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Why Puglia, Italy Is Better than Cancun

Why Puglia, Italy Is Better than Cancun

What if I told you that there’s a summer holiday destination better than Cancun… for a fraction of the price?
That somewhere is Puglia, Italy.

Unsalted: A Story of Perugia, the Pope, and Pane

Unsalted: A Story of Perugia, the Pope, and Pane

Is there anything better than bread? I don’t think so. Of course, this begs the question: is there anything worse than unsalted bread? Again, I don’t think so. The other night I made a hearty stew for dinner, a dish that just begs for bread so […]

Italian Food: What It Taught Me About Food and Travel

Italian Food: What It Taught Me About Food and Travel

If you think of yourself as “not really a food person,” it’s probably because you haven’t tried real Italian food. Y’know, in Italy? It’s life-changing.

Sun, Sand, Sea: What to Do in Seaside, Florida

Sun, Sand, Sea: What to Do in Seaside, Florida

Nestled along the Emerald Coast, Seaside is made for walking. Literally. The town was designed with pedestrians in mind, every street leading down to the pristine white sand beaches.

Italian Drinks: A Digestive Love Affair

Italian Drinks: A Digestive Love Affair

First things first, while these Italian drinks are definitely alcoholic and you can get drunk off them, that’s not what they’re for. They’re for digestion. I know, sexy, right?

Host Family Fail: How the Other Half Lives

Host Family Fail: How the Other Half Lives

That month in Puglia, I lived with a rather wealthy host family. I felt like I’d won the host family lottery!

Language Barriers

Language Barriers

They didn’t bother to learn any Spanish… And that plan served them pretty well – right up until they went to Madrid.

Table for One

Treat yourself to good food and people watching, social stigma be damned.