Category Archives: La Dolce Vita!

I Love Italy! Do you?

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #5 Getting Around ♦

♦ Italy Travel TipZ BlitZ: #5 Getting Around ♦ This is my second longest Chapter and for good reason. Whether it’s on foot, riding the trains, grabbing a taxi or driving, you will have to get around… and getting around … Continue reading

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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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♥ Gelato: Love from Italy ♥

♥ The Gelato Festival Comes to America! ♥ ♥ For several years I have tried (unsuccessfully) to attend a Gelato Festival in Florence, Italy…but several weeks ago, Gelato Festival America came to me!

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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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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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♥ Countdown to Buon Giorno, Italy! (Again!) ♥

Who said 13 isn’t a lucky number? In September, after my time in Bordeaux, France,  I will be on my way to my beloved Italy for the 13th time and, for the 7th time, to the region of Puglia.…

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