Amalfi Amore

Adrian Mourby takes a road trip along the awe-inspiring Amalfi Coast from Sorrento to Salerno… Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise stated There was a seagull on our balcony, a very large one, enjoying what was left of the pre-prandial grissini. The Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento 1 stands on top of a cliff outside the […]

Seasonal Sorrento

Free of the summer’s foreign tourists, but no less lively, Sorrento is a beautiful place to be at Christmas – here’s why it’s a perfect festive destination… Words and photos by Fleur Kinson   The Christmas period seems to come earlier and earlier in Britain, with shops piled high with gifts, tinsel and crackers long […]

Viewpoint: Path of the Gods

Path of the gods, Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast’s breathtaking ‘Path of the Gods’ stretches from the hilltop town of Bomerano to Nocelle, a frazione of Positano Photo by Getty Images The ‘Path of the Gods’ – Il Sentiero degli Dei – is an eight-mile walk over some of the finest views the Amalfi Coast has to offer. You can walk […]

Ravello Travel Guide

Ravello view, Italy

Laura Thayer explores the best places to eat, stay and visit while you’re staying in Ravello – one of the Amalfi Coast’s most popular and beautiful destinations…   What to see & do Duomo di Ravello Ravello is dotted with churches, but the town’s most impressive is the Duomo located in the central piazza. Inside […]

48 Hours in Ravello

Villa Cimbrone Ravello Italy

Ravello is a joy for all ages, and Laura Thayer always finds something new to discover in this spectacular Amalfi Coast tourist destination Photos by Laura Thayer   On a coastline famous for its rugged beaches and pretty harbours, there’s one remarkable town on the Amalfi Coast that sprawls across a promontory jutting out of […]

Positano travel guide

Picturesque Amalfi coast. Positano, Italy

If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful town, check out our Positano guide – from places to eat and stay to things to see and do, we’ll help you make your visit one to remember… Photos by Laura Thayer and iStock What to see and do SANTA MARIA ASSUNTA While its origins date back […]

48 Hours in Positano

positano ferry

It is one of the most famously picturesque towns in Italy, and a magnet for tourists. Laura Thayer says that once you’ve been, you can’t stop going back… Photos by Laura Thayer and iStock   In a landscape of captivating vistas like the Amalfi Coast, there’s something special about Positano that speaks to the hearts of […]

Into the blue: the Amalfi Coast

Explore the panoramic splendour of the Amalfi Coast and enjoy a very particular style of comfort and hospitality at elegant Hotel Santa Caterina. The Amalfi Coast… So adored for its awesome natural beauty and immortalised in art, literature (even milk chocolate commercials), this corner of Italy will be forever in the collective conscious: even if […]

Sailing off the Amalfi Coast

We take a trip back to Leanne Casellas’s trip along the Amalfi Coast. Now, it may not be action packed, but sailing off the Amalfi Coast provides plenty of relaxation and glamorous locations. When you’re thinking of hitting the high seas, billowing sails and a decent, salty wake Italy may not be the first destination […]

Great Italian Films: Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun captures the allure of this region, this is what we had to observe about this popular, romantic american comedy… Under the Tuscan Sun  (2003, Florence, Cortona & Positano. Directed by Audrey Wells. Starring Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan) Under the Tuscan Sun is the film adaptation of Frances Mayer’s popular autobiographical novel set […]