Episode #160: Delicious dishes from Capri

  The beautiful island of Capri might be small, but it has its own, unique identity and cuisine, which the islanders are intensely proud of. A culture with a deep connection to its environment – of fertile land surrounded by the sea and food that is always in step with the seasons. The way people […]

Episode #158: Slow travel experiences in Tuscany

  When visiting Tuscany, many people only get a small taste of the glorious towns and villages, the rolling hills, and the wonderful people that make this region so very special. But the Tuscan countryside is the ideal place for slow travel experiences, to go deeper into the Tuscany culture and way of life – […]

Rome’s amazing Pantheon: Facts and history to enliven your visit

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Alongside the Colosseum, Rome’s Pantheon is perhaps the most iconic remnant of the ancient Roman Empire. The Roman Pantheon is truly an architectural wonder. Its impressive design, scientific and harmonious proportions, and striking elegance remind the visitor of the glory of the great Roman Empire. Why visit the Pantheon? The Pantheon has stood for nearly […]

Review: VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour – The Key to Opening the Sistine Chapel

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If you’ve ever dreamed of standing inside the Sistine Chapel almost alone, or touring the Vatican Museums without going shoulder to shoulder with the crowds, you will love the VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour by Take Walks (formerly Walks of Italy). We were lucky enough to enjoy this once in a lifetime experience, and are […]

Episode #156: Experiences to try in Piedmont

  The beautiful northern region of Piedmont, at the foothills of the Alps, is where the Italian royals had their roots and is a region of intellectuals, palaces, castles, and industry, as well as exceptional food and wine. We share some of the incredible experiences you can enjoy on a visit to Piedmont. Show notes […]

Episode #155: 2023 Italy Trip Inspiration

  Looking for inspiration for a future trip to Italy? We ask some of our regular guests where in Bella Italia they will be visiting in 2023 and why.  Show notes In this episode, we hear from some of our regular and favorite podcast guests about where they will be heading in Italy in 2023. […]