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Thermal Hot Springs – The island of Ischia and Poseidon Gardens

One of the most fabulous things to do while visiting the island of Ischia is to experience the thermal spas. Ischia is a volcanic island that sits off the coast of Naples and is home to incredible natural thermal hot springs. People from all over the world travel to Ischia with the hopes of healing an ailment or just for some R&R Italian style. Here’s a look at the beautiful Poseidon Thermal Gardens, one of the most popular spots on Ischia.

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What is the Blue Grotto in Capri?

While Capri is surrounded by many beautiful grottoes and caves, there is one that has captured the imagination of travelers from around the world. This is the Grotta Azzurra, the famous Blue Grotto. Many people ask us to explain a bit more about the Blue Grotto in Capri – the history and just what makes it so very special. Read on to find out more!

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Positano Bites Deep

Are you dreaming of visiting Positano or missing it terribly? One thing is for sure, Positano bites deep. Have you heard this expression about Positano before? It comes from a wonderful article written by John Steinbeck that was published in Harper’s Bazaar in 1953. He wrote it after visiting the Amalfi Coast. It is published on the historic hotel Le Sirenuse’s website so I thought it would be nice to share with you. Enjoy reading it and dreaming of Positano!

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Discover Positano and Nerano from Capri

It’s safe to say that everyone knows about Capri – with its high end boutiques, colorful villas, and five star hotels. Capri is the island to see and be seen, to soak into a Mediterranean paradise, and create a holiday full of chicness and relaxation. Yet it’s also quite busy during the day with travelers arriving from around the world ready to take it the beautiful views. One of the best ways to enjoy Capri if you’re staying there is by chartering a private boat to explore the beautiful coastline of the island and the surrounding area during the day. Discover grottoes around the island, stop to swim, enjoy the day, and more. But let us tell you about our most popular boat excursion from Capri!

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Amalfi Coast Culinary Specialties to Try on Your Cruise

If there’s one thing the Amalfi Coast is known for, it has to be those incredibly dramatic views along the coastline. Yet the local culinary traditions are an absolute highlight of the area that you won’t want to miss. What better way to enjoy those dreamy views than sitting back along the sea with a delicious meal or glass of locally produced wine? While there are too many specialties to even try to cover them all, we’ve picked a few of our favorite dishes to try while visiting the Amalfi Coast. Buon appetito!

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Wisteria Wonder on the Amalfi Coast

One of the sweetest signs of spring on the Amalfi Coast is when the wisteria – or glicine as it’s called in Italian – begins to bloom. This usually happens in late March to April depending on the weather and where you’re at along the coastline. Usually, it blooms quite a bit earlier in Positano than in Ravello since it’s warmer there. For a dose of spring, here’s a look at some of the beautiful wisteria on the Amalfi Coast!

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