FREE Live Workshops for Meaningful & Smarter Travel in Off-the-Beaten-Path Italy

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How to Use Trains + Buses in Italy

How to Connect with Locals Anywhere You Go

10 Easy Ways to Save for Travel

Top 5 Experiences You Can't Miss in Southern Italy 

...AND MORE!

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Save time with our insider knowledge on Italy's lesser-know areas!

GET EXPERT GUIDANCE FROM LOCALS

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Get our expert advice and tips sourced from locals for peace-of-mind that your adventure will be authentic! 

EXPERIENCE MEANINGFUL TRAVEL

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Learn how to have a more meaningful & unique travel experience in Italy​!

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"Your talks are always meaningful and informative. Thank you!"

-Lynda Atwood, New Mexico

How Can These Workshops Help Me?

Overwhelmed by planning your own trip? Want to travel off-the-beaten-path and meet locals but don't know how?

Our mission is to help you experience Italy's far-flung places, fading traditions, and phenomenal nature through genuine connection with locals

We know that planning a unique and authentic trip to a foreign country can be daunting, to say the least. You're probably wasting your weekends lost in the depths of internet forums, reading advice from other non-Italian tourists that came before you. You've spent weeks on it already and still don't know which places to keep and which to cut - not to mention how you'll reach these places once you're in Italy or even how you'll save the money in the first place!

Close your tabs. Pour yourself a glass of wine. We've spent years traveling to the tiniest dots on Italy's map. We've flagged buses and trains and we've walked when we had to. We know the ins and outs of planning a trip that is authentic and meaningful and we want to share it all with you!

Why? Because we think getting off-the-beaten-path helps the world become a place that respects and protects the wisdom held within the roots of its cultures. It lessens the strain on overtouristed destinations and spreads the economic opportunity to smaller communities. It helps keep fading traditions and villages alive! And if we can help with that, well we're all in! Are you?

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About Your Host

Sierra Busch, Italy Expert and Founder of Creative Edge Travel

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Sierra Busch 

If there’s one thing Italy has taught me, it’s that life can be so damn good when you let yourself truly live it. From my first taste of la dolce vita in 2011, I've never stopped exploring its many regions. From the tall mountains in the north to the sunny heel of the boot in the south, I've scoured maps for Italy's hidden secrets, connecting with locals and soaking up the authentic everyday life along the way. This passion led to a career in travel in NYC, where I worked for top agencies and startups, planning luxury vacations for VIP clients. With more attention given to the size of the hotel's bathroom than what lies outside the door, I felt my values did not align and started to dream of a deeper kind of travel. Now my goal is to bring my guests meaningful travel experiences that will forever connect them to the genuine spirit of Italy that so many others miss. All while helping to keep fading traditions and villages alive!

Through the thoughtful curation of Sierra, we were immersed into the beautiful world of Italian culture and making new friends in a foreign country. We could never in a million years planned something like this on our own. Her wealth of connections to locals in Italy is truly remarkable. It seems as though everyone in Italy knows her and loves her! Sierra is a joy to work with and made the whole experience seamless. She is a true professional. Creative Edge is the hidden treasure to plan an Italian trip full of hidden treasures. We can't wait for Sierra to plan our next trip!

-Erin Halper, Custom Trip in Sicily + Puglia

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STEP INTO ITALY AS IF YOU'RE A LOCAL

SMARTER & MORE MEANINGFUL TRAVEL IN OFF-THE-BEATEN-PATH ITALY

Live Workshops Hosted by Italy Expert Sierra Busch

BONUS Freebie Guides for Each Workshop

Recommendations Sourced from Locals

Insider Tips for Stress-Free Travel

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FAR-FLUNG PLACES   |   FADING TRADITIONS   |   PHENOMENAL NATURE