Jul
30
2015
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I had the pleasure of being invited to a very unique dinner at Restaurant Toqué! a few nights ago. Sponsored by TD Canada, this dinner was available exclusively to the TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege cardholders, who enjoy some exclusive perks like this particular event and similar recent ones that took place at Toronto’s Bosk …

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Jul
10
2015
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Peschici –> Rome 400 kms / 4 hours 15 minutes Dinner: Jardin de Russie Accommodation: Relais Piazza del Popolo :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: I spent my last morning in Puglia on a small boat in the water, admiring the jagged coast and golden beaches of the Adriatic Sea as we zipped by Gargano’s beautiful coast back and forth …

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Jul
8
2015
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Polignano a Mare –> Peschici 250 kms / 4 hours 10 minutes Stops: Andria / Mattinata / Vieste Lunch: Caseificio Asseliti e Da Fato / Dinner: Al Trabucco da Mimi / Snacks: way too many caffè leccesi Accommodation: Il Barone del Mare :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: We’ve been driving around Puglia for the last 6 days, past some …

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Jul
7
2015
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Lecce –> Polignano a mare 140 kms / 2 hours 20 minutes Stops: Ostuni / Cisternino / Alberobello Lunch: Trattoria Bère Vecchie  / Dinner: Angelo Sabatelli Ristorante Accommodation: B&B Relais Del Senatore :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Today started with a caffè leccese (espresso on ice sweetened with almond syrup) and a pasticciotto (a pastry crust filled with pastry …

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Jul
6
2015
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Otranto –> Lecce 50 kms / 1 hour 20 minutes Stops: Torre Dell’Orso / Porto Badisco / Lunch: Bar Da Carlo  / Dinner: Shui wine bar Accommodation: Palazzo Personè Dimora Storica :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: The day started with a visit to the Otranto Cathedral and the 800-year old Tree of Life mosaic that covers the entire floor …

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