Rome may be remarkable and dripping with ancient history and Tuscany is unquestionably sublime, but the less traveled Itria Valley is an almost undiscovered jewel in the heel of Italy’s boot. Located just 10 miles from the Adriatic Sea, 20 miles from the beaches along the Ionian Sea, and just a hop, skip, and a jump from the town of Locorotondo– famous for its circular hilltop town center–an historic and very authentic southern Italian villa can be purchased for just about half a million bucks. PHOTO CREDIT: Viviun
Dubai has claimed its place as a new home to luxury and high-end lifestyles. Its housing market is no different. Here, MainStreet highlights several homes that make American mansions look like dollhouses.