What to see in Naples, Italy’s most Italian city

Visit Naples to see first-hand where the Italian expression “che sceneggiata Napoletana!”, or “What a Neapolitan drama!” comes from. Naples is often described as vibrant or colorful, its people expressive and passionate, its street life gritty. It’s an ideal off-the-beaten-track destination for the right traveler. We have great recommendations below on what to see in…

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 in Amalfi Coast & Naples | 2 Comments

What to do on Ischia island

The island of Capri, off Naples, is pretty well-known. But less well-known to foreign tourists is the island of Ischia, less than an hour by boat from Naples, and equally worthwhile. Take my recommendations below for what to do on Ischia island.   Natural Hot Springs Ischia island is of course wonderful in the summer because of its sandy beaches.…

Posted by on Sep 24, 2008 in Amalfi Coast & Naples | No Comments

The best way to visit Pompeii: 5 tips

The best way to visit Pompeii: 5 tips

The excavated archaeological site of Pompeii is unlike anything you’ll ever see. Yes, you should visit! But the site gets 3 million annual visitors, so we have some tips to help you make the most out of your visit. What’s the best way to visit Pompeii? Follow our 5 tips below. Pompeii: a bit of…

Posted by on Sep 21, 2008 in Amalfi Coast & Naples | No Comments