Conversano is a splendid village with a lot of history, culture and natural beauty that rises about 200 meters above sea level on the hills in the southern Murge, in Apulia, in the metropolitan city of Bari. The strategic position of Conversano makes it a tourist destination of great interest, attracting visitors looking for historic villages and n...

Sorrento is a charming small town, perched high above the Mediterranean with sea views that extend from across the Gulf to Naples all the way to Mt. Vesuvius. It will absolutely drop your jaw to the ground the first time you lay eyes on it. It’s located on the Sorrentine Peninsula facing the Bay of Naples, and it’s a great starting point to the gor...

Italy is a country known for its history, arts and incredibly beautiful landscapes. For most people this country has been associated with the most famous tourist cities, Florence, Rome and Milan. But Italy has many hidden treasures. For example, did you know about Matera and its ancient stone city where people live in 9000 year old houses? The sout...

“The thing is, the power of the dolce vita brand is now so entrenched that people only associate this area of Italy with a few things,” says Francesco Sersale as he marches up a mountain path on which the autumn flora is offering a final flourish. Those things are, he says, as follows: eating lots of pasta, posing for selfies at sunset against the ...

Chaotic, noisy, and plain stunning, Roma is one of the most fascinating destinations in Europe, and even when the city has so much to offer that three days would never see enough, there is quite a lot that you can do to see the best of Rome is such a short time, even if you only have 3 days in Rome.  This Rome itinerary comes with ideas to visit in...

I didn’t expect to get into a baseball discussion in the shadow of The Vatican, but Paolo wasn’t going to let me leave his restaurant without some questions about the upcoming season and showing me his New York Yankees hat. Wearing his Yankees hat inside a restaurant aptly named Spaghetti (a good one, by the way, if you’re ever in need of some food...

Even in 2022, Italy was among the most sought-after, loved and visited countries by tourists from all over the world. Its attractions, cities and culture are synonymous with an unforgettable trip at any time of the year. Beyond the most famous and overused destinations, new travel trends are emerging for the year that has just begun. Where will tho...

Italy is the only nation in Europe with active volcanoes, despite the fact that most people do not associate the country with volcanoes. It is home to twelve volcanoes, including some of the most hazardous in the whole globe. Etna, Stromboli, and Vesuvius are the three most significant active volcanoes in Italy. One of the most active volcanoes in...

I must admit that I tend to always put plenty of research into a new destination, and that is not only research about sights to see and things to do, but just as much about local lifestyle, traditions, culture, and general day-to-day habits of the locals. Luckily, I have never dressed as a tourist in those typical outfits of a backpack, sensible pa...

Northern Italy is teeming with historic, art-filled cities vying for travellers’ attention. Most visitors will head to Venice, Milan or Turin, but this year two often overlooked destinations should be on your radar. Bergamo and Brescia, both in the region of Lombardy, are sharing the accolade of the country’s Capital of Culture for 2023. These two...