Travel People: Living Authentic Lives, Finding Kindred Spirits, Fulfilling Dreams

S2 E 2: Talking Naples, Pompeii and Beyond with Archeologists and Guides Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto of GrandTourExperience.com

June 21, 2021 Host Cindy McCain
Travel People: Living Authentic Lives, Finding Kindred Spirits, Fulfilling Dreams
S2 E 2: Talking Naples, Pompeii and Beyond with Archeologists and Guides Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto of GrandTourExperience.com
Chapters
0:01
Season 2 Intro
0:21
Episode Intro
2:24
Naples Grand Tour Promotional Video
3:03
Meet Raffaele and Riccardo, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides based in Naples at www.grandtourexperience.com Contact: info@grandtourexperience.com Social Media: YouTube channel: youtube.com/c/naplesgrandtour Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grand.t
4:30
How we met—Airbnb Online Experience Making Spiced Wines
5:40
Walking Tour at Historic Center of Naples— San Domenico Maggiore
8:20
History and Services of GrandTourExperience.com
9:58
Origin of European Grand Tours
11:02
“See Naples and Die.” “In Naples we have the whole world—Greek Origins, Roman, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance.”
11:28
Riccardo on proverb: “When you come to Naples, you cry twice: once when you arrive, and once when you leave.”
11:56
Romantics in Italy—Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley; Dr. Frankenstein was from Naples. Bram Stocker’s Dracula’s tomb found there, too.
12:47
Must-Sees in Naples—Sansevero Chapel and Veiled Christ, Historic Center, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Achealogical Museum of Naples
13:42
Official guides are a must. They show you places you would never see otherwise. *As a solo traveler and educational tour group leader, I recommend you use guides for Naples.
14:00
Pizza born in Naples. Raffaele recommends Da Michele—where Eat, Pray, Love was filmed. http://www.damichele.net/
14:35
Sicily
15:08
Pompeii —Recent Discoveries
17:10
Wines of Pompeii
22:20
Awards—Significance of archeological discoveries
23:50
Herculaneum
24:56
Grand Tour Experience’s Commitment to Reforestation and Sustainability--Book a tour and they plant a tree.
25:48
Life advice
30:29
Episode Links
31:01
Series Outro
Travel People: Living Authentic Lives, Finding Kindred Spirits, Fulfilling Dreams
S2 E 2: Talking Naples, Pompeii and Beyond with Archeologists and Guides Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto of GrandTourExperience.com
Jun 21, 2021
Host Cindy McCain

Take a walk in the Historic Center of Naples with Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides at GrandTourExperience.com.  They share discoveries at Pompeii, wine secrets, their must-sees in Campania, Italy and beyond. You'll understand why Goethe said, "See Naples and Die."

YouTube recording with images and videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxroOqSCJI0&t=944s

Sources: Images courtesy of GrandTourExpereince.com, Google Maps, Creative Commons, Canva
Music: Jazz In Paris - Media Right Productions https://youtu.be/mNLJMTRvyj8

Links to topics below in Chapter Markers:

00:01 Series Season 2 Intro.

00:21 Episode Intro.

02:24 Naples Grand Tour Promotional Video
         
03:03. Meet Raffaele and Riccardo, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides based in Naples at www.grandtourexperience.com
Contact: info@grandtourexperience.com
Social Media:
YouTube channel: youtube.com/c/naplesgrandtour
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grand.tour.experience
https://www.facebook.com/naplesgrandtour
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/grandtourexperiencecommunity
Instagram: @naplesgrandtour and @grand.tour.experience

04:30  How we met—Airbnb Online Experience
           Making Spiced Wines https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1677563

05:40  Walking Tour at Historic Center of Naples— San  Domenico Maggiore
         
06:17 History and Services of GrandTourExperience.com

09:58 Origin of European Grand Tours

11:02 “See Naples and Die.”
          “In Naples we have the whole world—Greek Origins, Roman, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance.”

11:28  Riccardo on proverb: “When you come to Naples, you cry twice: once when you arrive, and once when you leave.”

11:56  Romantics in Italy—Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley; Dr. Frankenstein was from Naples. Bram Stocker’s Dracula’s tomb found there, too.

12:47  Must-Sees in Naples—Sansevero Chapel and Veiled Christ, Historic Center, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Achealogical Museum of Naples

13:42  Official guides are a must. They show you places you would never see otherwise. *As a solo traveler and educational tour group leader, I recommend you use guides for Naples. 

14:00 Pizza born in Naples. Raffaele recommends Da Michele—where Eat, Pray, Love was filmed. http://www.damichele.net/

14:35 Sicily

15:08 Pompeii —Recent Discoveries

17:10 Wines of Pompeii

22:20 Awards—Significance of archeological discoveries

23:50 Herculaneum

24:56  Grand Tour Experience’s Commitment to Reforestation and Sustainability--Book a tour and they plant a tree.

25:48  Live advice

30:29  Episode links

31:01  Series Outro

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Take a walk in the Historic Center of Naples with Raffaele Romano and Riccardo Bilotto, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides at GrandTourExperience.com.  They share discoveries at Pompeii, wine secrets, their must-sees in Campania, Italy and beyond. You'll understand why Goethe said, "See Naples and Die."

YouTube recording with images and videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxroOqSCJI0&t=944s

Sources: Images courtesy of GrandTourExpereince.com, Google Maps, Creative Commons, Canva
Music: Jazz In Paris - Media Right Productions https://youtu.be/mNLJMTRvyj8

Links to topics below in Chapter Markers:

00:01 Series Season 2 Intro.

00:21 Episode Intro.

02:24 Naples Grand Tour Promotional Video
         
03:03. Meet Raffaele and Riccardo, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides based in Naples at www.grandtourexperience.com
Contact: info@grandtourexperience.com
Social Media:
YouTube channel: youtube.com/c/naplesgrandtour
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grand.tour.experience
https://www.facebook.com/naplesgrandtour
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/grandtourexperiencecommunity
Instagram: @naplesgrandtour and @grand.tour.experience

04:30  How we met—Airbnb Online Experience
           Making Spiced Wines https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/1677563

05:40  Walking Tour at Historic Center of Naples— San  Domenico Maggiore
         
06:17 History and Services of GrandTourExperience.com

09:58 Origin of European Grand Tours

11:02 “See Naples and Die.”
          “In Naples we have the whole world—Greek Origins, Roman, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance.”

11:28  Riccardo on proverb: “When you come to Naples, you cry twice: once when you arrive, and once when you leave.”

11:56  Romantics in Italy—Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley; Dr. Frankenstein was from Naples. Bram Stocker’s Dracula’s tomb found there, too.

12:47  Must-Sees in Naples—Sansevero Chapel and Veiled Christ, Historic Center, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Achealogical Museum of Naples

13:42  Official guides are a must. They show you places you would never see otherwise. *As a solo traveler and educational tour group leader, I recommend you use guides for Naples. 

14:00 Pizza born in Naples. Raffaele recommends Da Michele—where Eat, Pray, Love was filmed. http://www.damichele.net/

14:35 Sicily

15:08 Pompeii —Recent Discoveries

17:10 Wines of Pompeii

22:20 Awards—Significance of archeological discoveries

23:50 Herculaneum

24:56  Grand Tour Experience’s Commitment to Reforestation and Sustainability--Book a tour and they plant a tree.

25:48  Live advice

30:29  Episode links

31:01  Series Outro

Season 2 Intro
Episode Intro
Naples Grand Tour Promotional Video
Meet Raffaele and Riccardo, Archeologists and Official Tour Guides based in Naples at www.grandtourexperience.com Contact: info@grandtourexperience.com Social Media: YouTube channel: youtube.com/c/naplesgrandtour Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grand.t
How we met—Airbnb Online Experience Making Spiced Wines
Walking Tour at Historic Center of Naples— San Domenico Maggiore
History and Services of GrandTourExperience.com
Origin of European Grand Tours
“See Naples and Die.” “In Naples we have the whole world—Greek Origins, Roman, Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance.”
Riccardo on proverb: “When you come to Naples, you cry twice: once when you arrive, and once when you leave.”
Romantics in Italy—Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley; Dr. Frankenstein was from Naples. Bram Stocker’s Dracula’s tomb found there, too.
Must-Sees in Naples—Sansevero Chapel and Veiled Christ, Historic Center, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Achealogical Museum of Naples
Official guides are a must. They show you places you would never see otherwise. *As a solo traveler and educational tour group leader, I recommend you use guides for Naples.
Pizza born in Naples. Raffaele recommends Da Michele—where Eat, Pray, Love was filmed. http://www.damichele.net/
Sicily
Pompeii —Recent Discoveries
Wines of Pompeii
Awards—Significance of archeological discoveries
Herculaneum
Grand Tour Experience’s Commitment to Reforestation and Sustainability--Book a tour and they plant a tree.
Life advice
Episode Links
Series Outro