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FYI: Puglia!

  Puglia is a fascinating region to visit, from the Gargano Promontory to the Trulli fanciful world of Alberobello, where you can rent one of the odd, conical structures for your vacation. In the Gargano, visit the old cities of

Matera in Basilicata Gets Hot: European Capital of Culture for 2019

“Jubilation and joy broke out in Matera when the city was selected to be one of the European Capitals of Culture for 2019, beating out fellow Italians on the short list: Cagliari, Lecce, Perugia-Assisi, Siena and Ravenna. Making the announcement

Perfect in Puglia: Five Star Masserias

Lonely Planet: “ Puglia is Italy’s ascendant region, a place where savvy travellers bored or worn down by the crowds of Campania and Tuscany escape for something a bit less frenetic and manicured. Top of the list for prospective newcomers

Fodor’s Restaurant Picks:Taormina

Here are a sampling of restaurants around the classic Sicilian town of Taormina. According to Fodor’s food critics, these 5 eating establishments represent some of the best in Sicilian cuisine. > Bella Blu A: Via Pirandello 28, Taormina,; Tel#: 0942-24239;

‘Covert’ Calabria: “the Caribbean of Europe”

Calabria is a region in Southern Italy. It’s considered the Caribbean of Europe thanks to its pristine beaches, stunning landscape, and rustic charms. Hillside towns, ancient Greek temples and Byzantine churches dot the countryside of Italy’s best kept secret. The

Q.Where is this in Italy?

This coastal town is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy). The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Euphemia connected with the mainland by a

Mega List of 50+ Pizzerias in Campania

There is no better pizza found in Italy than a genuine Neopolitan pizza. But alas, beyond Napoli, there are other exceptional pizzerias throughout the Campania region. Here is a list of 50+ pizzerias… CIRO A SANTA BRIGIDA SANTA BRIGIDA VIA

A&B’s Perfect Puglia + Amalfi Adventure

A&B travel advisors have developed an exceptional private touring experience that takes you to Puglia on the Adriatic coast and then to Positano on the Amalfi Coast. This bi-coastal trip crisscrosses some of the most beautiful and unique landscape in

Cooking & Touring in Bella Abruzzo

Lucia Giugliano runs Italia Sweet Italia, an Italian tour operator based in Abruzzo. Her company offers experiences and creative holidays in Abruzzo, the greenest region in Europe. (Abruzzo is located just 3 hours east of Rome.) Italia Sweet Italia (ISI)

The Mysterious Tyrrhenian island of Ischia

Few places evoke the mythic legacy of the Mediterranean as powerfully as the tiny Tyrrhenian island of Ischia. With its tangles of bougainevilla cascading over parched rocks, lizards darting between slabs of volcanic tufa and cliffs rearing up over indigo

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