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Italy, Tips, Travel

Being in Italy Without Speaking Fluent Italian

Not Speaking Fluent Italian Speaking Italian… as many of you know, one of my goals this year is to learn Italian. My biggest hurdle — me! I have little patience and want to know it all immediately and speak it fluently right away. Gary laughs at me – he knows me well. This post contains affiliate links. Our Italian Journey will receive a small commission from purchases made through links at no extra cost to […]

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Visit Polignano a Mare, Italy and see beautiful turquoise crystal clear water and the beautiful cliffs and caves. ouritalianjourney.com
Italy, One-Year Adventure, Travel

Visiting Polignano a Mare in a Day

Polignano a Mare While staying in Conversano for two months, we took a day trip to Polignano a Mare. What an amazing and beautiful town! The coast around Polignano a Mare is full of more than 70 sea caves, due to the phenomena of sea and wind erosion. As you walk through the streets while following the coastline, there are several panoramic terraces which offer breathtaking views of the beautiful Adriatic Sea and coast. Consequently, […]

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Italy, One-Year Adventure, Travel

Months 5 & 6 | 1-Year Adventure in Italy

Months 5 & 6 Here we are… in Italy for months 5 & 6 and our update! This one-year journey has been incredible so far.  We are learning the language and enjoying being “Italian.” That is, as much as an Italian-Americans can be. There will always be a difference but I feel more connected to this country with citizenship – than without.   This post contains affiliate links. Our Italian Journey will receive a small […]

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Alberobello in Puglia, Italy is a must see. Visit the trulli homes which are so unique. ouritalianjourney.com
Italy, One-Year Adventure, Travel

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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Food, Recipes

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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