Italian Allure Travel Blog
Discover the best reasons to visit Italy

  • Remembering Anita Ekberg in La Dolce Vita

    REST IN PEACE ANITA EKBERG The famous and beautiful actress who starred in Federico Fellini’s “LA DOLCE VITA” Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg died at the age of 83 on January 11th 2015, she was in ROME, ITALY A Swedish actress, model, and sex symbol who starred in many roles and became most famous for… Read more »

  • Christmas in Verona, Italy

    The magical city of Verona in Northern Italy has come alive with pretty festive decorations for a traditional Christmas. Fairy lights & Christmas tree’s decorate the streets of Verona, Italy Visiting the bronze statue of Shakespeare’s ‘Juliet’ in front of her balcony to wish you luck in love is a must! The place where… Read more »

  • Saint Vincent in Valle D’Aosta Italy

    Saint Vincent is a town and commune in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy.                         Saint Vincent in Valle d’Aosta is a beautiful place to visit especially if you like to take walks in the mountains in north-west… Read more »

  • Travel to Rome, Florence and Venice

    THE MANY REASONS TO VISIT ROME, FLORENCE AND VENICE ROME , also known as the ‘Eternal City’ is the capital city of Italy in the region of Lazio, sitting right in the centre of the ‘boot’. The ‘Eternal City’ is world famous for its ancient ruins, incredible architecture and magnificent Renaissance art…. Read more »

  • Amalfi Coast Views

    AMAFLI COAST PANORAMIC VIEWS Its summer time in Italy right now so a great time to share with you some of the obvious reasons why so many locals flock from the cities like Milan, Rome and Florence to the Amalfi Coast for a well deserved summer break! Above is one… Read more »

  • Casa & Bottega Bar in Rome

    ROME TRAVEL TIP Casa & Bottega is a fabulous little cafe style bar  that serves the most delicious breakfasts, or if you prefer a late start, they also serve up an excellent brunch!  Well known for their fresh eggs, you can have them anyway you like, sunny side up, poached… Read more »

  • Cildo Meireles – Installations Exhibition in Milan

    CILDO MEIRELES, INSTALLATIONS – 27th March to 20th July 2014 If you are in Milan this month or any time up until 20th July 2014 currently showing is Cildo Meireles – Installations, an exhibition curated by Vicente Todolí. The first exhibition in Italy devoted to one of the most important and well… Read more »

  • Rene Caovilla Shoes – Made in Italy

    SHOPPING IN ITALY TRAVEL TIP  Dreaming of a holiday in Italy and stocking up on some Italian designer shoes? Discover the art of elegance in RENE CAOVILLA Rene Caovilla has a rich heritage of over 80 years creating one of a kind luxury pieces. The brands Venetian history started in the twentieth… Read more »

  • Ginger Restaurant in Rome

    ROME TRAVEL TIP One of my all time favourite restaurants in Rome is located near Piazza di Spagna and the world famous Spanish Steps. GINGER is a contemporary fresh alternative to the traditional trattoria or local Italian restaurant that you will find all over Italy.  I also love the traditional… Read more »

  • Piazza Navona night market in Rome

    Piazza Navona is one of the most beautiful piazzas in the historical centre of Rome. There are 3 magnificent fountains, one at either end and in the centre is Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi or the (Fountain of the Four Rivers) which in 1651 was designed by  Gian Lorenzo Bernini, commissioned by… Read more »

  • Fornillo Beach in Positano

    Enjoy my beautiful image gallery of Fornillo beach in Positano, I hope you make it there in 2014! Fornillo is paradise in Positano on the Amalfi Coast Take the romantic walk from Positano main beach to Fornillo beach, it is so pretty, only a short ten minutes around the cliff-face… Read more »

  • Carthusia – Fragrance of Capri

     CARTHUSIA is the fragrance of Capri, my favourite Italian perfume sits beside my bed in a very feminine little bottle. I know I have written about the House of Carthusia before yet with updates in the different products available I thought it was worth a reminder to visit next time you are… Read more »