fbpx

Category Archives: Podcast episodes

Episode #036: Palermo – not what you expect!

  Welcome to Palermo! Sicily’s capital is unique, cosmopolitan and fun. Over many centuries the city has evolved and adapted the cultures of visitors and occupiers into a fascinating melting pot full of history, art and of course delicious food. Come on a walk through its streets with Sicily travel expert Karen La Rosa who […]

Episode #035: Venetian secrets – uncovering the soul of Venice

  Venice, built on water, is a city full of mystery and wonder. But many visitors skip through in a day, seeing the highlights but missing the shadows and subtlety and ultimately its people and soul. In this episode we talk to Monica Cesarato, Venetian blogger and tour guide about what makes her city and […]

Episode #033: Foodie finds in the Sabine hills near Rome

  Not far from Rome, you can step into another world when you visit the beautiful and ancient Sabine hills. Known for its abundant natural produce, historic hilltop towns and artisan traditions, it’s an easy day trip from Rome. Or you may want to stay longer and soak up the peaceful rural atmosphere of the […]

Episode #031: Exploring Sicily’s Val di Noto

  Wondering where to find historic towns with sweeping piazzas, incredible food and friendly people? Look no further than Sicily’s Val di Noto in the south east of the island. We’re joined by Sicily travel expert Karen La Rosa who takes us on a journey through pretty towns and colorful landscapes and shares some of […]

Episode #029: What to eat in Rome – must try dishes and where to try them

  Rome is one of the world’s great food cities. And it pays to have a plan for eating its iconic dishes when you get there. In this episode we share our best tips on what to eat in Rome – the best of the city’s pasta, pizza, street food and more. Of course you’ll […]

Episode #028: Best places to stay in Florence – neighborhoods to consider for your trip

  Wondering where to stay in Florence? The Renaissance city is small and compact but it has several distinct areas that will suit different types of travelers. Do you want to be right in the heart of the city or perhaps you prefer a quieter neighborhood? Do you want to splurge on a room with […]

Episode #027: How to choose where to stay in Rome – a district by district guide

  Are you getting overwhelmed by all the accommodation choices in Rome? It’s not surprising as there are over 700 hotels and around 30,000 AirBnB listings in the city. So you need to be strategic when you’re searching for the perfect place to stay. In this episode we discuss seven districts in Rome that are […]