Italy

Bite-Sized Bits of Basilicata, Italy

Bite-Sized Bits of Basilicata, Italy

Most people aren’t really quite sure where Basilicata is… usually I say, the instep of Italy between Puglia and Calabria. They start exploring further afield only after the greatest hits of Rome, Venice & Florence, but I see no reason why not to head down south […]

10 Best Bits of Anacapri, Italy

10 Best Bits of Anacapri, Italy

It’s only ten minutes away by car from the port, but Anacapri, the other village on the Isle of Capri, is just as charming as its more famous sister – so wave goodbye to the port, you won’t miss it, I promise. These bits might […]

A Bit of Paradise: Capri Palace Hotel, Capri, Italy

A Bit of Paradise: Capri Palace Hotel, Capri, Italy

On an island resort, you spend most of your time in the hotel doing three things: sleeping, eating and lounging. Other activities, such as shopping and sightseeing, fall by the wayside as you grow lazier and lazier. If you are lucky enough to find the […]

Best Bits Packs for Capri

Best Bits Packs for Capri

This post has a soundtrack: so click before you proceed: Capri. From Augustus to Sophia Loren, it’s one of those places that was born luxurious and always attracted the cream of the crop. Heading there next week and in a quandary about what to pack. […]

A Bit of Italy – A Womb with a View near Florence

A Bit of Italy – A Womb with a View near Florence

If you haven’t read my last post on Florence, you might not know that I was a student there many moons ago. I never turn down a reason to revisit a city that was a home to me so long ago. Technically I was not really visiting […]

A Bit of Rome: Walks of Italy, Campo dei Fiori style

A Bit of Rome: Walks of Italy, Campo dei Fiori style

I’m not a food blogger per se but I do like to eat and where is better to eat than in Rome?  It’s home to all my favorite pasta dishes: arrabbiata, amatriciana, cacio e pepe, and carbonara!  So I jumped at the chance to take […]