Articles relating to Italy

Best Restaurants in Sorrento

Any visit to Sorrento is a feast for the eyes. The clifftop drive, snaking around sharp bends hundreds of feet above the Bay of Naples provides breath-taking views that rival any destination on the globe. Never have land and sea been so well married to create dramatic colours and textures …. the essence of panoramic… Read more


Italy Packing List

Lucky you!  I imagine you are reading this article as you’ve already made the wonderful decision to travel to Italy. So, you’ve decided to see it all for yourself.  Excellent!  Here’s a quick list of what I like to call my essentials Italy.  You know, those key pieces that are an absolute requirement when packing… Read more


Best food in Italy

Ciao!  It’s no secret that some of the most delicious foods enjoyed globally have originated within the borders of that bewitching boot-shaped country:  Italy!  Traditional Italian food has crossed over and become a delightful visitor on family menus for decades.  Of course, authentic Italian food is a delicious combination of influences that showcase the history… Read more


Things to do in Lake Como

First of all, Lake Como is absolutely beautiful.  No exaggeration, I promise.  The worst photographer in the world cannot fail but capture one stunning image after another.  Lake Como is just one of the most picturesque places on the planet.  What elevates it to one of the most beloved destinations in the world is that… Read more


Things to do in Italy

If you’re trying to decide where in the Mediterranean or in fact the world to visit for the ultimate vacation, look no further than the fabulously shaped country that is Italy.  With so many things to do in Italy, it is that unique destination that pulls the best elements of adventure, glamour, history and gourmet… Read more


Best Restaurants in Venice Italy

Dining in Italy is always a feast for the senses.  If you want your senses to have the ultimate Italian rush, then the ingredients of delicious dishes and extraordinary surroundings, combine to make a trip to any of the best restaurants in Venice, Italy an unforgettable experience.  What exactly constitutes ‘best Venetian restaurants’, you might… Read more


Best Restaurants in Ravello

Pack your appetites for we are off on a gentle gourmet gambol through this lovely municipality, visiting its unique and exquisite restaurants to sample Ravello food in all its incarnations.


Tuscany Tours

It’s beautiful.  It’s interesting.  It is geographically mesmerizing.  It is a feast for the senses. This is Tuscany. Welcome!


Best Things to do in Positano

I will always recall the first time I set foot in Positano.  Like you, I had read the blogs (or travel articles, as they were so quaintly called in the distant past!), I had looked at many photographs in printed guides and brochures for things to do in Positano …. But, truly, nothing really prepared… Read more


Best Amalfi Coast Restaurants

Writing a blog about glorious Italian restaurants is indeed a wonderful pleasure.  Add to this pleasure the fact that these restaurants create their marvels of cuisine along the world’s most breath-taking coastline of Amalfi, and we are in the realm of ecstasy! My Amalfi Coast Restaurant Guide L’Antica Pizzaria Da Michele, Naples Il Buco, Sorrento… Read more


The Amalfi Coast

Try to remember the most beautiful place you have ever visited – recall each glorious sensation as you relive the memory of the scenery, the tastes and the sounds…now multiply all of those sensations by a thousand, and you won’t even get close to understanding what makes the Amalfi Coast one of the world’s most… Read more


From Tuscany to the Amalfi Coast

From Italian Villas in Tuscany to your luxury villa in the Amalfi Coast, how do you choose?  Each part of Italy is so individually beautiful and so incredibly unique. The thing that all parts of Italy have in common are amazing food, breath-taking scenery, phenomenal history, friendly passionate fashionable people and great art. If you… Read more