Category Archives: Ostuni

♥ Traveling Like a Local with Locals in Puglia (Part 1) ♥

Kicking Up Our Heelz Together in Puglia… Again! Traveling Like a Local with Locals! ♥ La Dolce Vita Salento Style! ♥ It’s so fabulous to be back in Puglia in spring time! It’s hard to believe that this is trip … Continue reading

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♦ Only in Puglia… ♦

“There is no way to talk about this land without being aware one is in a legendary place.” – Roberto Cotraneo Despite her rich centuries old history and diverse cultural heritage (including being conquered and occupied or settled by Saracens, … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: We ♥ Puglia! ♥

We ♥ Puglia! “Nothing significant exists under Italy’s sun that is not touched by art. Its food is twice blessed because it is the product of two arts, the art of cooking and the art of eating.” -Marcella Hazan Another … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Head Over HeelZ in Puglia! ♥

♥ What is Salento Style? ♥ “I believe that no place could be found where life passes, in its essences, more delightfully than here.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne They say a picture is worth a thousand words so I think I’ll … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey Heads to the Heel: Puglia! ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Salento Style! ♥ This will be my fifth time visiting Puglia and my fifth small group tour. I’m often asked if I get tired of returning to the same places? And my answer is always, always, … Continue reading

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♦ Puglia PostZ Redux ♦

Back in 2013, when I was anticipating my first trip to and tour in Puglia, I did a lot of research and published a series of posts which I called Puglia PostZ. This series was intended as an introduction to … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #8: Let’s Visit Gallipoli, Ostuni & Otranto

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! Next spring & fall  we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the eighth in a series of Puglia PostZ which I have been publishing every few … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #9: Andiamo! Let’s Go to Puglia!

Puglia PostZ #9 –  Andiamo! Let’s Go to Puglia!  Next spring & fall we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the 9th in a series of Puglia PostZ which I … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy with Victoria! #9

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy  with Victoria! If you need another reason, here’s #9…

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10 Reasons Why YOU Will LOVE Coming to Italy with Victoria! #8

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy with Victoria! If you need another reason, here’s #8…

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