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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Carbonai Pietro Cruciani prepares to cover the kiln with soil and charcoal ash mixture

There is a place in Italy where things are still done the old way. Where value is measured by the preservation of ancient traditions. Where life is often difficult, but luxuriously...

Sitting Room at Palazzo Donati in Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy. The palace is guaranteed to provide an authentic Italian experience for travelers seeking to avoid hordes of tourists

I scanned the equipment on the table in front of me with more than a little trepidation. Slicers, dicers, chef’s knives, and immersion blenders waited patiently to be placed in the...

The Palazzo D'Accursio (left) on Piazza Maggiore, serves as the Town Hall and Palazzo del Podesta (right) is home to sidewalk cafes where people watching is the main activity

Alessandro greeted me with a huge smile. ” Hello! Welcome to al Bricco D’Oro.” I laughed and smiled back. “How did you know to speak to me in English? I asked....

The Bernina Express Railway is the only train to go up and over the alps rather than through them, negotiating 55 tunnels and 196 bridges during its four-hour journey

“I think I can, I think I can!” The mantra made famous by the children’s book, The Little Engine That Could, ran through my mind as the Bernina Express train climbed...

Ruins of the Roman amphitheater in the center of Saint Oronzo Piazza in Lecce, Italy

For some inexplicable reason, I had long wanted to visit the region of Puglia, Italy. Sometimes I can trace my chosen destinations to a travel article, a recommendation from a fellow...

I cannot cook. More accurately, I don’t cook. As a full-time traveler with no home, cooking skills are rarely necessary. However, with my nine year anniversary of being on the road...

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