Entries Tagged as 'Puglia'

Visiting Castel del Monte, Puglia

May 16th, 2012 · 5 Comments

I’ve spent a lot of time in Puglia, but not as much time as I’d like exploring it. One day we decided to drive out and see the famous 13th-century Castel del Monte (Castle of the Mount) perched up on a hill out in the middle of the Puglian countryside, near the city of Andria […]

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Tags: Discovering Italy · Italy · Puglia

Food and sights I’ll miss from summer in Italy

September 20th, 2011 · 12 Comments

This year saying goodbye to summer seems particularly poignant, even though I only took a week + some days off (to head to Hawaii) compared to traditional Italian summers with 3 or so weeks off. The difference is that my job allowed me to work from wherever, so I left muggy Milan early on and […]

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Tags: Food · Italy · Milan · Puglia

A Pugliese wedding in Abruzzo at Castello di Septe

October 4th, 2010 · 8 Comments

If you want to feel like a princess, why not have your reception at a castle? Luckily the ceremony was early enough that when we arrived, we could still enjoy a few hours of daylight around the castle’s grounds and pool. I’ve been to a few weddings where the reception took place in a beautiful […]

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Tags: Food · Italy · Puglia · Wedding

Sights and Flavors of Puglia – Sapori di Puglia

July 23rd, 2010 · 26 Comments

So I have a new job – if you follow me on Twitter, you probably saw this. I am excited and proud to be a part of the Automattic (WordPress.com and more) team! Being location-independent now means that I can do something like wake up at 3:30am on a Saturday morning to drive down to […]

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Tags: Discovering Italy · Italy · Puglia

The Cheapest, Great Gelato with the Longest Line in Italy

November 11th, 2008 · 7 Comments

I’m adding another stop on the Tour del Gelato! If you haven’t checked out some of gelaterias, there are over 40 from all over the world! If you’d like to participate on the Tour del Gelato, just check the directions on the Tour del Gelato blogroll page. Some housekeeping: I’m participating in (Dessert First) Anita […]

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Tags: Blog Event · Food · Gelato · Italy · Puglia · Tour del Gelato