Saturday, May 24, 2014

Sister Visits Italy: Villa d'Este

Our last few days in Italy, my sister and I visited Villa d'Este which is in Tivoli. It has been made into a museum and the garden has over 500 fountains. It's breathtaking even in the rain and I loved walking around.

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Sister Visits Italy: Borghese Zoo

One of our trips while my sister was in Rome was to the zoo in Borghese Park. It's always fun seeing animals from all over.

Some random HUGE pink bunny at the entrance to the zoo.

She was taking pictures with all of us.

One of the trainers asked if we wanted a picture of the (then-sleeping) jaguar. We said sure. And he went up against the glass to play with him. So cute. 

Definitely some sort of huge fight between the lions. He was mad about something.

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Sister Visits Italy: Night Tour

My last full week in Italy, my sister came to visit! It was so much fun having a little piece of home with me in Rome. We went on a night tour as a group which was supposed to happen our first week in Rome. But I loved being able to see all of the tourist sights at night one last time. And hearing random facts about them all of Kristen.

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Brunettes Have More Fun

Before I dive into the last few posts on Italy, here's an update on my current life. After a lovely 6 months of being a blonde, I finally went back to brown. It was definitely a fun little experiment, but I was ready to get back to a more natural color. Also, who has time or money to visit a salon so often? Definitely not this college student.

I am currently taking 2 summer classes and am at school 4 days a week. It's hard to come home from school in another country and only have a short break before getting right back into it. But I have missed my psychology classes. This next month will be very hectic. But then it's officially summer!

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Easter Pictures

Here is just a few pictures of me with a few of my favorite people on Easter. I miss them so much already!

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Easter Dinner

For Easter we had a huge dinner and everyone pitched in. Such yummy food, especially the cheesecake.

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Easter at the Vatican

Easter was our last full weekend in Rome and it was great being able to have service at the Vatican. More pictures from our dinner coming soon!

Loved having my sister in Rome

The program, which helped us practice our Italian!

 photo BelovedSimplicitySignature_zps9dca96ca.jpg