My two weeks in Italy. A day in BAROLO

Coming back from two weeks in Italy I have been overwhelmed with housekeeping duties, Italian language classes, my son’s ENGAGMENT (super exciting!!!!), and a nasty cold. I am finally feeling better, I am almost back to my regular schedule and I am looking forward to share highlights of my wonderful trip. There were two main …

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Bagnaia . . . A peaceful corner on the Island of Elba

You have probably heard about Isola d’Elba – the Island of Elba – the third largest island of Italy and the largest of the Tuscan Archipelago. It is covered with lush vegetation and it is considered to be the greenest island of the Mediterranean. Rich in history, the island was most notably Napoleon’s place of …

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Time to announce the winner of my GIVEAWAY!

 ...And the winner is: MEG from the blog Meg Travels . Meg will receive a copy of the book "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia" published by Rizzoli. I hope Meg will enjoy this book as much as I do! I would like to thank everyone who entered. I also would like to send a …

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My First Giveaway! “Masseria the Italian Farmhouse of Puglia”… a Beautiful Book Waiting for You!!!

I am thrilled to announce my very first giveaway!!! Last month, I posted “A cultural evening at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC”, an event to celebrate the publication of  the book  "Masseria - The Italian Farmhouse of Puglia", published by Rizzoli. At the end of that evening, I purchased a copy of the …

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The Italian Island of Sardegna . . . My Paradise

Two weeks ago I was fortunate to spend one week with my husband in the Caribbean Turks and Caicos Islands. While I was there, loving the sun, the soft white sand, and the crystal clear water, I kept thinking how much I miss living close-by the sea. My hometown in Italy, Avellino, was only thirty minute away …

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