Category Archives: Puglia

♥ My Italian Journey: We ♥ Puglia! ♥

We ♥ Puglia! “Nothing significant exists under Italy’s sun that is not touched by art. Its food is twice blessed because it is the product of two arts, the art of cooking and the art of eating.” -Marcella Hazan Another … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey: Head Over HeelZ in Puglia! ♥

♥ What is Salento Style? ♥ “I believe that no place could be found where life passes, in its essences, more delightfully than here.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne They say a picture is worth a thousand words so I think I’ll … Continue reading

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♥ My Italian Journey Heads to the Heel: Puglia! ♥

♥ La Dolce Vita Salento Style! ♥ This will be my fifth time visiting Puglia and my fifth small group tour. I’m often asked if I get tired of returning to the same places? And my answer is always, always, … Continue reading

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♥ Here I Go Again! My Next Italian Journey ♥

♦ I Have My “E-Ticket” ♦ “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” – Pico Iyer I remember when an “e-ticket” meant something besides “electronic ticket”! Way, way, way before electronic tickets or pretty … Continue reading

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♦ Puglia PostZ Redux ♦

Back in 2013, when I was anticipating my first trip to and tour in Puglia, I did a lot of research and published a series of posts which I called Puglia PostZ. This series was intended as an introduction to … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #3: Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! This fall (2016) and in 2017 we will once again be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the third in a series of Puglia PostZ which I published … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #5: Wine Tasting in Puglia! Salute!

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! This October and in 2017, we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia again! And you can bet, we’ll be enjoying the fabulous Pugliese wines! This is the fifth in a series of Puglia PostZ … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #2 – Meet Your Hosts!! Victoria and Yle

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! New 2017 Dates! May 26 – June 4 September 22 – October 1 Next spring & fall we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the second … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #4: Let’s Cook with Mamme!

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! Next spring & fall we will once again be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the fourth in a series of Puglia PostZ which I published and am … Continue reading

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Puglia PostZ #8: Let’s Visit Gallipoli, Ostuni & Otranto

Benvenuti! Welcome to Puglia! Next spring & fall  we will be “Kicking Up Our HeelZ” in Puglia, the charming heel of Italy’s boot. This is the eighth in a series of Puglia PostZ which I have been publishing every few … Continue reading

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