Experiencing magical Ravello by no other than Belmond Hotel Caruso


Experiencing magical Ravello by no other than Belmond Hotel Caruso | Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Italy | Following the footsteps of Richard Wagner, being the very end of my five days exploring the Amalfi Coast, I felt and thought to end it at the very lovely, very quiet and charming town of Ravello. UNESCO World Heritage Site, this resort town, is set 365 meters above the Tyrrhenian Sea by Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Home to iconic cliffside gardens and magnificent panoramic views. You can also read more tips and recommendations by checking and following me on Instagram to see all my past-current-future posts and experiences while in Italy #GPSCarlosMeliaITALY. Continue reading Experiencing magical Ravello by no other than Belmond Hotel Caruso

A full day discovering the many charming towns of the Amalfi Coast


A full day discovering the many charming towns of the Amalfi Coast | Amalfi Coast, Italy | My day took me from my base at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, all the way to Ravello and back along the stunning panoramic road of the Amalfi Coast, with stops in Amalfi, Praiano and Positano. From the distance, I was also able to catch a view of Maiori and Minori, and drive by Atrani, which I thought I was very charismatic. You can also read more tips and recommendations by checking and following me on Instagram to see all my past-current-future posts and experiences while in Italy #GPSCarlosMeliaITALYContinue reading A full day discovering the many charming towns of the Amalfi Coast

Two hours exploring the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii


Two hours exploring the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii | Pompeii, Amalfi Coast, Italy | Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy. Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is considered one of the most visited atractions of Italy. You can also read more tips and recommendations by checking and following me on Instagram to see all my past-current-future posts and experiences while in Italy #GPSCarlosMeliaITALY. Continue reading Two hours exploring the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii

A day following the steps of Emperor Augustus exploring Capri, Anacapri and Monte Solaro


A day following the steps of Emperor Augustus exploring Capri, Anacapri and Monte Solaro
| Capri, Amalfi Coast, Italy | Emperor Augustus might have been the first to land in Capri, but I was determined to conquer my day experience exploring the Island upside down in five hours. so I had to commit to my pace, and have a quick glimpse of the main atractions. and of course, find an amazing local restaurant to enjoy true Italian flair. This was my first time visit to Capri. For those of you unfamiliar with the island, it is divided in three regions, by elevations – Capri, Anacapri and Monte Solaro. How do you get from one point to the other on the Island of Capri? There are four main modes of transportation: bus or taxi, funicular, single chairlift and if you have the time… by foot.  You can also read more tips and recommendations by checking and following me on Instagram to see all my past-current-future posts and experiences while in Italy #GPSCarlosMeliaITALY. Continue reading A day following the steps of Emperor Augustus exploring Capri, Anacapri and Monte Solaro

La Dolce Vita in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria


La Dolce Vita in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
| Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Italy | After my brief and willful layover in Milan, I flew into Naples and in less than one hour my private transfer – organized by the hotel – wisked me into heaven in Sorrento at – what I would like to refer as the Grande Dame hotel of the Amalfi Coast – the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria. This was my first time visit to the Amalfi Coast, and I was lucky enough to have a wonderful three nights stay, ahead of me, and I surely enjoyed every single moment of it. Hope you enjoy my post on this experience. You can also read more tips and recommendations by checking and following me on Instagram to see all my past-current-future posts and experiences while in Italy #GPSCarlosMeliaITALY. Continue reading La Dolce Vita in Sorrento at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria