I have been an over-packer my whole life until very recently. I now plan out each day’s outfit before I pack so I make sure I don’t bring a bunch of clothes that aren’t going to get worn. Plus, it makes getting dressed when you’re travelling SO much easier. My sister also taught to me to “roll” my clothes instead of fold them so they don’t wrinkle or take up as much room. 

When I travel I can’t live without my music and my iPad. I have a playlist for every occasion and can’t imagine a vacation without music! 

If I had to pick my favorite place to visit it would definitely be Italy! I didn’t just fall in love with it because of its beauty, but also because the people are so amazing. No one celebrates summer like the Italians do. I’ve been everywhere from Rome and  Milan to the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Pantelleria and the Aeolian Islands. I am amazed at how diverse the country is and how every place I’ve been is so unique yet so Italian. 

Here’s a list of my favorite places in Italy:

Hotel Locarno
Via della Penna, 22, 00186 Roma
+ 39 06 361 0841

 It’s just the most perfect boutique hotel in Rome. You are guaranteed to run into fashion It girls here and you must enjoy an afternoon spritz on the patio.

Via dei Giubbonari, 21/22, 00186 Roma
+39 06 687 5287

My favorite place to eat and have wine in Rome is Roscioli. Everything here is beyond. You can have dinner, drinks or just go to the deli. 

Il Pellicano
Località Sbarcatello, 58019 Porto Ercole GR
+39 0564 858111

The chicest hotel I have ever been to is Hotel Il Pellicano on the Tuscan Coast. Words do not do this place justice.

Hotel Santa Caterina
Address: Via Mauro Comite, 9, 84011 Amalfi SA
+39 089 871012
On the Amalfi Coast I love Hotel Santa Caterina. They also happen to make my favorite Spritz in the whole world.