Oh Sicilia Bella

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Taormina, the perfect welcome to Sicily! We arrived directly into Sicily with the convenient Emirates connection and picked up a Fiat 500 for our 8 days on this stunning island. We stayed in a gorgeous small hotel in one of the town squares, just far enough away from the hustle, while still being walking distance…

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Walk The Cinque Terre

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

For over a thousand years people have lived in this dramatic region, cultivating the steep hillsides and fishing the blue waters. Walk this magical part of Italy by day, and settle in for traditional feasts washed down with a glass or two of local wine at night To see a day by day itinerary click…

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At Home In Tuscany

Monday, June 24, 2019

We arrived at our little Tuscan retreat and immediately felt welcomed by our hosts, Paolo and Peter and the lovely staff.  Our home for the next few days is Villa Fontelunga, a beautifully restored home with sweeping views across the Tuscan countryside. We sat and enjoyed a local Prosecco by the pool and watched the…

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Italian Vegan Food Trails

Friday, June 21, 2019

It’s remarkable that Italy, where tradition runs so strong and deep, is where some of the world’s most progressive, innovative and exquisite vegan food experiences can be had. Join Intrepid’s very first vegan-themed trip in Europe, from Venice to Rome, and discover why Italy positively excels at vegan food. It’s more than just the olive…

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Walk Between The Villages Of The Cinque Terre

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

This morning we left the sanctuary of the iconic Grand Hotel Miramare in Santa Margherita on the Italian Riviera, and drove to Monterosso.  Travelling by car high up on the hilltops was a great way to enjoy the views across the ocean and explore the often-unseen countryside inland from the coast.  After encountering several cyclists…

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Truffle Hunting in Piedemont

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

We began the day in Turin and headed into the countryside – the heart of Piedemont region, known for its black & white truffles- a rare find! We entered the family run farm to meet two brothers who are third generation truffle farmers, and the hounds who were leading us on the hunt. There was…

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Amalfi Coast Family Adventure

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Discover Pompeii, Mt Vesuvius and the famous Amalfi Coast of Italy Southern Italy is famous for beautiful beaches, picturesque towns and of course wonderful food and wine. The Amalfi Coast offers all this and more. From our friendly family-run hotel we strike out on foot, bus and by boat to explore not just the dramatic…

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Travelling Divas

Thursday, October 25, 2018

For women by women and designed solely with the idea of creating bespoke group itineraries that captivate the female traveller who enjoys the exclusive, the hand-picked and the finer things in life. You might be looking to get away from the family with a unique destination that’s just for you, or the prospect of solo…

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