D. or Post Adventure Depression

You’re itchy feet make it back home after a long journey. You get used to speaking your native language once again. The world loses its bright vivid color and becomes a pallet of dull browns and greys. Familiar faces come in and out of your life for a couple of weeks following your return. The…