Tag Archives: Food tourism

Let’s Take a Stroll through Genoa’s ”Superb” Market: Mercato Orientale

I’ve been to a lot of local markets—it’s actually one of my favorite things to do in any city I’m visiting – but, I must say that I’ve not seen a market like the marvelous Mercato Orientale. The Mercato Orientale … Continue reading

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🍷Italian Wine Trails & Tales…with Jeff Burrows🍷

🍷This week we’ll be hiking the Italian Wine Trail in Piemonte with Jeff Burrows. Jeff is going to take us “off the beaten track” along the Sentieri and Roero hiking trails in the Langhe. I’m looking forward to another wine … Continue reading

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“Sit. Feast on your life.”

This is a very personal indelible memory dedicated to all of YOU who I have had the joy of sharing a meal or glass of wine with. Thank you for joining me and for being a part of my feast… … Continue reading

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I’m No Foodie But…

♥ I Do Love to Eat! ♥ And enjoying the regional and traditional cuisine wherever I go is, for me, one of the greatest pleasures of traveling and truly living la dolce vita! Now, I’m no where near as adventurous … Continue reading

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Travel Planning 101

Where to start? So many choices! Too many choices? Need advice? Who do you trust? Now that we’re just entering the new year, no doubt it’s time to start thinking seriously (if you haven’t already) about your 2016 travel plans. … 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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Let’s Take a Stroll Through…the Central Market of Florence

After visiting the Uffizi, David, and the Duomo, let’s take a stroll and visit the Central Market of Florence… * * * * * Located in the historic San Lorenzo neighborhood of Florence, Mercato Centrale Firenze opened in spring of … Continue reading

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Enjoying Another Delicious Foodie Day in Rome!

Last spring (2014) I took a fabulous tour of ancient Rome and the coliseum with Walks of Italy. When my plans were going to bring me back to Rome in fall, I contacted them about taking another tour as their … Continue reading

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Rome: A Delicous Walk Through the Testaccio

Exploring Testaccio: My Eating Italy Food Tour in Rome When I returned to Rome this fall (2014), I was the recipient of generous opportunities to experience some of her neighborhoods and sites in greater depth. My first experience was with … Continue reading

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Travel TidBitZ: Cook It & I Will Come!

Today’s Travel TidBitZ: Cook It & I Will Come! Is There a  Better Reason to Travel than to Eat? Not for me! Thank you for joining me this morning!  Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, bite, treat, a small … Continue reading

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