Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Italy Recap Part One :: Ravello

DRESS:: Club Monaco // BAG:: Cult Gaia // SHOES:: BP // EARRINGS:: Bronzallure

My Italy vacation recap is finally here and I cannot wait to share a few of many photos with you all! I decided to split up my recap into two posts, so welcome to Part One:: Ravello! Grant and I had the best time along the Amalfi Coast and got to experience breathtaking views, a private cooking class (my mozzarella making skills were on point) and were lucky enough to stay in Ravello AND Positano. I have always wanted to go to the Amalfi Coast and right before our two year anniversary seemed like the perfect time.
We flew from JFK to Paris for a very quick layover and then continuing on to Naples. From Naples we had a car take us straight to Ravello. We wanted to do this location first since it's a bit higher up in the mountains and is a more quiet, relaxing spot vs. Positano. We both felt like Ravello was this hidden gem, tucked in the hills of the coast.



SHIRT:: Rails // SANDALS:: Mystique // SHORTS:: Rag & Bone // BAGS:: Gucci & CJ Laing // SUNNIES:: Ray Ban // HAT:: Brixton






We stayed at Palazzo Avino for our time in Ravello and it was absolutely beautiful. The views overlooking the water and the rolling mountains was unlike anything we had ever seen. The hotel was located just steps away from the town square that had one long pathway lined with vines and flowers.

 What we loved most about Palazzo Avino was their beach club. Assuming the coast would be lined with "beach clubs" it actually wasn't so we felt lucky our hotel has this to offer. We took a 15 minute shuttle from our hotel down the mountain and spent the afternoon on our cliff side lounge chairs dipping in and out of the Mediterranean. It was a pretty incredible day!



ROMPER:: Poupette St Barth // HAT:: Brixton // BAG:: CJ Laing // SANDALS:: Sam Edelman // SUNNIES:: Ray Ban


Obviously we ate a ton of amazing food while in Ravello and decided to take a cooking class at Villa Maria where we also dined the night prior for dinner. We made mozzarella from scratch as well as eggplant pasta, fish with clams in a white wine garlic sauce and cut all of the vegetables right from the garden. It was a pretty intense class not having too many skills in the kitchen but it was a really fun bonding activity and we had a ton of laughs (mainly just looking at Grant in his apron!)

DRESS:: Wayf



For our last night in Ravello we drove down the mountain to the town of Amalfi for dinner at Eolo followed by gelato. We did not have one bad meal in Ravello, we ate tons of fresh seafood and vegetables and of course sampled all the gelato flavors in this small town! Our favorite dinner in Ravello was at Cumpa Cosima - you actually feel like your in your Italian grandmother's home and she's whipping up an old family recipe. Our stuffed peppers and eggplant parmesan were unreal!



EARRINGS:: Bronzallure // TOP:: Show Me Your Mumu // SKIRT:: (not pictured) Clayton

Ending on a delicious note in Ravello, we packed up after three nights and made our way along the coast to Positano .. stay tuned for Part Two on Thursday!

xx Kaitlin




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