Aeolian Islands – Authentic Italy and the True La Dolce Vita

“We’re out of prosecco,” proclaimed our chef. A common occurrence on Puccini, our chartered yacht for the week. “We’ll pick up more bottles when we arrive to Salina,” he continued. It was the first day of a weeklong charter trip through the Aeolian Islands and this trip was already off to a legendary start. [embedded […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Hiking The Stromboli Volcano

A large boom echoed across Stromboli and into the Tyrrhenian Sea. The mountain shook violently, jolting us to our core and compelling us drop to the ground for safety. From the hiking trail, we looked up to see the volcano, blasting bright orange lava 200-meters into the night sky. We knew that the climb up […]

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8 Italian Islands You’ll Want To Visit

Each region in Italy has its own unique character with local cuisine, dialects and traditions dating back centuries. And the Italian islands are no different. From the 117 lagoon islands that make up the historic city of Venice to the cultural melting pot of Sicily that mixes Arab, Greek and Italian influences to the mind-blowing […]

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