Alberobello in Puglia, Italy is a must see. Visit the trulli homes which are so unique. ouritalianjourney.com
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Our Amazing Day: Alberobello & The Unique Trulli Homes

Alberobello One of the gems of Puglia is the town of Alberobello. Getting to Alberobello is quite easy. You can take the train/bus or drive. Experiencing this town is so amazing, photos don’t really do it justice. Leaving this quaint little town is another story. It is so beautiful you just don’t want to go! You may ask, “What makes Alberobello so special?” The answer is simply – trulli!   This post contains affiliate links. […]

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Artichokes – Plain Not Stuffed!

Artichokes I got this recipe from one of our favorite restaurants in Rome. In Italian and lots of hand gestures, I got the gist of how this was prepared at Cleto’s!   Print Recipe Artichokes – Plain Not Stuffed This is a simple and great way to serve artichokes. I prefer them this way rather than stuffed. Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr Course: Appetizer Servings: 8 people IngredientsExtra Virgin Olive Oil8 cleaned artichokes1/2 […]

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Amazing Secrets of Matera: Historic & Special in 2019

Matera Matera is located in the Basilicata region of Italy. Long ago, people lived in prehistoric caves which were once denounced as a “national shame.” Families were living in them without plumbing or electricity, and with filth and disease into the 1950s. The Sassi (divided into Sasso Caveoso and Sasso Barisano) has some of the oldest inhabited settlements in the world. In fact, archeologists have found artifacts in the caves dating back to the Neolithic […]

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If you are in Parma, Italy this Palazzo is a great place to visit. The theater is made of wood and awesome. ouritalianjourney.com https://ouritalianjourney.com/palazzo-della-pilotta-parma
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, Parma

An Amazing Building – Palazzo Della Pilotta Within the beautiful Palazzo Della Pilotta in Parma, Italy you will actually find four museums. They are The National Gallery, Palatine Library, Museum Bodoni, Archaeological Museum, and the Teatro Farnese. As a result of the number of museums, it is worth your time to allow a few hours to enjoy them all. Our photos really don’t do it justice, truly.   This post contains affiliate links. Our Italian […]

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Selinunte Archaeological Park | Great Day in Sicily

Selinunte While driving from Marsala to Sciacca in Sicily, we decided to stop at Selinunte and see the temples. It was an easy drive and signs directing you were everywhere. The ruins of the city are located in the municipality of Castelvetrano, in the southern part of the province of Trapani. Most noteworthy, Selinunte is the largest archaeological park in Europe and covers about 670 acres and 2,500 years of history.   This post contains […]

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Conversano, Italy in Puglia is a little gem with little tourists, ouritalianjourney.com
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Introducing Conversano in Puglia | A Little Gem

Conversano A place that will always be in our hearts ♥♥ Conversano is a little gem unspoiled by mass tourism and a wonderful place to experience authentic Puglian life. The moment we got off the train, we knew this town was going to be special. This small town is located in the Province of Bari. We used this town as a “home base” for exploring the Puglia region.   This post contains affiliate links. Our […]

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