The Art of Sorbet and Gelato Making

If Italy had a theme song, it would be the classic “That’s Amore” by Dean Martin. You probably would recognize the iconic line “When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore.” Well, when visiting (or in my case, living in) Italy, you’ll learn fairly quickly that to Italians, carbs are amore or something they LOVE to eat. I’ve come to … Continue reading The Art of Sorbet and Gelato Making

Exploring Beyond Sorrento

Sorrento has easily become my home away from home, and I couldn’t be more thankful that I get the chance to live here. Although in my free time I enjoy discovering the ins and outs of my new city, some of my favorite memories abroad relate to travels beyond the Sorrento city limits. During my first two weeks abroad, I managed to have three day … Continue reading Exploring Beyond Sorrento

Lemons & Sailboats & Gelato, Oh My!

“All roads lead to Rome,” or so I was taught in a middle school history class. Well, if all roads lead to Rome, then the yellow brick road must lead to the gem of Sorrento, Italy. With more lemons than imaginable, boats constantly scattered across the Bay of Naples, and gelaterias only a few doors down from the next, it’s no surprise I’ve already fallen … Continue reading Lemons & Sailboats & Gelato, Oh My!

The Not So Scary Pre-Departure

Italy has always been on my bucket list; in fact, it’s been the number one destination I’ve wanted to travel to for years. From the ancient Roman Empire ruins that comprise Rome to the colorful umbrellas lining the beaches of the Amalfi Coast, Italy is a country rich in history and diverse experiences. My freshman Fall semester, I made the decision that sometime before my … Continue reading The Not So Scary Pre-Departure