Tag Archives: Italy

I Love you Trulli

Puglia has lots of small towns, some well-known, others not so much. One day we went to see the famous trulli houses of Alberobello, a UNESCO heritage site. Trulli dwellings are scattered around the nearby area but the greatest concentration … Continue reading

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P is for Puglia

If you think of the heel of Italy’s boot as having a spur, you can (sort of) visualize the Gargano Peninsula. The GP juts into the Adriatic Sea, marking the northern most part of Puglia. We began our exploration of … Continue reading

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When Mexico is Next to Croatia

Just back from the New York Times Travel Show which, although not nearly as grand as it used to be, is still interesting. It’s at the Javits Center, a trip of its own–a lot of new apartment buildings have been … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It for World Nutella Day

Somehow, February 5, National Nutella Day, slipped past my radar.  Nutella, for those who have avoided it either unknowingly or deliberately, is the chocolate/hazelnut spread  created by Pietro Ferrero in the early 1940s when there was very little chocolate available … Continue reading

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Naples with Three P’s

The first P is for Pompeii, a short trip from Naples. I’m  glad I went to Pompeii  before the problems with falling walls and crumbling ruins escalated to where they are now. The site is spectacular, with Vesuvius brooding in … Continue reading

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