Best Restaurants on the Amalfi Coast (Positano, Sorrento, Capri, and more)

Rick eating in Amalfi

As you may know, Italians don’t just eat to live—they live to eat. And nowhere is this zest for beautiful views and pleasures more evident than along the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast. Think fresh-caught lobsters, squids, fish, and other seafood drizzled with local olive oil to make the best seafood pasta you’ve ever tasted, lemons from the world-renowned … Read more

Start Your Food Tour With The Best Street Food in Rome

roman pizza al taglio

Planning a trip to Rome, the Eternal City? Italy’s capital has plenty to offer for tourists if you know where to look for them. Of course, there’s the magnificent architecture, the grand old churches, the well-preserved ruins from the days of ancient Rome, the sculptures, the art — and, of course, the food. Many people … Read more

Lake Orta: The Best Things to See and Do

Lake Orta

Are you planning on visiting Lake Orta, and wondering what to see and do? The world-famous lake, also known as Lago di Orta in Italian, is one of the most beautiful destinations in Northern Italy, along with Lake Maggiore, Lake Como, and Lake Garda.  Located in the Piedmont Region, this picturesque lake is a bit … Read more

Test Drive a Ferrari in Italy for Under $100

Rick about to drive a Ferrari 458 in Maranello

Are you planning an Italian dream vacation, and suddenly, you think about test driving a Ferrari in Italy (and inexpensively)? If so, you wouldn’t be the first or the last. Driving a Ferrari has always been a dream of mine – well, that and the Lamborghini Countach in the photo I had hanging on my … Read more

What to See and Do in Venice, Italy?

Piazza San Marco, Venice

Are you planning to visit Venice, Italy, and wondering what is there to see and do? Venice, the capital of the Italian region of Veneto, is a wonderful city that attracts countless visitors worldwide. The city is located in Northern Italy, is iconic for its canals, and had 96 million tourists in 2019. We recommend … Read more

Travel Tips: The Closest Airports To Amalfi Coast

Amalfi, Amalfi coast

The Amalfi Coast is a prime tourist destination in southern Italy, a 50-km stretch of coastlines on the Sorrentine Peninsula dotted with beautiful, pastel-colored communes and rugged beaches. Thousands of tourists flock to places like Ravello, Positano, Maiori, and, of course, the town of Amalfi. Travel arrangements to the Coast can confuse first-timers since there … Read more

Tour Guide: Walking Tour of Florence, Italy

Selfie by Ponte Vecchio Florence

If you’re planning a trip to Florence, you’re in for a treat! As the capital of Tuscany, Florence is known for its beautiful architecture, rich history, and incredible art, all of which you can see on a walking tour. With so much to see and do, deciding which activities to include in your itinerary can … Read more

How to Plan a Day Trip From Sorrento to Amalfi Coast

Boat ride in Positano Amalfi Coast

Think about it as the real-life equivalent of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ but on four wheels. As you weave your way through a labyrinth of dreamy towns, verdant terraced vineyards, rustic villas, and the sparkling turquoise sea that stretches as far as the eye can see on the Amalfi Coast, it’s easy to get intoxicated by the … Read more

The Best Things to Do in Ischia, Italy

The beautiful ancient castle of Ischia

Thinking of going on a trip to Ischia, Italy? It’s not your regular tourist hotspot, and that’s precisely the charm. There are many things to see and do in Ischia that serve up an authentic taste of Italy with an extra sprinkle of rustic allure and modern luxury, promising a travel experience that’s more intimate, more … Read more

The Best Things To See and Do on The Amalfi Coast

The beautiful town of Amalfi

Let’s talk planning first — because you’re probably here looking for things to see and do on Italy’s Amalfi coast. So, let’s face it, spontaneity is great, but a little planning never hurts anyone, right?  Andrea and I last visited the Amalfi Coast in the summer of 2020. It was right after the COVID-19 lockdown. … Read more