“Way off My Ambitions”

“There I was, way off my ambitions, getting deeper in love every minute.” F. Scott Fitzgerald I’ve been living in Italy for 10 months now. This is the first painting I’ve done since.… Continue reading

Cinque Terre in the Early Morning

5am, Woken up. “We’re going to Cinque Terre!” Hopped in the shower and packed a small bag, left the house just 4 minutes after we should have. I never knew the true meaning… Continue reading


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? you taught me that beauty can be a calming routine. take time for yourself to look as good as you feel. and sometimes, to look as good…

Naples gone wrong.

Sometimes when days go so horribly wrong, you have to completely embrace them or you will lose your mind. Case in point: My day trip to Naples. After being in Rome for 3… Continue reading


December 21st was my 23rd birthday. But more importantly, My first birthday in Roma! It all started with a flower delivery… And ended with a LOT of italian sweets! The hot chocolate in… Continue reading

Are You Swedish?

In Italy, most days it’s impossible to just walk down the street in peace. It seems like everyone I pass just has to ask me something, from the usual “Do you know what… Continue reading

“Princess, the Italian don’t drink cappuccino after lunch.”

I met my new friend Vincenzo at Black Market in Monti – a MUST go to bar, if you feel like hitting a spot with a perfect mix of tourist and locals. We… Continue reading

7 things I’ve Learned From Rome… So far.

Here are a couple things I’ve already noticed from the 13 days I’ve been living in Rome: 1. I don’t speak Italian. At all. And if you don’t speak Italian in Italy you… Continue reading


It has been one week exactly since I arrived in Rome to begin my new job! How lucky am I to get to live in such a beautiful city and work on all… Continue reading

I can’t go back to yesterday.

“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”   “My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you… Continue reading