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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...

While some long staircases and uphill streets might make you short of breath, the island of Procida is actually very flat, with the highest peak only 91 meters above sea level. That’s where the fortified village of Terra Murata was built. It’s the oldest settlement of Procida, a historical and cultu...

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.

It’s been 12 years that I have been travelling around Italy, as an Intrepid Travel tour guide with groups, as a destination specialist with journalists and film crews, with my family and with friends to have fun, and to work on my own travel business. With tens of thousands of Italian photos on my h...