Positively Positano

Scroll on for today’s “mermaid hair don’t care” vibes… POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD Take a walk on the Path of the Gods. I know it sounds like the sort of hike where you might happen upon Venus (radiating love from her giant scallop shell), or run into a flaming chariot. But in this case, Roman […]

Italian Islands Loop of Procida, Ischia, and Capri

Scroll on for today’s “timelessly magical” vibes… POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD The most photographed beach in Italy? It’s where Clark Gable and Sophia Loren got sandy. La Fontelina on Capri has been entertaining guests for decades. And they’ve persisted, despite big storms with big waves. But with a spot this good? It gets rebuilt over […]

The Layers of Naples

Scroll on for today’s “cypress and cobblestone” vibes… POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD Being in the center of the universe is dreamworthy, and Naples is a universe all of its own. There are plenty of things to keep you busy in the city for days. But within an hour you can access the catacombs beneath Naples, Pompeii, the islands […]

Can I or Chianti?

Scroll on for today’s “cypress and cobblestone” vibes… POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD A wild departure from everything familiar is a big idea. But maybe untamed imagination and spontaneity are exactly what you’re craving… Ever dreamed about selling it all and living a life of solitude on a farm in Tuscany? This website will help you […]

Seaside Italy

Scroll on for today’s “striped umbrella” vibes… POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD Cruising on a boat through the Aeolian Islands, off the coast of Sicily, is beyond dreamy. Clear water, steep cliffs, and secluded beaches of black volcanic sand create a perfect backdrop for radical self-care. When you step off the dock and onto a swaying […]

How to Italy: Summer Edition

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of traveling to Florence (or Rome, or Milan) at about this time of year you’ll see all the CHUISO signs on front doors. Why? Because the whole country pretty much goes on vacation from August 15th (unless you work in tourism, then you’re just sweating it out with your […]

Sardinia Steals

SLEEP HERE I love the things you can count on. You know, like the restorative power of sleep, the contagiousness of laughter, and lighthouses that bring brightness to the night. This kind of reliability is a lifesaver. So why not combine all of those things and stay at a hotel that’s been providing 160 years […]

Glamping and Grottos

POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD Imagine a day exploring on the Tyrrhenian Sea. You’ve hired your own private boat charter and you’re circling the island of Capri. You’ve likely heard the word ‘grotto’ in mystery novels and spy films. But now that you’re venturing inside a small cave glowing with blue light, the term becomes unforgettable. […]

A Feast for the Senses


POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD There are lots of reasons to visit Mount Etna, number one being geologic curiosity. It’s thrilling to get up close and personal with Sicily’s giant. At a lofty altitude of 10,810 feet, this is Europe’s tallest volcano. She’s got a base circumference of 150 km, four nested stratovolcanoes, and 300,000 year […]

Straight Goods From Sicily

POST ON YOUR DREAMBOARD I’ve always said that traveling to Sicily is like getting a 3-in-1 deal. Part Africa, part Italy, part Greece — and the ancient city of Syracuse is built over and around Greek ruins. Siracusa is surprising, and offers all kinds of clues to the evolution of Mediterranean culture. Journeying into the […]