[caption id="attachment_1997" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Prickly chestnuts growing in Tramonti"][/caption] Weekends in August are generally a time to avoid the beach on the Amalfi Coast. Crisi or no crisi, I swear half of Italy is on the beach in Amalfi this time of year. With hotter than...

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[caption id="attachment_1755" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="The colors of spring are arriving on the Amalfi Coast!"][/caption] That color there—the intoxicatingly beautiful turquoise—is one of my favorite signs of spring in Amalfi. Now through May, the sea is often the clearest that you'll see all year long, and the...

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[caption id="attachment_1664" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Spotting a destination wedding in Ravello's piazza"][/caption] With San Valentino just around the corner, romance is definitely in the air. The Amalfi Coast is one of the top travel destinations for romance in Italy – popular for engagements, destination weddings, honeymoons...

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