Category Archives: Podcast episodes

Episode #142: Tale of 3 Cities: A Food Tour Adventure in Italy

  Food tours are a wonderful experience during your trip to Italy. Not only do you get to eat incredibly well, but you get to try new food – things you may not have considered before or been brave enough to order on your own. Food is such an important connection to the land, the […]

Episode #139: Secret Towns Under the Tuscan Sun

  Cortona is the Tuscan town that stole Frances Mayes’ heart in her celebrated memoir, Under the Tuscan Sun. The book and the movie of the same name have inspired many thousands of people to travel or even move to Italy.  Show notes We talk to Tuscan-born and bred tour guide Debora Bresciani, who knows […]

Episode #138: Things Kids Love About Travel in Italy

  Italy is famously child-friendly and family orientated. We hear a different perspective in this episode – from the kids themselves, about what they love when visiting Italy. We also share some tips on how best to plan a trip to Italy with kids, as well as what doesn’t work so well.  Show notes Untold […]

Episode #137: Live itinerary consult – Tuscany focus

  In this episode, we share a live session from our Italy Travel Planning Facebook community, where Laura and Ed are joined by Danielle Oteri from Feast Travel for a trip consultation – an itinerary review with suggestions on how to structure their trip, in and around Tuscany, to make the most out of their […]

Episode #135: Ancient Connections Along Puglia’s Pilgrim Trails

  Puglia, in the South Eastern corner of the boot, the heel, is an ancient and undeniably gorgeous region. Full of beautiful scenery, varied and stunning architecture, and of course amazing food and wine. Puglia lies in a very strategic position in the Mediterranean and has a deep and rich history stretching back centuries, being […]

Episode #134: Palaces and castles of Piedmont

  The Piedmont region in Northern Italy might not be as well known as its neighbors France and Austria for its beautiful royal residences but is abundant with spectacular royal abodes with stunning architecture, opulent interiors and a compelling history.  Show notes Before becoming a republic in the early 20th century, the royal family of […]

Episode #133: Delicious Products To Try in Liguria

  Many visit Liguria to admire the villages of the Cinque Terre but most people don’t go beyond. Explore further and you’ll find a gorgeous region where hills and mountains rise up from its beautiful shoreline and the food is truly unique and delicious, even for Italy. Liguria is a region with a special terrain […]