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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….

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…

Italy off the beaten track: A seven week itinerary

Italy off the beaten track: A seven week itinerary

May 19, 2010

How would you spend your time if you had seven weeks to travel in Italy? My husband and I had that opportunity before we moved from Milan to the USA, and because I get the “what should I see in Italy”…

L’Aquila Italy: the Fountain of the 99 Spouts

L’Aquila Italy: the Fountain of the 99 Spouts

September 14, 2009

  Fountains in Italy are a destination unto themselves. Perfect for a city scavenger hunt for the kids (or the kid in in anyone); a free, always-open and in situ work of art; and ideal for splashing yourself (not necessarily…

The Amalfi Coast: a fantastic 4 day itinerary

The Amalfi Coast: a fantastic 4 day itinerary

May 18, 2009

How much time do I need to see the Amalfi Coast? …. is a question I get all the time. It depends on your interests and travel pace, of course, but here are five things I would definitely include in an…

What to do on Ischia island

What to do on Ischia island

September 24, 2008

The island of Capri is pretty well-known. But less well-known to foreign tourists is the island of Ischia, less than an hour by boat from Naples, and equally worthwhile. Take my recommendations below for what to do on Ischia island. Natural Hot Springs Ischia…

The best way to visit Pompeii: 5 tips

The best way to visit Pompeii: 5 tips

September 21, 2008

The excavated archaeological site of Pompeii is unlike anything you’ll ever see. Yes, you should visit! But the site gets 3 million annual visitors, so we have some tips to help you make the most out of your visit. What’s…

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