If you are going to Italy and are looking for an Italy tour guide or recommended Italy activities or need help creating an itinerary, you’re in the right place! Italy Beyond the Obvious has been creating custom Italy itineraries for independent travelers since 2008.

About the Company and Owner Madeline Jhawar. We’re going to be asking you lots of questions about you, so it’s only fair you should get to know us a little first!

Testimonials. But, there is no need to trust our word for it! Read testimonials from happy clients on this page. We have divided the testimonials by type of service (platinum travel planning, gold travel planning, or coaching).

Italy Resources. We would of course love to help you plan your Italy trip but we also have lots of great free advice. We’re constantly adding to this page of Italy-related items and advice that we heartily recommend.

Write a Blog post. The Italy Beyond the Obvious blog showcases our passion for Italian destinations and experiences. If you would like to share your own passion for Italy by contributing an article on our blog, please read the requirements.

Other Writings. Owner Madeline Jhawar has written about Italy and other places for various online publications.

Italy Podcasts. This is a list of Italy podcasts that we enjoy listening to, with links to episodes featuring an interview with owner Madeline Jhawar.

What we really love to do, however, is plan custom Italy vacations! We’d love to help plan yours so please contact us for more information.