Ravello Exudes Romance

I’m convinced that the Amalfi Coast town of Ravello is a bit closer to heaven than most other places. I’m not just talking figuratively; it literally seems like you can reach out and touch the sky – all the while enjoying the most majestic views of the coast below. This photo is from my recent stay at Ravello’s Palazzo Sasso …

Romantic Ravello Enchants Visitors

Boccaccio described the Amalfi Coast as “…the most delightful place in Italy…a coast…covered with little towns and gardens and fountains..amongst which there is one called Ravello.”

So You Want to Drive Along the Amalfi Coast?

Even those who haven’t visited the area surely know of the famed Amalfi Drive (S.S. 163), filled with tour buses, cars and scooters all fighting for space on hairpin turns along cliffs high above the sea. Yet every corner seems to reveal an even more stunning view…

Limoncello: The Nectar of Italy’s Amalfi Coast

On the terraced hills of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, the Mediterranean sun
and ocean air combine with volcanic soil to produce lemons the size of grapefruits. They’re the main ingredient in the tasty liqueur limoncello.

Four Hot List Hotels in Italy

Conde Nast Traveller (British edition, thus the spelling) is out with their 2006 “Hot List” of where to stay worldwide. Four Italian hotels made the cut: Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista (Verona) – The hotel is likened to “a museum of modern furniture.” Hotel Caruso Ravello (Amalfi Coast) – It reopened last June after a major refurbishment by its new …