Erica Firpo is a Rome-based travel and lifestyle journalist, author, content strategist, and podcast host with a deep passion for words and a curious eye. She contributes to leading print and online publications including Business Insider, Washington Post, Fathom, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and The Guardian, covering travel, art, design, culture, hotels, food and wine. As author, she has penned over a dozen travel books for Fodor’s, Insight Guides and Lonely Planet. Check out her recent work, and find all of her articles on Contently.
Erica’s keen expertise on Italy inspired her to create Ciao Bella digital magazine and podcast. Additionally, Erica enjoys partnering on social media campaigns with brands and entities such as Whirlpool, Italy’s Ministry of Culture and Japanese Tourism Board.For more information, visit her Media Kit.
Magazine and Podcast
Ciao Bella celebrates contemporary Italy in a digital magazine and podcast. Consider Ciao Bella an infinite treasure chest revealing the bel paese’s most captivating people, events and sites, and the best in-the-know spots to sip, chat and chew.
On Ciao Bella podcast sit down for a first person conversation with Italy’s innovative creators including contemporary artists and designers, chefs, experts and more who are evolving today’s Italy. Recent guests include Uffizi Galleries Director Eike Schmidt, Lara Gilmore Bottura, Chef Norbert Niederkofler, and Tod’s Creative Director Walter Chiapponi.