Tag Archives: Puglia

Winter Storms Blanket Italy in Snow

Snow at Greek Theatre in Taormina, Sicily by @giovannicappuccino Winter has definitely arrived in Italy, and the frigid temperatures and yes, even nevicata, snowfall, has reached the mezzogiorno, as far south as Sicily, even at low altitudes, along the coast. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017 – Some Thoughts

As I look back on 2016, I feel blessed and thankful for so many reasons. First, and most important, I am thankful to have my health, as I realize that others battle with physical and mental health challenges daily. I … Continue reading

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Sunset in Puglia ~ Polignano a Mare

Give me a sunset on the water in Italy and I think I am in Paradise! Last June I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time and capture this dazzling view in the seaside … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened in Italy

I thought it might be time for a little humor, and I have a funny story to tell from my recent trip to Italy. Travel is fun yet flexibility is a necessity. If you can’t be flexible, you may end … Continue reading

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Italy Travel – Photos from Ostuni in Puglia

Città Bianca, or the White City, is the nickname given to the Italian city of Ostuni in the southern region of Puglia. All the buildings in its historic district must be painted white and from a distance  the view of … Continue reading

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Italy Pics

Italy is a photographer’s dream destination. I love to take photos and each time I travel there I take thousands, this time it was 6000. Thanks to digital cameras and smartphones, it’s not so difficult. After I return home, I … Continue reading

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Cats in Italy

Cats seem to be everywhere in Italy. Maybe I just notice them more since most live outside. On my most recent trip to Italy I saw cats in every single town I visited. I must say though, that I do … Continue reading

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A Solo Traveler Goes on a Small Group Tour

From the title of my first book, Memoirs of a Solo Traveler – My Love Affair with Italy, many of you know that I travel solo to Italy and I enjoy the experience. I value the freedom that comes with … Continue reading

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Italian Lifestyle ~ Photo of the Day

Local Italian men  discussing important issues in the early evening in the small Puglia town of Squinzano. What do you think these men are talking about? Did you notice that the women are conspicuously missing? Where are they and what … Continue reading

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The Humorous Side of Solo Travel – Guest Post on Flavours of Italy

I was honored to be asked to guest post recently on the Flavours of Italy Blog and you can read an excerpt here, and click over to the Flavours of Italy blog to read the entire post, titled  The Humorous … Continue reading

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