06/19/2013 AT 09:50 AM EDT
She may no longer be a judge
on American Idol
, but Mariah Carey
has retained an idol-worthy figure as she works on new music and takes care of her growing children.
During a working vacation in Capri, Italy, the star posted some photos of herself on Twitter
as she got in some restful time with her family, including husband Nick Cannon
From a black monokini that showed off her defined abs to a white string bikini that contrasted with her bronze skin, Carey looked stylish and carefree.
She's also been busy on her trip, Tweeting to her fans that the black swimsuit was from a shoot for an upcoming video for the artist Miguel. "Behind the scenes on set with @MiguelUnlimited!! Coming soon."
Carey's new studio album is set for release July 23.