One of Europe’s most interesting and original tourism promotions, this year’s sixth edition or “Bartering Week” is organized annually to promote Italian B&Bs. Participants get to stay at great Italian accommodations, while paying in any way they can. Put on by www.bed-and-breakfast.it, this wonderfully unique bartering idea is inspired by the site’s virtual marketplace, which […]
Every week we spotlight great hotels and destinations you may not come across via TripAdvisor or other travel portal. Sardinia is just such a vacation wonderland, often overlooked in favor or more visible and populist destinations. And, Port Cervo’s Grand Hotel Poltu Quatu is a double shot of sometimes undiscovered travel bliss. Here’s how come.
Napoli (Naples), or Neapolis in the Ancient Greek (“new city”). There’s hardly anyone who has not known the name of one of Italy’s most fantastic destinations. One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on Earth, what was a Bronze Age center of trade, is today a metropolis of unique character. The mix of antiquity and modernity here, and the special character of the people, really make the place adorable, and a value too.
Planning on jetting off to Italy for a break? Lucky you! The country’s renowned for its cuisine, great weather and rich culture – and a great place to soak up all three is Sorrento, which is on the south coast. This is also a particularly good spot if you’re organising a luxury holiday.