Strolling by the Fountain of Shame

September 26, 2016

Wandering Palermo

Combine the historic city of Rome, mix in a little dash of modernity and slip in a some amazing sweets and aranchino (rice balls) and you’ve found yourself in the beautiful city of Palermo. A self-professed coffee addict, I started every morning off with a café macchiato.  I wandered through the city to see some of the beautiful palazzos, piazzas and cathedrals. Continue Reading…

How to Style a Pleated Accordion Skirt

September 22, 2016

metallic-skirt-pleatsLife is all about having a bit of fun and often I associate that with a little glimmer and shine. For years, I was obsessed with silver accessories – layering rings and wearing asymmetrical earrings, and in the last couple of years I really paired that down. Thrilled about the pleated skirt and metallics making a huge comeback, I took to this fun statement skirt.

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Dressing for Capri

September 19, 2016

white off the shoulder romper Style Fashion BloggerI love a beach with clear water and if there’s one thing that Capri is known for, it’s that. The word “beach” or “island” always has me practically packing a swimsuit and blanket into a beach tote. Just a short speed boat ride off the Amalfi Coast, this dreamy destination was the perfect place to splash around for the day. Continue Reading…

How to Spend a Day in Málaga

September 12, 2016

selfiecamera_2016-09-12-19-40-29-175_20160912194310102Málaga is a city I knew very little about, yet a delightful surprise.  There’s tons of great food, lots of city life and full of incredibly kind people. No matter what time of day, there seems to be tons of locals flooding Old Málaga. Every time I think of Spain, I immediately crave for cafe con leche (cafe latte made with local milk) and tinto de verano (a simplified summer wine that tastes like Sangria, but often consists of just red wine and usually Sprite or Fanta). Other than my addiction to gelato and ice cream, these two things bring me to cloud 9! Continue Reading…

Top 10 Things to Do in Rome for Free

September 7, 2016

Off the shoulder floral ruffle dress

When I decided to fly into Rome for the 3rd time, I knew there’d be much to see. After all, this incredibly historic city has so much to offer and it had been years since my last visit. I went ahead and packed some summery pieces including this floral ruffle dress which has stretch, is under $20 and doesn’t wrinkle – a perfect item to throw into the suitcase! If you’re headed to Rome on a time constraint and a budget, here are 10 great things you can do for free.

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Dress from Dezzal

August 31, 2016

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When thinking of fashion in Rome, I was reminded of the floral embroidered designs from Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, so when I spotted this dress on Dezzal, I knew it would be a great addition to my closet – one to wear for a beautiful occasion, or in typical Miki-style, for scarfing down delicious pizza and sharing a bottle of wine while admiring the Colosseum at midnight beneath the moon.  Continue Reading…