As the founder of Creative Edge Travel, I want to take a moment to mourn those who we’ve lost to the virus in Italy, and those throughout the world. Along with these grandfathers and grandmothers (mostly), we've also lost ages of culture, tradition, and history. Our elders throughout the world are key to our diverse cultures and maintaining their strength and wisdom, and so this comes as a great cultural consequence.
At Creative Edge Travel, we take pride in the way we go beyond the basics of travel in Italy to truly connect you with the culture and its people. Today we're giving you a closer look at the story behind Andrea, the man behind the wheel for our small group tours and immersive experiences in Mugello, Tuscany. Read on to meet Andrea!
You, my friend, need an authentic, off-the-beaten-path encounter encounter with Italy. Here are 8 reasons to skip Tuscany and head to charming Puglia in southern Italy.
After years of practice and many beautiful friendships to show for it, I’ve learned how to get into the veins of a place and create meaningful connections with its people. Watch this live workshop and download the freebie guide to learn how to connect with locals in a meaningful way!
One of the many things I love about Oltrarno is that it is still full of hidden artisan studios where, with the right insider know-how, you can discover ancient techniques still in use today to create timeless masterpieces.
Gelato that makes me lust for another scoop before I’ve finished the first- that’s basically what I’m searching for at all times when in Italy. So when I met my new friend Antonella, a local in a seaside village called Peschici in the “spur” of Italy’s boot, I asked her where I could find the best gelateria...
On the coast of Gargano, the “spur” of Italy’s boot, there’s a well-known restaurant built on a wooden pier jutting out into the sea. It’s actually an ancient fishing machine called a trabucco, and visitors flock there to sit at rustic wooden tables with a glass of prosecco in hand as the sun goes down. Naturally, I loved the idea of combining food, local tradition, and nature, so I had to check it out for myself...