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Category Archives: Podcast episodes

Episode #131: Best of Untold Italy – Coffee Culture in Italy

  We’re revisiting Italian Coffee Culture, in another of our most popular episodes of the Untold Italy podcast. We talk to Michael Horne, founder of San Francisco-based Dü Coffee and lover of all things Italian about the rituals, customs, and roasts.  Show notes In this episode, we look back on one of our most popular episodes […]

Episode #130: How to spend a week in Calabria

  Calabria, in the toe of Italy’s boot, is a region where you can find spectacular beaches, mountains, gorgeous hilltop towns, unique and delicious food, and a rich cultural heritage – yet it’s rare for non-European visitors to head there,  other than on when passing through. With its infrastructure improving all the time, we hope […]

Episode #129: Best of Untold Italy – Come Away to Capri

  We’re revisiting one of our most popular episodes where we learn about the famous island of Capri from a local perspective and hear the romantic story that led to guest, Australian Holly Star, making it her home. We find out how to get away from the crowds and make the most of your time […]

Episode #127: Best of Untold Italy – A Wander through Trastevere

  We’re headed back to Rome, the Eternal City, revisiting another of our most popular episodes –  A Wander through Trastevere. Our guest, award-winning travel journalist and author Maria Pasquale is a Trastevere resident herself and guides us through the cobbled, vine-draped streets that make up this charming neighborhood and tells us about the best […]

Episode #126: What is an Agriturismo? (and why you should stay in one)

  Staying in an agriturismo is both a special and immersive experience. It is a great opportunity to see and feel the real Italy, but what exactly is an agriturismo and where do you find one?  Agriturismo loosely translated means farm stays but can encompass a simple self-catered stay on a farm through to some […]

Episode #125: Best of Untold Italy – Packing for Italy

  We’re revisiting one of our most popular episodes and topics – packing for our trip to Italy. Our guest, sharing her tips and tricks was podcast regular and all-around Italy guru, Corinna Cooke, author of the Glam Italia guides and boutique tour leader.  Show notes In this episode, we look back on one of […]

Episode #123: 5 tips for learning Italian fast

  Learning some Italian for your trip is one of the best ways to enrich your travel experience. When you’re in Italy, there’s so much satisfaction in ordering your very first gelato and getting a smile back when you manage to say what you once thought was a total tongue twister. But where to start? […]