Boat Tour – Praiano to Capri

If you have all day to spare, head to Praiano and take the Capri boat tour.  Capri is beautiful by land, but in boat you can see all the small inlets and natural caves.  You’ll go along the coastline of Positano, natural reserve of Punta Campanella and the islands of Li Galli, famous for being the home of the Sirens of Ulysses.  At the Faraglioni rocks, you will have a chance to swim in the amazingly blue waters of Capri and see the Green and White caves.   Continue reading Boat Tour – Praiano to Capri

Boat Tour – Praiano to Positano and Island of Li Galli

If you are in the lovely town of Praiano in the afternoon, head to the Marina di Praia and take a boat tour to Positano and the Island of Li Galli.  Group tours depart daily (depending on minimums) at 2:30pm and return at 5:30pm.  Included in the tour is a swim and stopping in Li Galli.   Continue reading Boat Tour – Praiano to Positano and Island of Li Galli

Volo Dell’Angelo

Not all my adventures are on sea. Ever since I’ve heard of the Volo Dell’Angelo, I’ve had it on my TODO list!  In Basilicata, above the Lucanian Dolomites are the two small hillside towns of Castelmezzano and Pietrapertos.  Between these towns are 2 ziplines that are the 5th longest in the world!  For €40, you can buy a round-trip ticket. Continue reading Volo Dell’Angelo

Canyoning Forra Roccagelli in Umbria

If you have never heard of canyoning, it’s not a surprise.  It’s illegal in the US, so not something that is common.  Canyoning includes rappelling down waterfalls, sliding down rocks, jumping, and hiking through canyons and gorges.  This spring, I took my family to Umbria where we all went on a 3 hour canyoning tour of Forra Roccagelli.   Continue reading Canyoning Forra Roccagelli in Umbria

SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Lago Trasimeno in Tuscany

While SUP (Stand Up Paddling) on the coast is amazingly beautiful, depending on the weather it can provide for choppy water conditions.  Sometimes finding a lake can provide a welcome alternative.  Lago Trasimeno in Tuscany has SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) rentals and tours available from Lido di Tuoro in Trasimeno.  In fact, I took my 10 year old and 8 year olds with me on the tour.   Continue reading SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Lago Trasimeno in Tuscany

Boat Tour of Amalfi Coast – Praiano to Maori

Many people take the world known Capri boat tours from various ports along the Amalfi Coast.  While Capri is beautiful and in a class of its own, the Amalfi Coast is amazing itself and breathtaking when seen by boat, kayak, SUP (Stand Up Paddle) or your choice of water craft.  Daily group coastal tours are offered from Praiano by La Sibilla.   Continue reading Boat Tour of Amalfi Coast – Praiano to Maori

SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Tour Cetara to Vietri

One of the most easily accessed parts of the Amalfi Coast lies on the southern side of the coastline.  The Amalfi Coast spans from Sorrento on the north to Vietri on the south.  Just 5 minutes from Vietri, you can find the small fishing town of Cetara.  With a beautiful coastline, it’s an ideal place to go SUP (Stand Up Paddle). Continue reading SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Tour Cetara to Vietri