Venice, The City on Water

Business, Food, Travel

I’ve decided that one of my most favorite places in Italy is Venice. It really is a city on water: no cars, no buses, just boats and carts. Literally, everything from public transportation (water taxis and vaporettos) to ambulances and fire “boats”  to all things commerce is centered around water. The concept itself was hard to grasp coming from a place where cars are a part of everyday life.


The Premio Dardos Award

Business, Fashion, Food, Travel

Premio Dardos means “Prize Darts” in Spanish. The Award recognizes those who transmit cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values through writing.

Thank you to Prynka@MyDiary for nominating me for this award.

Another Award – Thank you!

Business, Fashion, Food

Thank you so much to Stephy at Stephysweetbakes for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Her blog is full of delicious and enticing recipes and I recommend everyone checks it out!

Bari, Italy

Fashion, Food, Travel

While on our trip, I had the pleasure of discovering Bari, Italy. It had a very city-like feel and was home to a university, so it was very much a college town as well. We first traveled to Grotte di Castellana, where we were able to see beautiful caves that were centuries old.

My First Award – Very Exciting!

Business, Fashion, Food, Travel

Firstly, thank you so much to The Xandra Chronicles for nominating me for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award! Her blog is amazing and she covers so many relatable topics – everyone should check it out!

I can’t believe that my blog has taken off so quickly and I am so grateful to have so many loyal followers, I really appreaciate everyone’s support!

The Good Eats of Roma

Business, Food, Travel

While traveling in Rome, I had the pleasure of sampling some Roman cuisine. While some of the restaurants could be considered tourist traps or simply just what was convenient, it seemed hard to find a bad meal.

Day One in Rome

Business, Fashion, Travel

Ciao a tutti! Yesterday I arrived in Rome after an eight hour flight. After a quick (well, three hour) nap I headed down the Spanish Steps to take in my shopping opportunities. Right at my finger tips were Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Longchamp, Dolce & Gabanna, and many other designers. Dinner was at the hotel, but dessert was out on the town for some authentic gelato of course!

Summertime Granitas


Tis the season for summertime treats! But ice cream can often be too heavy and eating dessert out can be expensive. So I’ve tweaked some granita recipes to perfection (at least in my opinion) for when temperatures soar! While some of the combinations may seem a bit peculiar at first, trust me, they blend together quite well. A granita is comparable to a water ice and it originated in Sicily, Italy. It is the perfect summertime treat to cool you off.

My First Post

Business, Fashion, Food

Welcome to Sojourning in Style! Rather, I should say congratulations on finding your new favorite blog! Follow me, Jacquelyn, as I write from near and far about my passion for food, fashion, and business. You can expect to see me in New York one day and Rome the next. I look forward to featuring everything from local businesses to fashion steals to maybe even a recipe or two. But before we embark on a surely unforgettable adventure, maybe you’d like to know a little bit about me: