66 episodes

Welcome to Ciao Bella, where travel writer Erica Firpo sits down with Italy's 21st century creators - contemporary artists and artisans, heritage brands and innovative aesthetes, chefs, experts and more who are defining, redefining and evolving Italy, and beyond. Fashion. Food. Art. Travel. Hotels. Galleries. Pizza. Aperitivi. Coffee. And more. Cocktail conversations and behind-the-scenes visits that will make you want to pack you bags and go! Episodes drop every Monday!

Ciao Bella Erica Firpo

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 40 Ratings

Welcome to Ciao Bella, where travel writer Erica Firpo sits down with Italy's 21st century creators - contemporary artists and artisans, heritage brands and innovative aesthetes, chefs, experts and more who are defining, redefining and evolving Italy, and beyond. Fashion. Food. Art. Travel. Hotels. Galleries. Pizza. Aperitivi. Coffee. And more. Cocktail conversations and behind-the-scenes visits that will make you want to pack you bags and go! Episodes drop every Monday!

    Fast motorcycles, sustainable energy and Energica's Livia Cevolini

    Fast motorcycles, sustainable energy and Energica's Livia Cevolini

    Hot motorcycles and smart women. Livia Cevolini revs up the roads as CEO of Energica and talks with Erica about women in tech.

    https://www.energicamotorusa.com
    www.ciaobella.co
    www.instagram.com/ericafirpo
    www.twitter.com/moscerina

    • 15 min
    Art, NFTs and Alexander Van Glitch

    Art, NFTs and Alexander Van Glitch

    NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens, we've heard all about them but does it mean to an artist?  Erica talks with Alexander Van Glitch, Nano- and glitch artists on how NFTs are nurturing an emerging world of creativity.

    https://makersplace.com/vanglitch/
    www.ciaobella.co

    www.instagram.com/ericafirpo
    www.twitter.com/moscerina

    • 34 min
    Tod's Walter Chiapponi and clothes with culture

    Tod's Walter Chiapponi and clothes with culture

    In this episode, Walter Chiapponi, Creative Director of Tuscany luxury brand Tod's, talks with Erica about endless inspiration, traditional Italian craftsmanship, sustainability and sensibility.

    www.tods.com
    www.ciaobella.co

    www.instagram.com/ericafirpo
    www.twitter.com/moscerina

    • 31 min
    Making good and sustainable fashion with Goooders

    Making good and sustainable fashion with Goooders

    Eva Geraldine Fontanelli aims to make the world as sustainable as possible with her Italy-based, ethical fashion company Goooders. Yep, three Os- find out her story with Erica.

    www.gooders.com
    www.ciaobella.co

    www.instagram.com/ericafirpo
    www.twitter.com/moscerina

    • 31 min
    Susan van Allen's Italy

    Susan van Allen's Italy

    Meet Susan van Allen, author, playwright and living anthology of Italy in America. Susan is the pen behind 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go which means  Erica and Susan have a  lot to talk about. 

    www.susanvanallen.com

    www.ciaobella.co
    www.instagram.com/ericafirpo
    www.twitter.com/moscerina

    • 43 min
    Getting under Rome with Darius Arya and Adriano Morabito

    Getting under Rome with Darius Arya and Adriano Morabito

    Rome is a gorgeous palimpsest of history and no one knows that better than archaeologist Darius Arya and speleologist Adriano Morabito. Darius and Adriano join Erica for an afternoon chat about Rome.

    https://dariusaryadigs.com

    http://www.romasotterranea.it/

    https://ciaobella.co/

    INSTAGRAM: @ericafirpo
    TWITTER:  @moscerina

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

sre you there ,

Great!

Erica—
Look forward to listening to your podcast.
You are full of information and deliver your podcast with great enthusiasm!
Thank you and Ciao Bella

VincentB68 ,

Thank you!

Thanks for making us travel in the Bel Paese, meet fantastic people and feel immersed in the Italian culture.

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Erica knows Italy. Period.

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