The Galapagos Islands, unique at every turn Remote archipelago offers exceptional nature observation. By Eva Stelzer The Galapagos Islands are one of the most incredible wildlife-watching destinations in the world. Besides the sheer spectacle of the place, this remote archipelago is a land of cactus forests, […]
Tuscany is a necessary part of any cultural education, as it has been for centuries. By Eva Stelzer Tuscany long ago earned its reputation for capturing the very essence of Italy – picturesque rolling hillsides with vineyards and charming medieval towns. The geography varies dramatically: coastal […]
Cooking Class in Tuscany Cooking with Costanza: a culinary adventure to awaken and inspire all your senses and allow you to experience the very essence of Italy! The Renaissance Villa, on a hill with all of Florence spread out below, focuses on regional cuisine that is […]
Hiking in Southern Patagonia The moment my husband and I arrive in El Calafate, an oasis town in Southern Patagonia’s desert, we know that our decision to travel to Argentina’s outback wilderness was right. It is exotic and exciting. Birds dig their webbed feet into the […]
Breakfast in Tuscany Some mouth-watering delights from Italy By Eva Stelzer Starting breakfast with dessert is a slightly wicked Tuscan tradition that I thoroughly enjoy. At Florence’s Hotel Il Guelfo Bianco, the chef’s freshly baked crostata is a sensory delight. The sweet jam oozed in my […]
Guided Walks in Italy A great way to connect with a place is on a guided walk or day tour with a local expert. In Italy, we have amazing one day and week-long guided walks and tours to suit every fitness level. You may wonder why […]
5 Must See Amalfi Coast Highlights The Amalfi Coast stretches for 43 miles around the Bay of Naples. It is on many people’s must-do-list and is renowned for its natural beauty and summertime appeal to jetsetters. Ravello Even though Ravello is a small town along the […]
1. Galleria degli Uffizi. Filled with paintings by the most noted Italian artists visitors marvel at the mastery of Botticelli, da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael to mention a few. Purchase advance tickets. 2. The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore. Brunelleshi’s dome and Giotto’s Tower dominate […]
MY FIRST TIME IN ITALY AND I WENT WITH EVIA BY: TONI PERL May 12, 2014. I am not a savvy traveller when it comes to European destinations so I look for direction and help to achieve my most desired results. I have heard stories of […]
At the top of my list of fabulous things is walking through Tuscany’s network of white roads. These winding routes were originally carved out centuries ago by the enigmatic Etruscans, and later expanded by the Romans so that their war horses and soldiers could reach all […]
While French wine tasters roll the wine around in their mouth and spit before tasting the next, this is definitely not the custom in Argentina. I spent a week cycling through Mendoza where lunch often included 5 or 6 wines, following which we’d cycle to another […]
Sicily Hiking Mount Etna Mount Etna on Sicily’s east coast rises gracefully from a sapphire sea. The peaceful scene contradicts the power of the most active volcano in Europe.
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