Episode #069: Discovering Sicily’s Aeolian Islands

  The Italian island of Sicily has several archipelagos off its coast, smaller islands off the large island, and this episode we’re headed to the northernmost point of Sicily, to the little-known Aeolian Islands where our Sicily travel expert Karen La Rosa encourages us to ‘Live the myth!’ Show notes In this episode, we learn […]

Episode #065: Uncovering Umbria’s Towns and Villages

  The Umbria region of Italy is an un-sung region wedged between Rome and Tuscany, to discover more about the region’s beautiful towns, rolling hills, delicious food, and fascinating festivals. Show notes In this episode, we are joined by American author and traveler Michelle Damiani who wrote a book, Il Bel Centro: a Year in […]

Episode #064: Stunning South Tyrol and The Dolomites

  The stunning South Tyrol and the Dolomites can be found in the very North of Italy. The Dolomites are some of the most spectacular mountain peaks in the world and although they are very well known in Europe and are popular summer hiking and winter skiing destinations for Europeans, they are relatively unknown outside […]

Episode #063: Amazing Abruzzo – from Coast to Mountain Peaks

  Abruzzo is a region of Italy that over the centuries has had many challenges – from earthquakes to famines to marauding invaders. Most people don’t know too much about Abruzzo and hopefully, this episode will help change that. Show notes Tucked away behind Rome’s Lazio region, Abruzzo is a place of ancient stories and […]