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This Village in Southern Italy Goes up in Flames Every January

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February 1, 2018

They say that travel is the only thing that makes you richer. While this is true in terms of experience and life lessons, sometimes we do have to skimp and save here and there to afford that flight or those train tickets. This will of course come to fruition when it’s...

January 16, 2018

"But..isn't all gelato good?!" you might ask. Ah...my wee one, you've yet a lot to learn! Yes, I suppose on some level, cold creamy sweetness is always good. But once you taste the real gelato, you won't want to waste a single scoop on "medio...

January 12, 2018

La Notte de I Fanòve, celebrated the night of January 11 in Castellana Grotte. When our friends in Southern Italy started sending us photos of giant flames in the center of their little Pugliese village, we had to get an explanation...

December 21, 2017

On a recent day trip to a village called Anghiari, I fell upon one of those experiences. It was really more like falling upon one of those people in one of those places. In this case, a wood-inlay artisan in a hilly, curve-ridden village with views over a distant valle...

November 15, 2017

Creative Edge Travel is about deeper, authentic connection to off-the-beaten-path towns in Italy. I’m always saying that the people I meet during my travels are what make it really meaningful. When a reader asked me to share more about those I’m meeting along the way,...

October 21, 2017

I am currently on my very first unplanned solo-trip. And I have to say, it is not all rainbows as so many articles and fellow travelers had led me to think.

For one thing, I hadn’t done any research (since when does a travel planner have time to plan her own trip?) and...

October 19, 2017

How to pack for a trip is the most stressful part of travel for some people. Having done a lot of 3-month long trips overseas, I’ve learned a thing or two about organizing your suitcase for stress-free travel. Leave that cute puppy out of your suitcase for example, no...

October 1, 2017

So you finally have some time off and you’re out to make the most of it- congratulations, you’re going on an adventure! If you’ve already cozied up in a coffee shop to start planning your trip, you’ve probably been through the stages of wanderlust and heavenly Instagra...

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