Best Boutique Hotels in Florence

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Looking for the perfect boutique hotel in Florence? You’ve come to the right place. Recently several Florence boutique hotels have opened to join an established list of accommodation that strikes the right note in celebrating the city’s arts and architecture heritage. If you’re planning a trip to Florence, a charming boutique hotel that matches the city’s […]

Episode #084: A Walking Tour of the Amalfi Coast

  This week we are heading back to one of your favorite spots – the Amalfi Coast and this time we’re talking about a slightly different way of enjoying this wonderful coastline – on a self-guided walking tour! Show notes In this episode, we talk to Karen Salter, who, having spent a lot of time […]

Unique gifts from Tuscany – artisan products and souvenirs

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Visiting the Tuscan countryside is a highlight of many Italian trips. If you want a memento of your time there, then make time to browse the unique gifts from Tuscany found in small shops and boutiques in its picturesque towns and villages.These crafts and products have been perfected over decades and often centuries of dedication […]

Episode #083: Sardinia: Sun, Sand and Sea (and much, much more)

This week we are headed to a jewel of the Mediterranean and Italy’s second-largest island –  beautiful Sardinia (or Sardegna as it’s called in Italian). Not as well known outside Europe as her southern sister Sicily, Sardinia is however a very popular resort island beloved by Europeans with stunning beaches and rich in history, culture, […]

Episode #082: Returning to Italy again and again

This week we take you around different corners of Italy, following a family who, having taken various trips around Europe, have found themselves returning to Italy again and again.  Show notes In this episode, we talk to father and daughter duo Bill and Abbey Wrobleski about their family adventures in Italy which started in 2003 […]