Island Wine Industry/Making
Valentina is an awesome well traveled woman who met us at her families vineyard, Pietratorcia. She took us around and gave us a tour of the property. Afterward we got a chance to sit down with her and ask her a few questions about her life and family's business. More...
First person account of early island life
Brigida Manco has lived on Ischia for most of her life and has seen the island transform from an agricultural market place with few roads to a tourist destination for people from all over the world. We talked inside the house she was born in and she would constantly point out landmarks from her window. More. . .
The Arcamone Family has run Ristorante Il Borghetto now for 12 years. I had the honor to sit down with Mimmo and talk about the restaurant business on the island. As we looked over the Gulf Of Naples drinking vino bianco I learned about the passion and work it takes to run a business on Ischia. More. . .
Running a business
Shaun is the Owner of the Paradise Beach Backpackers Hostel in Forio, Ischia, Italy. He love the occasional step aerobics class and is a self proclaimed genius. He spends his days waiting at the bus stop, worrying about the hostels reviews, and entertaining different conspiracy theories. More...