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Charming Hotel La Terra**** in Ostuni, Italy

The four-star Hotel La Terra (Albergo) is a historic building in Ostuni dating back to the Thirteenth Century. Completely renovated with 17 rooms, it is in the historical center of Ostuni. Each room is spacious, decorated in Italian style of the ‘90s

Visit Magnificent Piazza del Duomo in Lecce, Italy

Piazza del Duomo or Duomo Square is arguably Lecce’s most famous sight. If not it’s most famous, definitely one of the most drop-dead gorgeous squares you’ll ever see. This square is the city’s focal point and a Baroque feast. (Not

Charming Palazzo Rollo in Lecce, Italy

Palazzo Rollo has location, location, location. This B&B is a former Palazzo and perfectly located in the heart of Lecce. Palazzo Rollo is almost directly opposite Lecce Cathedral in Piazza Duomo, overlooks its bell tower from the roof and also next

Alitalia Economy A319 Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS)

Alitalia A319 has 3-3 seating across one aisle. Not only does a “Light Fare” not include checked bags but it also does not include seat selection without extra payment. Marine Steve and I were assigned window seats in rows behind each

Learn About Planning a Trip to Italy

International Air? I first begin planning air; usually, the most expensive part of a trip. And spent much time looking at the least expensive flight from Chicago to Rome. I also try to buy Business Class if there’s a reasonable

Happy New Year, 2017

Happy and Healthy New Year, 2017 to all TravelsWithSheila readers and Fellow Travelers. Has anything really changed in the past year other than speeding by faster and faster? I see the same world problems….worries about health, children and grandchildren. I fervently