EDITOR’s NOTE: My friend and fellow blogger/travel writer, Orna O’Reilly, is selling her little Shangri-La in the Euganean Hills in the Veneto of northeastern Italy. If you’re interested in living “la dolce vita” among vineyards and olive groves, then this property might be just right for you.

Read Orna’s fab FOR SALE sign below then tell all your friends that you’re moving to Italy!

Orna O'Reilly: Travelling Italy

Euganean Hills l ©ornaoreilly.com

Who would have thought that, just three years into my idyllic new life in Italy, I would already be selling up and moving house!

Having transported myself lock, stock and barrel from the west of Ireland in 2013, to my perfect apartment in the Euganean Hills south of Padova in the Veneto, the last thing I expected was to be moving on so soon.

Euganean Hills l ©ornaoreilly.com

When I arrived in Italy, I had closed down my interior design consultancy in Galway and moved here to write full time. I had been on my own for too many years, my priority having been to raise my children and run my business as profitably as possible. When 2012 dawned, I decided to sell my lovely home on Galway Bay, close my business and move to warmer climes to begin a brand new life. My children were all reared and managing perfectly well without me…

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Written by The Palladian Traveler

Tom traded his hometown St. Louis Cardinals' baseball cap in the United States for a Borsalino and he now hangs his "capello" in the Puglia region of southeastern Italy. A veteran print and broadcast journalist, with well-worn passports that have got him into and out of 50 countries and counting, Tom fell in love with the "Bel Paese" years ago. As he notes, "I'm inspired by the beauty I find in all things that are very, very old, and reliving history, or at least meandering along cobblestone streets that were laid down over a thousand years ago and just looking up and marveling at what occupies the space still today, really gets my 'Vespa' running." Tom has a good eye behind the lens and is a graphic storyteller, but he'll let you decide as he keeps his camera batteries fully charged and the posts flowing from his creative hideaway in the hills overlooking Ostuni. You can also follow his dispatches along the cobblestone via TravelingBoy.com.

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  1. Wish we were 10 years younger! ???

    The Palladian Traveler posted: “My friend and fellow blogger/travel writer, Orna O’Reilly, is selling her little Shangri La in the Euganean Hills in the Veneto of northeastern Italy. If you’re interested in living “la dolce vita” among vineyards and olive groves, then this property migh”

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      1. My heart sings reading these back issues of the blog — I am all caught up … and could not be happier for a wonderful chap and his lovely lass as they wind their way down country roads leaving a trail of corks behind them.

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