Italian Allure Travel Blog
Discover the best reasons to visit Italy

  • 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 »

  • Travel Tip: Gucci Museo + Restaurant Florence

      TRAVEL TIP for your next visit to Florence, Italy. Stop off at the Gucci Museo Caffe & Restaurant for Lunch.  There are tables inside or my preference is under the outdoor marquee in the beautiful Piazza della Signoria which sits right in front of Palazzo Vecchio in the heart… Read more »

  • Trevi Fountain stripped naked!

      Not your standard tourist shot Its not likely that you will see the magnificent Trevi Fountain in Rome so barren unless your sight seeing day kick starts at sunrise, and even then this is not a daily occurrence. I am an early riser who enjoys walking most mornings sifting… Read more »

  • Drive your dream car in Tuscany

      Would you like to drive your dream car in Tuscany? Discover Florence and the medieval towns of Tuscany behind the wheel of a Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, BMW, Mercedes, Alfa Romeo , Triumph or the cutest Fiat….. Dream the dream, Tuscany is definitely one of the most beautiful regions not… Read more »

  • Garden of Oranges or Il Giardino degli Aranci – Rome

      The Garden of Oranges is a little hidden treasure cove that you will not often hear about in tourist guides.  A tranquil little park with impressive views stretching across the rooftops of Rome all the way to St Peters Basilica.  Also known as PARCO SAVELLO the Garden of Oranges is located… Read more »

  • Private 4 hour boat tour – Venice Italy

    GRAND CANAL, VENICE ITALY The most convenient and comfortable way to travel around Venice and to see the beautiful islands is to travel in your own private boat. The advantage of our private boats tours and water transfers is experiencing VIP treatment, you will avoid getting caught up in large… Read more »

  • Grand Hotel Miramare

    Welcome to the beautiful Grand Hotel Miramare in Santa Margherita Ligure on the Italian Riviera. Its not hard to talk about beautiful places to visit in Italy, the glorious Grand Hotel MIRAMARE in Santa Margherita Ligure on the Italian Riviera coastline is an oasis that you must experience.  Incredible views… Read more »

  • Weekend in Paris at Jardin du Palais Royal

            Just a stones throw from the hustle and bustle on the famous Rue Saint-Honore in the centre of Paris is a world of luxury and beauty in the gardens of the Palais Royal.  In the centre stands a perfectly manicured garden that in the spring/summer months… Read more »

  • Luxury Boats in Portofino Bay – Italian Riviera

    I love to stand and gaze at the luxury cruise boats in Portofino Bay on the Italian Riviera. I could stand for hours waiting for an invitation to step on board just one of these giant luxury boats.   Casino Royal.. JEMS… They are pretty impressive to say the least,… Read more »