How to Pronounce Cacio e Pepe

Free Things to do in Rome in 3 Days

Looking for some ideas of what things to do in Rome in 3 days? It’s a pretty common timeframe for visiting one of Italy’s top tourist destinations. Our guide includes tips for those traveling on a budget including things to do, best times to visit and tips on transportation. Nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is…

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How Long Olive Trees Live

How Long do Olive Trees Live? You’ll Never Guess!

How long do Olive trees live? Go ahead, take a guess! Although the average life span of an Olive tree is 500 years, Olive trees in Italy, Greece, Lebanon, and Israel are said to be 6,000 years old! See the oldest Olive trees in Sardinia, Italy. How Long Do Olive Trees Live? The University of…

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Eating in Italy Tap Water is Safe to Drink

Can You Drink Tap Water in Italy? Why it’s Safe.

Tap water in Italy is safe to drink despite the growing number of Italians drinking bottled water at home and in restaurants. Insight for travelers on drinking tap vs bottled water for your next trip to Italy from native Italians and an American now living in Italy. Tap water in Italy is indeed safe to…

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Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte, Puglia’s Most Mythical Destination

Perfectly octagonal with an astronomically precise location, see why Castel del Monte is Puglia’s most mythical UNESCO World Heritage Site. Castel del Monte In Andria, Puglia stands a mysterious beauty. A perfectly octagonal castle of gleaming coral crushed stone, limestone, and marble was built in 1240. From a distance, it appears to float in the…

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View from Our Balcony

Where to Stay Vieste, Italy

Residence MareSol is a hidden gem just outside the heart historic of Vieste, Italy with rooms starting at 110€ a night. A look at the property and tales from our stay. Set in a large private park less than two miles from the historic heart of Vieste, Italy sits Residence MareSol with elevated views of…

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Scialara Beach as Seen from Vieste

How to Properly Pronounce Puglia

Puglia as in Puglia, Italy is pronounced poo·lee·uh. Tips for native English speakers for proper Puglia Pronunciation and “gli” Italian word tips for native English speakers? Puglia Pronunciation Considering a trip to Puglia, Italy, and want to make sure you know how to properly pronounce Puglia before you go? Learning to pronounce Puglia correctly is…

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Where to eat in Vieste, Italy Osteria al Duomo Cavatelli with Polpo and Chickpea puree

Where to Eat in Vieste, Italy

Looking for the best restaurant in Vieste, Italy? Our list of where to eat in Vieste includes a romantic Osteria and top Michelin picks. Two restaurants sit side by side on romantic Via Alessandro III. The ever-present ocean breeze makes it distractingly easy to get lost. It doesn’t help that similar tables line this stair-stepped medieval…

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