Category Archives: Puglia

♦ Fall in Love with Italy in 2019 and Beyond! ♦

Summer is upon us…fall is around the corner? Those long warm sunny days… And, for me, it means that soon I’ll be packing for Italy…and some of you will be joining me … My plans include the seductive south, Puglia, … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Tip Redux: An Intimate Look at Puglia, A Guest Post

Today’s Guest Post, originally published almost three years ago, is from my lovely friend, tour partner, and Expert contributor to my book, Ylenia Sambati. Yle and I met via fellow Italophiles and the internet over 5 years ago when the … Continue reading

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Grazie, Rose! A Rewarding Review from a 2-Time Guest!

It’s always insightful to view a shared experience through the eyes of someone else. In this case, it’s through the eyes of two time guest, Rose Jensen-Holm (who happens to be the daughter of Paula Jensen-Holm). After our fantastic time … Continue reading

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Grazie, Paula! A Rewarding Review from a 3-Time Guest!

It’s always insightful to view a shared experience through the eyes of someone else. In this case, it’s through the eyes of three time guest, Paula Jensen-Holm (and, in another soon to be published guest post from her daughter, Rose). … Continue reading

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Coffee Break (Italian Style), Anyone?

I love a good cup of coffee! I’ve been a coffee drinker one ever since I can remember. Yes that long! In fact, since grade school, breakfast was a cup of half coffee and half milk (and once in a … Continue reading

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

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy  with Victoria! Here’s #10 and it sums up all of them! The last and BEST reason of all…   Reason #10 – You’ve heard about “la dolce vita” and you want … 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… Reason #8 – You want LOTS of personal contact and attention!

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10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy with Victoria! #7

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy  with Victoria! If you need another reason, here’s #7… Reason #7 – You want an “authentic” experience, not the typical touristy kind.

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10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy with Victoria! #6

10 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Coming to Italy  with Victoria! If you need another reason, here’s #6… Reason #6 – You want to celebrate a “milestone” occasion (birthday? anniversary? retirement?) with a few family members or friends BUT you … Continue reading

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