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Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

October 14, 2021

The Christmas season in Italy starts on December 8th (Immaculate Conception) and ends on January 6th (Ephiphany). Christmas in Italy is festive, with markets, lights, Christmas trees, and music in the streets. And the best part is that the Christmas…

Amalfi Coast Towns: where to stay

Amalfi Coast Towns: where to stay

February 14, 2018

If you drove along Italy’s Amalfi Coast from the city of Sorrento to the city of Salerno, it would take at least a couple of hours, one-way, with no traffic. During that drive, you’d pass the iconic Amalfi Coast towns…

Off the beaten path in Italy

Off the beaten path in Italy

October 23, 2014

Because of the name of my company, I get regular requests for itineraries that are at least partly off the beaten track. The definition of off the beaten path in Italy differs depending on how well you know the country….

Client questions: Capri

Client questions: Capri

August 26, 2013

I’ve been working on a few Amalfi Coast itineraries that include Capri, and have received some good questions from clients. Since I’m working on autumn 2013 departures as well as a few summer 2014 trips, writing a blog post about…

How to climb an Italian volcano

How to climb an Italian volcano

June 12, 2013

According to a recent article in a glossy travel magazine, volcano tourism is a thing now. And while the article listed some impressive volcanoes (Iceland and Hawaii of course both made the list), there was no mention of Italian volcanoes….

A luxury Italy itinerary

A luxury Italy itinerary

June 05, 2013

The luxury travelers I work with aren’t necessarily looking for VIP treatment. Rather, they are down-to-earth and well-traveled, but they want their luxury Italy itinerary to be about service and comfort while getting to know the locals as much as…

Brainstorming Italy itineraries: Oh, the places you’ll go!

Brainstorming Italy itineraries: Oh, the places you’ll go!

April 26, 2013

New clients requested: “We will be in Italy for 9 days in June before heading to Cannes and we would like you to design our itinerary. We’ve been to Italy in the past: the Tuscan countryside, the Veneto, the Cinque…

The Amalfi Coast off the beaten path

The Amalfi Coast off the beaten path

February 07, 2011

The towns on the Amalfi Coast are popular for good reason, but they can get busy in high season. It’s not hard to visit the Amalfi Coast off the beaten path: just head just a few miles down the coast…

Pasta heads in Naples

Pasta heads in Naples

June 03, 2010

I love these photos of pasta heads taken in Naples and have wanted to include them in Delicious Baby’s photo Friday for a while! The card next to the second photo is written in Neapolitan dialect:  O Maccarone mio Nisciuno o’…

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