Episode #065: Uncovering Umbria’s Towns and Villages

This week we are headed to Umbria, an un-sung region wedged between Rome and Tuscany, to discover more about the regions 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

In this episode, we head to the stunning South Tyrol and the Dolomites area 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 of […]

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

This week we are visiting 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 […]

Episode #062: Special products from Tuscany

This week, we head back to Tuscany and the Chianti region to chat with Arianna Cini about the artisan souvenirs and gifts available in her region. These special crafts and food products have been created and made by locals who have developed their skills over many generations. Show notes Arianna, runs a slow travel tour […]

Hidden gems in Italy – off the beaten path from north to south

hidden gems in italy

Discover Italy off the beaten track and you can experience a whole new world of culinary, historic, cultural and scenic delights. There’s a well worn path to Rome, Florence, Venice and the Amalfi and Cinque Terre coasts but venture a little further and you’ll discover another side of Italy. From exploring the sunny southern coastal […]

Episode #059: Romantic Amalfi Coast weddings

This week, as it is San Valentino (Valentine’s Day), we are getting seriously romantic and talking about what it is like to get married on the Amalfi Coast, where hundreds of couples celebrate starting the journey of a lifetime together with family and friends every year. Show notes In this episode, we talk to Victoria […]

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