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 …

Rome’s Ponte Milvio: New Destination for Lovers

It was no accident that Shakespeare set his most famous love story in Verona, Italy. Love, passion, and romance are embedded in Italian culture, which is probably why so many people fall in love in Il Bel Paese. But unlike the protagonists in Jane Austen’s novels who try to keep their love a secret from everyone, including themselves, Italians take …

Italy Named Best Honeymoon Destination

Italy has been named the #1 honeymoon destination in Modern Bride magazine’s annual “World’s Best Honeymoons” survey. Is it any wonder? Early this year, I interviewed Monica Larner, author of In Love, In Italy, and asked her what exactly makes Italia so romantic? “A very big part of what makes Italy so romantic is that fact that we – as …

Italy’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Updated 2018.  In honor of Valentine’s Day and the most romantic place on the planet (why, Italia of course), I interviewed Monica Larner, an American expat living in Italy who has written (and took the photos for) the sumptuous (yummier than Valentine’s Day candy!) new guidebook for lovers, In Love in Italy. Monica shares her amazing romantic finds in the …

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