Tag Archives: Food tourism

♥ 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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Countdown to Bon Voyage & Bonjour, Bordeaux!

♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  It’s almost time… in a few weeks I’ll be heading to Bordeaux, France for the first time! ♦ I’m thrilled about this opportunity to experience Bordeaux with its spectacular historic sites, cuisine, wine, châteaux, vineyards…and … Continue reading

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♦ Floating in Luxury with Uniworld…♦

♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Ooolala! In a few short weeks I’ll be arriving in Bordeaux, France, for the very first time. I simply cannot believe that it has been eight (8) years since my last visit to France…mon Dieu, … Continue reading

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♦Let’s Go Shopping at a Supermercato in Italy♦

♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ A Foodie I’m Not But… Although I don’t consider myself a foodie (and certainly wouldn’t call myself a cook!), there’s no question that I love food and love to eat.  If you’ve followed along with … Continue reading

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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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