Category: Italy

A yachting getaway in the Aeolian Islands

A yachting getaway in the Aeolian Islands

Peppering the Tyrrhenian Sea just off Sicily’s northeast coast, the Aeolians are a group of seven picturesque islands with volcanic origins, providing stunning cruising grounds for a scenic and relaxed yacht charter. The area is protected by UNESCO and the landscape, as well as the atmosphere, varies significantly from island to island. Exploring by yacht […]

The 10 best beaches of northern Sardinia

The 10 best beaches of northern Sardinia

The marvellous island of Sardinia boasts a special charm and some of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean: from the rich northern coast to the western wild beaches and the eastern cliffs overlooking the sea. The most beautiful beaches of northern Sardinia offer fine white sand, pristine waters, and stunning coves. They are often […]

The 10 most beautiful sites of Lake Como

The 10 most beautiful sites of Lake Como

By looking at Lake Como on Google Maps, you will immediately distinguish it from the other lakes of northern Italy for its inverted Y shape. Located approximately 31 miles from Milan, the lake is the third-largest Italian lake, after Maggiore and Garda. It is also the deepest, at 1,345 feet. For centuries this lake, protected […]

5 mouth-watering destinations for foodies

5 mouth-watering destinations for foodies

Just as a picture can paint a thousand words, a plate of food can showcase a thousand years of history. It can tell the tale of intermingling cultures, the forging of pioneering trade routes, the discovery of new techniques and ingredients… all while delighting and dazzling the palate. If the way to your heart is […]

Discover the 10 best Apulian foods

Discover the 10 best Apulian foods

Italian cuisine is a true treasure to discover and each Italian region has different traditional recipes to offer. In today’s post we will introduce 10 typical dishes of Apulia you really cannot miss to try. Apulia, or as the Italians call it Puglia, is well renowned for its amazing nature and the pristine waters of […]

Best beaches for your dog in Tuscany

Best beaches for your dog in Tuscany

The time for that long-awaited holiday has finally come. For many travellers who have decided to spend their vacation in Italy, planning the trip involves making a hard choice: do I leave my faithful friend behind with relatives or boarded in kennels, or do I take him with me? When going to the Tuscan coast, […]

Enchanting Italy ready to welcome yacht charter guests this Summer

Enchanting Italy ready to welcome yacht charter guests this Summer

Italy is preparing to welcome tourists back for a sun-filled summer, and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has indicated that from mid-May EU and non-EU residents will be able to visit without the need to quarantine, provided that they can prove immunity, vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test result. The European Union is currently preparing similar […]

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Living legends: Europe’s top 10 palaces

Ancient architecture, lush gardens, and timeless legends: Europe’s stunningly-preserved palaces have the power to transport you back to times of opulence, intrigue and adventure – from Germany’s famed fairytale castle to a lustrous Roman palace in Croatia and a storied aristocratic mansion beside Corfu’s sparkling sea. Explore a diverse array of vibrant cultures and fascinating […]

5 hidden gems for an in-depth European getaway

5 hidden gems for an in-depth European getaway

To truly get to know a place, you need to spend quality time with it, getting away from the crowds and immersing yourself in the local surroundings. It’s often when we venture beyond a destination’s ‘greatest hits’ to discover our own hidden gems, that we make our most treasured memories. Here we explore five exclusive […]

The 8 best beaches of Sicily

The 8 best beaches of Sicily

First of all, arm yourself with a hat and sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30! Once protected from the sun, which feels more African than Italian, you will be free to discover fine sand, wild rocks, deserted and hidden coves in the southernmost region of Italy, Sicily, the second-largest island of the country. […]

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

8 romantic things to do in south-east Sicily

Today we will take you to South-eastern Sicily. Thanks to its flavors and colors, the region lends itself to wonderful love stories and legends over time. Here we recommend some romantic spots – and pots – in south-eastern Sicily for you to discover with your loved ones. Sicilian love stories… in a pot! Sicilian art […]

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Top 5 beach resorts in Italy

Italy has thousands of miles of coastland along the Mediterranean. Four seas within the peninsula lap against the country’s sublime shores. Besides, the Adriatic Sea borders the east, the Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas are on the west coast, and the Ionian to the south. Beaches and coves boast stunning scenery, great towering cliffs, shimmering clear […]

A definitive guide to Florence’s best-kept secrets 

A definitive guide to Florence’s best-kept secrets 

Nestled in the gently rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside, Florence exudes a unique elegance and offers endless possibilities for those who love art, history, wine, food, and artisan traditions. In essence, Florence has it all! Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence has an artistic heritage that is difficult to beat, bursting with artworks […]

21 countries to visit in 2021

21 countries to visit in 2021

Following 2020, the year of staying at home, most of us are now yearning to travel again. As we bide our time through the darker winter months while vaccines are being rolled out, more people than ever are looking forward to travelling once more, whenever that may be. With so much culture and so many […]

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Missed opportunities: 5 ways to celebrate when we can gather again

Have you watched landmark dates come and go without the festivity you had always hoped for? Was a 40th birthday spent in your pyjamas at the kitchen table, waving at friends on Zoom? Did a year of planning a family reunion end in working out refunds instead? The New Year may not have started as […]

7 of Italy's most beautiful villages

7 of Italy’s most beautiful villages

From Rome to Florence to Venice, Italy’s famous cities have little trouble drawing the eye, boasting an abundance of architectural splendour, ancient history and lauded landmarks. Yet there is beauty to be found off the beaten track – just as disarming, and just as alluring – encapsulated by the less-visited villages that sprinkle the hills […]