Barbara Conelli, is an internationally published bestselling author, seasoned travel writer specializing in Italy, and acclaimed radio hostess. A born nomad and globetrotter fluent in eight languages, Barb is blessed with ample enthusiasm, energy and stamina, and she loves sharing her travel adventures with her readers and listeners. In her charming, delightful and humorous Chique Travel Books filled with Italian passion, Barb invites women to explore Italy from the comfort of their home with elegance, grace and style, encouraging them to live their dolce vita no matter where they are in the world. Her popular, entertaining Chique Travel Show is a juicy live program bubbling with wanderlust, feminine zest and gusto.
An engaging storyteller, Barb has a unique ability to capture the magical atmosphere of the cities she writes about. Through the pages of her books, Barb takes your hand and guides you through the irresistible beauty, captivating secrets, unrepeatable spell and fugitive moments of Italy. She makes them come alive easily and spontaneously, and her writing is like a magic carpet that carries you to Italy and back in the blink of an eye. She introduces you to fascinating places, lifts the shroud of their mysteries, and reveals adorable nooks and crannies off the beaten track where the authentic Italian heart hasn't stopped beating.
As a naturally curious person who loves traveling, meeting new people and discovering their life stories, Barb founded Chique Travel Show, a professional, branded, sought-after radio show for women who love to travel the world and explore the adventurous journeys of life. Barb is an experienced, enthusiastic hostess who infuses radio waves with joy, gleam and glamour.
Barb lives between New York and Milan, and as a real globetrotter, she's always on the move, accompanied by her adorable and very spoiled beagle. To her, writing is like breathing, and she's currently working on her new book.