In Abruzzo: Arrosticini on the Range

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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This article first appeared in DreamofItaly.com   If you’re a fan of spaghetti westerns, you might recognize the location of Ristoro Mucciante, a barbecue-delipicnic spot on Campo Imperatore in the region of Abruzzo. This is the area Italians call “Little Tibet” because of its similar mountainous terrain, but also because of the geography of spirit that the area invokes. In 1970, Campo Imperatore […]

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Italia in 2018! Who’s in?

Posted: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Category: Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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I spent a college semester in a small town in Italy — and that is where I truly tasted food for the first time. — Alton Brown   Just a quick blast so you can start planning your 2018 Italian adventure with Travel the Write Way! We are planning two tours next year — as […]

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On the Road Island Diner

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 | Category: Travel Stories, Travel Tips

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In Utah: Behind the Zion Curtain — (I can’t take credit)   I apologize for the radio silence. January was a trying month. Some friends rented our places in Sulmona to avoid being in the USofA to witness the events of January 20th and we treated them to an earthquake, a massive snowstorm and a […]

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Southern Italy? Try our “Taste of the Mezzogiorno” tour

Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | Category: Travel Tips

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May 2 – 11, 2017 A fantastic 8-day journey to three select Southern Italian cities We’ll spend three nights in Sulmona for a true taste of Cucina Abruzzese, while we eat and drink from the local bounty, explore medieval hill towns and cook arrosticini on the plain in the shadow of the Gran Sasso.   Then we’ll drive down […]

Traveling the Write Way, Part II

Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016 | Category: On Writing, Travel Tips, Travel Writing

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five-pound note — Edward Lear A word about journaling in poetry With the 2007 publication of the anthology Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad, interest in travel poetry has increased in […]

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