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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #3 Spending & Shopping, #4 Connecting & Communicating ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #3 Spending & Shopping and #4 Connecting & Communicating ♦  A few tipZ about shopping and supporting the local artisan community, a little savvy about the currency (euros), ATMs, credit cards, and your cellular plan … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #2 Sleeping & Creature Comforts ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #2 Sleeping & Creature Comforts ♦ Choosing and deciding where you stay and those other “creature comforts” can definitely make your travels memorable…but we want them to be pleasant memories! This and many More TipZ … Continue reading

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♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #1 Eating ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #1 Eating – Food Rules ♦ This just happens to be the longest chapter in the book with over 100 tipz! For example… everyone loves Italian food but, did you know that much of the … Continue reading

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♦ Launching into 2018: Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ! ♦

Si! My NEW updated edition of  Victoria’s Travel TipZ Italian Style  is ready for “blast off”! ♦ Italy Travel TipZ Blitz ♦ Join me as I kick off 2018 with a series of posts highlighting TipZ from the 10 Chapters … Continue reading

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Sleeping Around in Santa Barbara…

Yes, I confess, for the past few months I’ve been sleeping around here in Santa Barbara…but, it isn’t what you think!

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We ♥ Puglia! (And YOU Will, Too!)

♥ This fall Cathleen, Jan P., Yvette, Deborah, Jan O., Patricia, Sonia and Joe joined me and my Puglia Partners, Yle & Michele and team for 10 fabulous, fun, delicious days… …and they truly fell “head over heelz” for Puglia, … Continue reading

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♥NEW! Sweetheart Deals for Italy in 2018♥

♥ ANNOUNCING!! ♥ ♥ Early Bird “Sweetheart Deals” for Italy in 2018 ♥ ♦ Puglia ♦ Italian Riviera ♦ Sicily ♦  It’s time to plan your amazing, fabulous, delicious, trip-of-a-lifetime trip to Italy! And I’m here to help! Partnering with … Continue reading

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◊ In Search of Salvo in Sicily! (Montalbano, Of Course!) ◊

Join me as I go hot on the trail of the elusive Inspector Montalbano… It’s no mystery that I am and have been an avid fan of Andrea Camilleri’s engaging Sicilian inspector, Commissario Montalbano, since 2007. Then, while visiting Siracusa … Continue reading

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♦ October = Italian-American Heritage Month ♦

♦ Their Story is My Story ♦ “We all grow up with the weight of history on us.  Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell … Continue reading

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♦ More Bordeaux…Merci, Uniworld ♦

♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ OOOOlala!!  Magnifique! Fantastique! Merveilleux! Délicieux! The past weeks have been …practically indescribable! Starting with a visit to Sauternes… Visiting biodynamic Chateau Guiraud for an informative tasting, then on to Chateau Royal de Cazeneuve where we … Continue reading

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