Sorrento: Ten Reasons Why My Homebase Became a Highlight

In truth, I opted to spend five nights in Sorrento out of convenience: it’s a handy springboard from which to visit the Amalfi Coast’s many attractions, with Positano, Pompeii, and Capri all easy day trips from town (likewise for Naples, a chaotic city I did not quite have the time – or, if we’re being honest, the … More Sorrento: Ten Reasons Why My Homebase Became a Highlight

Capri: Of Disappointments and Dashed Plans

“Blue Grotto?” I asked tentatively, well aware how choppy the seas had been on my ferry ride from Sorrento to Capri. “No, no!” the Italian man replied, confirming my worst fears. “No boats today! Too windy!” I wanted to scream in frustration. I had committed the cardinal travel sin: lack of advance planning (and, even … More Capri: Of Disappointments and Dashed Plans