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Beauty & the Beach : a Southern Italian Summer Love Story

By | June 26th, 2019|Culture, Food, italy, legends, sea, southern italy, Summer, wine|

Summer arrived quite abruptly in many parts of Italy, with temperatures skyrocketing into the 90sonly in recent weeks after an unseasonably cool, wet spring. Fortunately, a lovely, fresh wind from north is keeping the heat in check and, as locals know, that makes for perfect weather to enjoy the beautiful beaches bordering the Adriatic coastline to the East. […]

Why we love women

By | May 25th, 2019|Culture, Food, italy, southern italy, women|

Why are women important? Anyone could answer the question “Why are women important?” by responding with a host of diverse reasons such as “Women take [...]

Spring in Puglia : Midsummer Food & Rituals in Italy

By | May 7th, 2019|Culture, Food, Summer, Summertime festivals, Traditional recipes|

Spring in Puglia has finally sprung and the meridian sun is starting lighting up the spring beauty of the countryside. Walking through the rural areas [...]

March in Puglia: Carnival  and Easter are in the air

By | February 17th, 2019|Culture, Food|

March in Puglia: Carnival  and Easter are in the air March in Puglia: the days are getting noticeably longer and the winter nip is already [...]

Become an EVOO expert in two minutes flat

By | November 20th, 2018|Food|

EVOO - the Olive Harvest in Puglia The warm sunshine and bright flowers that still grace the cobblestone streets of Southern Puglia are making us [...]

Carnival in Puglia: costumes, caricatures and clever social commentary

By | February 21st, 2018|Culture, Winter|

Carnival in Puglia Costumes, caricatures and clever social commentary Carnival is a popular celebration in many Southern European, Central and South American and Caribbean nations. In [...]

Italian Food: spice up your life with some Pugliese cooking!

By | October 5th, 2017|Food, Traditional recipes|

Italian Food - Pugliese cooking: a culinary journey Hello lovers of Italian food and pugliese cooking, big and small!  Today we offer you a sneak [...]

Puglia: celebs flood the heel of the boot

By | September 14th, 2017|Summer|

Stars flock to Puglia for a one of a kind travel experience July and August were especially high-profile months for Puglia, graced with visits from [...]

Lecce’s Sant’Oronzo Festival, Aug. 24-26th, 2017

By | August 27th, 2017|Summertime festivals|

An authentic, albeit somewhat surprising, cultural experience in Lecce Despite having lived in Lecce for nearly three years now, this weekend I had my [...]

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