Dieu is a 17-year-old girl who is passionate about traveling and experiencing all the world has to offer. She is dedicated to delving into the culture of the places she wishes to visit. Dieu’s desire to travel the world and observe all of the natural beauty around her inspired her wish to be to visit Italy!
On Sunday, June 5th, Dieu along with her mom and brother were escorted to the airport in a luxurious limousine. After arriving in Venice, the family checked into a superior triple room with a lagoon view at Locanda Vivaldi, Venice. Dieu was beyond excited to spend her first evening in Venice on a gondola serenade with live musicians through the stunning Grand Canal. The next day, the family was able to admire the unique mosaics of St. Mark’s Basilica and also visit Doge’s Palace. The next two days, Dieu created countless memories at the colored glass tour in Murano and the pretty islands of Burano and Torcello. Her family was lucky enough to venture from Venice to Rome where they checked into a one of a kind suite at Hotel Dei Mellini. Dieu fell in love with the culture, history and diversity around her as she explored Caesar Augustus Emperor’s Home with the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine destinations as well.
Her last days in Rome were spent venturing out, touring museums and chapels and taking a miraculous excursion to Pompeii and the insanely powerful, active volcano that destroyed it. The smiles, laughter and genuine joy that Dieu radiated throughout the entire trip is something that her mom and brother will never forget. Dieu was able to express her passion for learning at each venture while she was simply in disbelief of the beauty in front of her and the love around of her.