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Group blogger photo on the scenic drive along the Gargano Coast, Italy

Scenic Italy: A Tour of the Gargano Peninsula in Vintage Cars

Riding around the Gargano in vintage cars, I felt a lot like a girl from one of the James Bond movies…minus Daniel Craig and a bad guy trying to take over the world.  As mentioned previously I took part in a blog trip to Manfredonia, Italy, to experience the popular Carnevale di Manfredonia. In addition […]

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Bloggers in Manfredonia

Getting off the Tourist Trail in Manfredonia, Italy

“Smile…You’re in Manfredonia” is a line the locals say, and I spent my 3-days in Manfredonia, Italy doing just that. Prior to this trip I had visited Italy many times, but only ever the main cities of Rome, Venice, Florence and Milan. You know- the big four. My first reaction when I was invited on […]

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View of Rome

Sightseeing in Rome Through Instagram

I have to say I wasn’t keen on Rome the first time I went there. I felt it was dirty and rather unattractive compared to Venice or Florence. But last summer I went back and I have to say it really grew on me! After exploring the Doge’s Palace in Venice and admiring the Ponte […]

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Burano Venice

The Other Islands of Venice

Before I visited Venice I had no idea that the whole city is actually an archipelago of 118 small islands separated by canals and waterways. Obviously Venice itself is the most popular tourist destination to visit on the Venetian lagoon- it was once of the most powerful capitals in Medieval Europe and today it is […]

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Walks of Italy- Doge's Palace Secret Tour

Doge’s Palace Secret Tour with Walks of Italy

The Doges Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica are two of the most famous attractions in Venice and a must-see on your visit to the city. The Doges Palace was the home of the Doge, as well as Venice’s government, courts and prisons for seven hundred years. Saint Mark’s Basilica was originally the chapel of the […]

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