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🍷MORE Italian Wine Trails with…The Winefathers!🍷

🍷I found out about The Winefathers from a fellow blogger and friend. When I learned more about it, I knew I wanted to be involved and became a “wine friend”. I’m so pleased to share about this unique effort in … Continue reading

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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. You want to eat, drink, experience and immerse in … Continue reading

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“Cat”ivated by Deruta!

Deruta is another of so many picturesque Italian hill towns. Located in the region of Umbria and province of Perugia in central Italy…

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Made in Umbria: “Fired Up” in Deruta!

I have always loved ceramic ware. I grew up with the vibrant colors and hand painted decorative designs around me and my attraction to and weakness for it has never diminished… It’s even more special when you meet or visit … Continue reading

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Made in Umbria: Preserving the Woof & Warp of a Medieval Tradition

Giuditta Brozzetti Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano An Artisanale Workshop in Perugia In a graceful 14th century convent in the historical center of Perugia, you will find Giuditta Brozzetti. Here Marta Cucchia welcomes visitors to her studio-museum dedicated to hand-woven … Continue reading

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It’s Olive Harvest in Puglia! Shall We Dance?

Ever since I started traveling to the Salento sub-region of Puglia I fell in love with…well, its olive trees. It’s hard to explain until you’ve actually experienced driving through miles and miles of thousands upon thousands of olive trees… as … Continue reading

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Made in Puglia: A Legacy Carved in Stone

One of the many unique features/characteristics of Lecce is its dramatic architecture.  Every where you look–and you must look every where–your gaze will be met with rich Baroque ornamentation. Lecce is often referred to as the “Florence of the South” … Continue reading

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Stringing Together a Legacy in Venice

The People You Meet Along the Way… I became acquainted with Marisa Convento on Twitter! Yes, Twitter. A  fan of Venice and planning a return trip there, I came across Venetian Dreams and Marisa’s bio. Reading about her, I was … Continue reading

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Flipping Through My Italian Notebook…

Italy and la dolce vita have always been a source of inspiration and it was my trip to Italy in June of 2012 that inspired this blogging adventure. It also inspired me to write about some of the many amazing … Continue reading

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