Bianca @ Italian Fix

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We consider the villages of Alberobello, Martina Franca and Locorotondo to be among the prettiest pockets of Puglia.

You might have heard of their cutie-pie trulli cones, and wonder: where is Alberobello?

Along with its neighboring timeless towns, it’s set in the sweet, olive-tree-lined Valle D’Itria. An area criss-crossed with tiny roads, country estates and the pastoral scenes of rural Europe.

AKA a one-in-a-million valley that spans old olive groves, cool caves and trippy trulli roofs jutting through the lush landscape.

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plan for fun 2019

Are you pumped about 2019?

The new year always feels like a bright and shiny opportunity for inching out all the goodness the 365 days ahead have to offer.

You might have goals and plans — now that we’re out of the holiday season they’ll hopefully be plans that don’t involve eating an entire bag of Lindt chocolates in one sitting. Or maybe they do — hey, we don’t judge.

But I have a more important mission for you.

Let’s make 2019 the most fun you’ve ever had in your (adult) life.

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Trying to pick the best places to visit in Italy is like being forced to choose your favorite nonna.

It can’t be done, because they can both whip up a mean risotto.

There’s no such thing as “the number one best place to visit in Italy.”

Every spot is steeped in its own special ragu sauce, and calls a different traveler to each place.

Those top 10 lists that rank the best places in Italy are doing it wrong.

What we can do instead: show you our faves (no rankings), and give you the insider intel on exactly when to go, (and when to skip).

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