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Liberation Day

Contemplating liberation while podding fava beans on the Festa della Liberazione in Italy.

Contemplating liberation while podding fava beans on the Festa della Liberazione in Italy.

Yesterday was Liberation Day in Italy, so we packed a picnic, grabbed our bikes and set out to celebrate liberation of a very different kind. What’s different about it? For us, liberation is all about what happened when we decided to change our lives and move to Italy. Read more

One Day, Yes; One Day, No

Olive tree pruning the old-fashioned way.

Olive tree pruning the old-fashioned way.

Time is running out to finish olive tree pruning before the summer arrives in Puglia. With the capricious spring we’re experiencing, though, summer feels awfully far away. One day we awake to brilliant blue skies and warm sun on our faces—it’s 70 degrees and we want to go to the beach. The next day, cruel north winds are howling through our hill town’s nooks and crannies, followed by drenching rains that course down the cobblestones like a flash flood. Read more

A Tavola

Wherever you are in Italy, dinner is always a group activity.

It turns out that Italian food is anything but Italian. It is, instead, deeply regional. Unlike most of its European neighbors, Italy was somewhat late to the game of national unification, becoming Italy more or less as we know it today in 1861. Before then, it was divided into many reigns and republics, each with its own administration, currency, language and history. Even now, traditions, dialects and accents, natural and architectural landscapes and, of course, foodways vary greatly from region to region. Read more

The $tingy Sailor

DIY trailerable sailboat restoration and improvement without throwing your budget overboard

Gracefully Global Blog

Where travel adventures never begin with a trip to the local monument.

Italy....and Me

food. italy. wine. books genealogy. travel. wine. get. the. idea?

My Sardinian Life

photography, expat tales and short stories from a wandering waitress

Married to Italy

Big city Texan girl meets small town Italian boy. Chaos ensues.

Zester Daily

Zester Daily

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Not Just Another "Dolce Vita"

A different point of view on travelling, living and loving Italy.

In Puglia and Places

My experiences living in Puglia and other places

Girl in Florence

A Tuscan Texan immersed in Florentine life: passionate about food & wine | random moments | and travel

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Bon Vivant

Life's simple pleasures

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stylishmews

A resource and running commentary on stylish London

Puglia Kitchen

sapori, profumi e visioni culinarie made in puglia

Cantine Menhir

News from Salento... where the sun warms the spirit, water refreshes the mind, food whets the palate, land feeds the soul, and the wine... awakens the passion.

What Katie Ate

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Fearless cooking from a tiny NYC kitchen.

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