Thursday, December 6, 2012

Travel :: The Amalfi Coast

I'm dreaming of a White Christmas, but I am also dreaming about a tropical beach holiday in January to beat the Post-Christmas Blues.  This past summer we took a trip to the Amalfi Coast {in southern Italy} and I'd give anything to be heading back there in a month.  It was seriously one of the most gorgeous places I have ever laid eyes on.  We stayed in the dreamy little cliff-side town of Positano.  Our days were spent swimming and boating in the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea.  Our nights were spent eating fresh homemade pasta {lots of it} and drinking red wine {lots of that as well}.  We took a day trip to the fabled island of Capri which was even more beautiful and luxurious than I had imagined.  Stunning views and colorful flowers were mixed with incredible villas and plenty of Gucci and Dolce & Gabanna.  Plus, I must say the people just could not have been kinder.  It was absolute paradise.  Here are a few photos from our trip!
{The town of Positano}
{The view from a restaurant we dined at nestled high in the cliffs above Positano}
{The insanely gorgeous turquoise water seen while boating to the town of Amalfi}
{The view from our amazing (albeit a bit scary) morning hike along "The Eye of the Gods" trail}
{Capri, plus a lemon that was nearly the size of my head}

{Boating back to Positano for our last night on the Amalfi Coast}


  1. Um, if you find a way to go will you pack me in your suitcase? K thanks! :)

  2. Molly ~ I so enjoy seeing all the images in your blog postings. And especially this one ... as I told you once before, it is my dream to go there.. sooner than later :) thank you for sharing! Janet Bowman

    1. Hi Janet, great to hear from you! The Amalfi Coast is just gorgeous...I really think you should plan a trip to Capri next year :)

  3. found your blog via designlovefest - how great is the amalfi? total perfection!

  4. Italy, here we come!

  5. Hey that anonymous was your mom!

  6. What hotel did you stay at in Positano?

  7. hi lisa, we stayed at hotel bougainville. i'd definitely recommend splurging for one of the sea view rooms...waking up to the beautiful town of positano below is worth a million bucks!