Guide to Getting to Ischia, Italy and Staying at the San Montano Resort & Spa

San Montono Hotel Ischia Italy May 2014-041

Bongiorno! After disembarking in the Civitavecchia (Port of Rome) after our incredible Mediterranean cruise on Windstar, my dad and I hitched a ride to the train station. Usually, taxis for this trip need to be arranged in advance, and the short five-minute trip will probably cost you about 20 Euros. Most cruise ships prearrange buses to the […]

Seabourn Quest


From the island of Ischia my dad and I got on the 45-minute ferry (16 euros = US$23 apiece) back to Naples. It was an easy crossing since this time the seas were perfectly calm and we took a nonstop boat. It was so nice out we spent most of the time out back (where […]

Ischia, Italy With My Dad


Last week I told you all about our flight to Italy and stopover in Rome in the delightful Rome Cavalieri Hotel. The following day we jumped on the hotel’s free shuttle for the 30-minute ride to the city center and then hopped in a taxi to go to Rome Termini (the main train station). The […]

Capri, Italy


Buon giorno! We pick up where we left off last week, at the Naples airport in Italy! I’m en route to the island of Capri, but if that is too far or too expensive for you we also have a nice alternative with a story on an island much closer to home, Catalina. Just 26 […]