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Puglia #7: The Salento Seduction Continues!

Can YOU Picture Yourself Here with US?!? Enjoying all things authentic here in the seductive Salento sub-region of Puglia with an exceptional team of expert locals, and staying in a charming restored Masseria and a luxury hotel in the historical … Continue reading

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♦ Only in Sicily… ♦

Surrounded by water, Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and, along with her surrounding islands, Regione Siciliana is the largest region of Italy. As with every island, Sicily is defined by her relationship to the sea and how … Continue reading

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♥ Tire of Taormina? Never! ♥

Taormina is a picturesque hill town hugging the rugged eastern coastline of Sicily. With its steep, narrow passageways and breathtaking vistas, for me, it’s pure magic… The first time I woke up in Taormina, it was almost exactly 10 years … Continue reading

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♦🍊 Chinotto: A Taste for the Unusual 🍊♦

Perhaps, like me, you’ve never heard of chinotto? My introduction was in September when we visited a chinotto plantation in the Savona province of Liguria… Join me, won’t you, and we’ll learn about this unusual fruit together…

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Sculpture Salento Style – Sun, Sea & Wind

Today we will meet a master sculptor from the Salento sub-region of Puglia. Today we will meet Renzo Buttazzo…

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♥ Looking Back…Looking Forward ♥

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to Italy Together in 2016!

You’re Invited to Join Me in Italy! La dolce vita awaits! Affordable, authentic & unique boutique experiences! Perfect for couples, solos, friends, mother & daughters… Small groups (no more than 10 or 12 guests) Travel LIKE a local with local … Continue reading

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A Lucky Day for PostcardZ from Victoria!

And I’m not even Irish! Won’t you listen up and take a look?? Someone is Going to Be On the Air…… and That Someone is Me!!! Yours truly will be on the air & live in the studio of: “Around … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Stroll Through…Lecce’s Marvelous Food Market!

I’m not sure why so much that I write about centers around food (hmmmm…), but I’m especially fond of  visiting Italy’s food markets and the friendly (and hard working) artisans who proudly display and offer their local produce, delicacies, and … Continue reading

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