Rialto Market Hidden Venice 440

Rialto Market and Secret Venice guided walking tour with Cicchetti and Wine, a Gondola ride, San Polo district and the medieval ancient red light district – 2.5 hr walking tour limited to 10 people.

A great tour for foodies and those who love food markets. The Rialto bridge fish and vegetable markets make a fascinating […]

An Evening in Roma

There is an intoxicating magic that falls over Rome when the sun sinks behind its ruins.  Large tour groups dissolve, and locals emerge.   Lights illuminate ancient monuments and baroque fountains.  Piazzas come alive with music and laughter.  Joy is always in the air on an evening in Roma.

What makes Rome so special, night and […]

Your first day in Italy

Benvenuto in Italia!  Here are some tips on beating jetlag and making the most of your first day in Italy.

A successful first day in Italy begins on the plane.   A toothbrush and some face wipes in your carry on will help you to feel fresh, clean, and awake; make sure to bring them and […]

Il Volo, Live in Italy

“Che bella cosa na jurnata `e sole…” who’s singing with me?!  For all of us madly in love with Italy its music has a magical power to take us back to the place we love.  If you are going to Italy this Summer, consider a concert in an amazing venue.  What could possibly be […]

Uffizi Gallery in Florence

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is without a doubt one of the most incredible collections of art in all the world.  Whether an art enthusiast or someone who has barely heard of Michelangelo, a tour of the museum helps to bring the history of Florence, Italy, and all the world to life.

Among the first […]

Tuscan Countryside

When in Italy, it pays to wander.  The famous sites are amazing, but never resist the urge to follow a path, just because it is beautiful.  One of the loveliest walks in Italy can be found in the Tuscan Countryside, in Cortona, home of Under the Tuscan Sun.  I found it entirely by mistake.

When […]

Travel in Italy – The Traveller

When the traveler sat down on the sand

and said,

“There is nothing else to see”,

he knew that it was not true.

You need to see what you have not seen,

see again what you have already seen,

to see in spring what you have seen in summer,

to see in the morning what you have seen at night,

with the […]

Venice Biennale 2017 Art Italy

The Venice Biennale art exhibition occurs every two years in Venice Italy. Fabulous art exhibitions from all around the world. Each country has its own pavillion. Venice Biennale 2017 is on again 13 may-26 Nov 2017. Art, Film, Theatre and music festivals abound.

Passion for Italy Travel has some fabulous hotels in Venice for you but […]

Cala Mariolu, Sardinia

There are vacations, and there are life changing journeys.  I challenge anyone to go to Sardinia and come back the same person.  It is impossible.  The water infiltrates your soul, and a part of you will forever be floating in the brilliant blue sea, bathed in sunlight.  Choosing a favorite beach among the most […]

Springtime in Italy

Springtime in Italy is the picture of paradise.  The sweet scents of jasmine and wisteria float on the breeze as they climb ancient ruins and romantic pergolas.

Flavors come to life as fruits and vegetables begin to come into season.  Fruit stands sell fresh produce and squeeze delicious fruit juices to satisfy thirsty guests.

What an […]

Travel in Italy Where to Go

While I love the whole of Italy – every region has its own jewels but a lot of people ask me what is my favourite part.
My response is what sort of holiday do you want. Young people usually wish to view a little bit of each of the famous spots but for middle aged […]

Italy’s Best Beaches, Sardinia

If you are looking for Italy’s best beaches, and in fact some of the best in the world, look no further than Sardinia.
“Questa terra è un altra cosa.  Incantevole spazio intorno e distanza da viaggiare, nulla di finite, nulla di definitive. È come la libertà stessa.”

“This land is something else.  Enchanting spaces and distances to […]