So how about an Amalfi Mozzarella Day? Wine Day? Amalfi History Day? Limoncello Day? Bread and Biscuit Day. Italian Beer Day? Cooking Day? Pottery Day? And so on. With Daniela who runs the Hotel Aurora in Amalfi we often chat about what her customers really enjoy. The vast majority (about 85%) of her clients are … Continue reading Some new ideas for Amalfi visitors
We all know that the Amalfi coast is stunning and well worth a visit. Nothing new there. But the best way to get there? The best way to get around? What to avoid and why? All of these important points and more are not always obvious as the coast is very long, winding and varied … Continue reading Visit the wonderful Amalfi coast with a guide or just some practical guide-lines
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Ok so here is the master plan for the hotel so far: I have asked her indoors if I can book the whole hotel PLUS the 3 apartments for the whole week, and (so far so good) she said yes. Poor woman. This event is by personal invitation only and is NOT open to the … Continue reading A week takeover of the lovely Aurora Hotel, Amalfi. October 20-27th 2018
We have recently been studying the property market in the Amalfi coast area. To be more precise, inland near the coast where the prices are more reasonable, given that we are not looking for a holiday home with sea view. The ideal property may be a small detached or semi detached house/villa with some land, … Continue reading Services moves to purchase a property
So how about you wanna fly into Roma, and then spend a week in beautiful Amalfi and a few days exploring Roma? Or perhaps you fly into Roma and you fancy exploring the areas of Abruzzo and Umbria. Or you really want to visit Tavullia and see the famous Valentini Rossi ranch??? Or you really … Continue reading Ok so how can I help you to discover Italy and the Italian way of life…lets see a few examples
Pictures from a recent visit to a historic (but still working) ceramic factory on the Amalfi coast.
I was recently lucky enough to witness and to help two Italian artists at work. Alessandro Vasari is a descendant of the well known Vasari family and you can read the history of his family here http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studio_fotografico_Vasari. His assistant for the weekend was graphic artist Valeria Lemmi, also from Roma, she frequently works with Alessandro on … Continue reading Artists at work….
The word Sicily evokes a range of thoughts and emotions in most travellers. Most of us know something of its amazing history which dates back to the Greeks and continues through Roman, Norman, Islamic and Byzantine periods up to it becoming part of the Italian state only some 150 years ago. The word Mafia is invariably … Continue reading The stunning beauty of Sicily by motorbike…
Look at these pictures, they kind of talk for themselves. I was recently visiting the Hotel Aurora and I was told that they had recently renewed their gardens. So what, I asked? Well, they serve the breakfast in the garden (when the weather allows), so it is worth a look, I was told. And they … Continue reading A beautiful, peaceful hotel garden in the heart of busy Amalfi