About Delicious Italy

Delicious Italy was co-founded in 2000 by Philip Curnow and Giuseppina Marcolini and from our Rome base we have been helping independent travelers and visitors discover the unique food, culture and history of the Italian regions. 

Having replied to more than 5000 Italy travel requests, we are happy to say that we are a trusted travel hub not only for leisure visitors, but also companies and media who contact us for ideas and local support (see list below). 

Our aim has always been to discover and communicate local people who are doing great things to help you create a unique vacation or stay in Italy, while always eating well!

Direct Italy Contacts 

All the information contained here based on our own travel experiences as well as personal contacts with regional tourism authorities and other incoming organizations. As well as own travels we have participate in many regional educational tours and blog trips. Our favourites have included: • #Maglianomyway August 2015 • TBnet - Educational Tour Salerno Coast to Coast 2015 • Turismo Torino e Provincia 2015 • TBD Italy 2014 • Cantico Wine Route Educational Tour 2014 • Camilla Monteduro & Bloggers Cooking Contest • Associazione Amici del Festival Paganiniano di Carro • WineTown Florence 2013, 2012 • SIAFT

We actively encourage all our readers to contact directly all the hotels, restaurants, local tour operators etc. featured in the website as you plan your visit. Nevertheless, whether you are planning a visit to Italy or are simply curious to ask a question about Italian food, regional culture and lifestyle, we are more than happy to point you in the right direction. 

Drop us a line via the Contact Form. You can also leave your travel and Italy comments beneath the articles across the website and do share the conversation on the usual social networks.

Giuseppina and Philip - co-founders Delicious Italy

Services for press and media

We also provide original content provision and on the ground local support for the press and media. Our collaborations have included: • Sunday Times Travel Magazine 2017, 2015 • Post Office Holiday App - Motoring on the Continent 'Amalfi Coast' • BlogTalkRadio - How to Tour Italy • Literally PR • Radio Dubai Dubaieye1038 • Optomen Television, UK • AA Publishing, UK • Taste Italia! & Italia! Magazines (Anthem Publishing) • Herbarella Magazine, Zurich • House and Garden • Gourmet Travel Supplement (The Conde Nast Publications Ltd) • BBC Countryfile & BBC Radio 4 • New Statesman Nutrition Supplement • Newsweek International • USA Today • Lonely Planet • Intermezzo Magazine • Irish Times

Ad hoc travel

We can advise companies or businesses seeking a unique travel experience in Italy, from elements in a incentive trip to the building of a unique event with selected partners in the italian regions. Do sound us out. Such collaborations have included :  • Ajinomoto Europe sas, Francia • Lego Nederland B.V. • Double Eventi Roma