Castello di Arechi


For the last six weeks I had the pleasure of studying Italian on the Amalfi Coast. Each day was spent meeting new people, exploring new places, and creating fun memories that will last a lifetime. Each year my school accepts a select number of students to travel to Italy to learn about the Italian language and culture in Salerno. Our affiliate school, Academia Italiana graciously filed each day with cultural excursions and seminars, and Saturday trips to Amalfi, Pompeii, and Naples.


One of our first excursions was touring the Castello di Arechi. The view of Salerno from the castle is absolutely breathtaking. If you ever find yourself in Salerno I recommend you take an afternoon touring the castle.


Since October 2009, the Arechi Castle hosts the Medieval Museum, which contains artifacts, found during 1970s/1980s excavations. During the tour of the museum you can see historical ceramics, a production kitchen and pantry, fragments of glass tableware, metal materials like keys, knives, and nails, and clothing accessories and personal ornaments.


Fun Story: Without our teacher knowing, a friend and I climbed over a ledge to a restricted area to get a few of these pictures. (I do not recommend anyone doing this because it is HIGHLY dangerous). However, a few days later we found out the school used one of our pictures as a promotional item.


I hope you enjoyed this post. I can’t wait to share more of my Italia Adventures with you. Thanks for Reading!


Until Next Time,


  • Oh my goodness these photos are absolutely breathtaking! What an amazing opportunity and a beautiful place!


  • You are so cute! Love all the pictures! I wish i was there right now! Cant wait to see more post about Italy!

    xoxo, Candice

  • I can’t wait to hear more about this trip!! The Amalfi Coast is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been!


  • This place is beautiful and I absolutely love your romper :)
    xoxo, Jenny

  • Neely

    You are lovely and that romper is everything!

  • Anna Hubbard

    Ooh, I knew a couple people who studied at Academia! Italy looks so beautiful and you look great in that romper!
    -Anna |

  • Kayla S

    Wow, I’m so jealous. This is so incredibly beautiful!

    Kayla || Keynotes from Kay

  • So jealous! I’ve always wanted to visit the Almalfi coast, and that romper is adorable!

    Alix |

  • Miss ALK

    Oh my gosh- this post is giving me WANDERLUST!

    xoxo A

  • Meagan Donovan

    I’m heading off to Italy in two days! This post definitely got me super excited when I realized where it was. The pictures are *gorgeous* and you look so cute!

    -Meagan |

    • Yay! Thank you. You will love Italy the country is so beautiful and charming.

  • I absolutely love Italy, it’s one of my favorite places on the planet. I studied abroad in Rome last summer and traveled to a bunch of places, but Cinque Terre which has similar cliff/ocean views was my favorite! This post brings back so many memories, I want to go back soon!


    • I wasn’t able to visit the Cinque Terre but it is defiantly on my list.

  • AHHH you’re giving me SUCH wanderlust. Hope you had the most amazing time.
    XO Amanda |

  • Absolutely gorgeous photos! I have always wanted to travel to Italy!

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

  • Amy

    These photos are beautiful and would love to visit one day!! Also, love your romper, so cute!!


    Amy | Pastel N Pink

  • Wow, these photos are absolutely stunning! So beautiful. And I must say, I would have totally climbed over the edge too- always more fun living on the edge ;)