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♥ “When a moon hits your eye…” ♥

“…like a big pizza pie…” ♥ “That’s amore! ♥

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La Dolce Vita–Salento Style–in Puglia!

Puglia! Although this was my third visit to Puglia, I continue to be delighted by its beauty and uniqueness.  The stunning architecture, the rich artistic history and culture, and the marvelous lifestyle.  Let’s take a glimpse at three of her … Continue reading

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What’s the Secret Ingredient in Cucina Povera?

Cucina povera, which can literally be translated as “poor kitchen”, is rich in tradition. With origins primarily in, but certainly not restricted to, southern Italy, cucina povera has humble beginnings rooted in a very simple way of life.

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Let’s Take a Salento Style Stroll…

Shaped by Sun, Sea & Wind! We’ve been taking quite a few walks and strolls visiting some of the towns and neighborhoods of Italy. Today, let’s slow our pace even more and partake in a pleasant stroll, Salento style… “There … Continue reading

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Let’s Stop at a Neighborhood Market…in Gallipoli

Since this week has been about food markets, certainly those local neighborhood markets you encounter in your meanderings certainly deserve a mention. And, for me, this is one of the beauties of so many neighborhoods in Italy; the fact that … 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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Returning to the Heel of Italy’s Boot…Puglia!

We Fell Head Over HeelZ for Puglia Together!! Only a few short weeks ago, more fellow travelers and myself fell in love with Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot! For me, it was my second visit and I was … Continue reading

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Here I Go Again…!!! Italy Calls…

Cercare, gustare, amare la dolce vita…con passione! Seeking, savoring, loving the sweet life…with passion! The irresistible siren’s song of la dolce vita calls! And I answer! Why would I resist returning to Italy?? It’s my heart’s home after all… First, … Continue reading

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We Had the Time of Our Lives in Puglia!! (And YOU Will, Too!)

We Fell Head Over HeelZ in Puglia!! Only a few short weeks ago, 12 wonderful fellow travelers and myself fell in love with Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot! After much anticipation and planning, we all arrived and we … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita is Back from Italy!

Si, I came back! After 40 extraordinary days, 3000 photos and a heart full of memories (and, well, no way am I getting on the scale yet!) I thought I would be sending you posts and updates along the way … Continue reading

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