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I have been to many amazing beaches in my life. Thailand, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Mexico are at the top of my "favourite beach" list. And Italy, of course, with its turquoise sea and white sand or rocky beaches in Liguria, Puglia, Sardinia or Sicily. To be honest, the beaches of Procida are not...

We were enjoying the everyday pleasures of island life and swimming in the warm waters of Chiaia beach so much, that it was only on our 4th day that we made it to the most photographed part of Procida, Marina Corricella. It’s kind of funny that while the photo of Corricella can be seen quite often,...

I am inviting you to travel slow in Italy. Stay in a hilltop farmhouse surrounded by olive trees, an apartment in a cute medieval village or a villa with seaview. Live like a local. Get to know your Italian neighbours, the baker, the butcher, the old ladies selling zucchini flowers at the market, the men playing cards at the bar. Walk, bike, learn some Italian, pick up local habits like breakfast at the bar or siesta after a lazy lunch. Just go to the piazza and watch Italian life happen.