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Il Rientro

Just one of the many ports of call on our long, intercontinental slog home to Martina Franca.

Just one of the many ports of call on our long, intercontinental slog home to Martina Franca.

Nothing prepares you for the sheer grind of transcontinental travel in the 21st century. Not the other trips you’ve taken before, the vague memory of endless, crushing fatigue or your focus on how wonderful it will all be when you arrive. It’s just a long, dull and especially uncomfortable series of confined spaces, miserable food and too many fellow travelers. Like childbirth, the blessing is that you tend to forget the worst parts by basking in the glow of the wonderful. Read more

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Ready to Launch

Our rosé glass is more than half full on the terrace in Martina Franca.

Our rosé glass is more than half full on the terrace in Martina Franca.

Just about a year ago, we left our home, our stuff and our country to live in Italy and launch a new business. At the time, we didn’t know where it would end. What would the business look like?  How would we navigate the commercial landscape in another culture? Would we get tired of Italy? We were starting from scratch: no business model, no sources, no branding and no internet. Had we totally lost our minds? Read more

Our Ship is Sailing

Pascarosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil tins are filled, tapped, packed and ready to be shipped to the U.S.

Pascarosa Extra Virgin Olive Oil tins are filled, tapped, packed and ready to be shipped to the U.S.

We never thought we’d see the day. For months we’ve been planning for it, attending to endless details along with big decisions. We’ve been exhilarated, anxious, exhausted and mostly optimistic. And now our newly filled, tapped and packed Pascarosa extra virgin olive oil tins sit on pallets at the olive mill awaiting transport to the port of Salerno on the Mediterranean sea near Naples. From Salerno, they’re bound for the kitchens and tables of the United States. It hardly seems possible. 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

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photography, expat tales and short stories from a wandering waitress

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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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.

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