The city of Amalfi is overrated, but not the Amalfi Coast.

Ciao! My name is Summer and welcome back to my adventures on the Amalfi Coast. While spending most of my time in Salerno, Italy, we go on excursions to different cities along the coast every few days. This past week was the city of Amalfi, I know right, you’ve heard that word many times before…

Going, going, gone!

It has been exactly one week since I landed in beautiful Barcelona, Spain and so much has happened since! With how much activity has gone on, it feels as though I have been here a month rather than a mere seven days. I knew going into this journey that there would be many new lessons…

You spin my head (and the rest of me) right round

Well would you look at that, another look into my life in Korea! Today, I’ll be talking about the long-awaited (or at least for me) post about watching my first 4D movie in Korea, and ever. More importantly, it was Doctor Strange 2 aka Scarlet Witch ended everyone’s favs for 2 hours. Here, there will…

The Busiest I Have Ever Been

Previously on Jaxs is a True Tourist: “Wow a palace.” “Wow a temple” “That was quite the hike” *Kpop music plays* “Chillin’ with the homies” “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!!!” Jacqueline screams running to her computer. Okay… look… I know… this update is late. Very late. Not that you probably noticed….

The Seoul Diaries: Safety in Korea

In this episode of the Seoul Diaries, I will go into being safe in Korea. When I first told my parents that I wanted to study abroad, they were obviously concerned (as any parent would be) about my safety abroad and what measures would be in place for me to live safely in South Korea….

Cannes Check-In #1

1/2 weeks down at the annual Cannes Film Festival: the most prestigious film festival in the world. Also, perhaps, the most adrenaline-fueled week of my life. Waking up at the crack of dawn (8:00 a.m… but still) to reserve a new batch of tickets, traveling via bus/by foot from theater to theater, grabbing food along…

Why didn’t I know about Salerno, Italy sooner?

Ciao a tutti! My name is Summer and I’m currently studying Italian Language at Accademia Italiana. Throughout the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing the small things that make Salerno a hotspot for you to visit if you ever decide to come to Italy. One of my most recent experiences is just exploring the city…

The Seoul Diaries Mini Episode: Idol Birthday Cafe Guide~

Hello! These days, Seoul has been treating me well with its nice weather, green trees, and abundance of aesthetic cafes. The semester is almost coming to a close but – in today’s mini episode – I will be covering my experiences visiting K-pop idol birthday cafes in South Korea! Planning and Coordination So, when I…

Counting Down to Cannes

Studying Abroad is a surprisingly stressful endeavor Between attempting to remember every. single. item. to pack, checking and re-checking every logistical concern, all in addition to building up the courage to be submerged in a foreign country… it can be a lot. Thankfully, I have a sneaking suspicion that once the smooth plane wheels touch…

The Seoul Diaries: Solo Traveling in Korea

Hello and welcome back to the Seoul Diaries! May is upon us and midterms are finally over (thank goodness). In today’s episode, I thought that I would talk about a few of my experiences traveling alone in Korea. With COVID still looming in the background and the semester becoming extremely hectic, I have not been…