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One epic journey for an abandoned Puglian puppy

Puglia, like many other Mediterranean countries, has its fair share of abandoned dogs and it’s not uncommon for locals to place a puppy, in need of a good home, outside the gate of… Continue reading

Olive Oil & Mozzarella Tasting

Puglia is one of the largest producers of olive oil in the world and the quality is second to none! At Sant’Oro they strive to be the best, and the awards and accolades… Continue reading

Moving to Italy as a Single Person

When Julia, from Italy Property Guides, asked me if I’d like to take part in her article regarding single people who are thinking of moving to Italy, I was keen to share my… Continue reading

Festive Fun in Puglia: 2017

Pugliese people are just starting to think about Christmas and although there aren’t any festive lights up yet, things are starting to gear up to that Holy day. In fact, only the other… Continue reading

Day of the Dead

We’ve all heard of Halloween and the scary stories surrounding this day which takes place on 31st October. Kids (and some adults!) dress-up in fancy dress costumes, go trick-or-treating, carve lanterns out of pumpkins… Continue reading

High life to paradise: From NYC a place that never sleeps to Puglia, a piccola paradise.

Here’s Martin Markovitz’s account of his life changing decision to move to Puglia. Thanks for sharing your story with Puglian Pleasures Martin. One year ago today, Jeanne and I stepped off the plane… Continue reading

Feeling Festive in Puglia

It’s two weeks before Christmas day and Puglia is starting to ramp up the festive vibe; with twinkling lights adorned outside the town houses and a large modern Christmas tree in every Piazza.… Continue reading

For Sale!!! Black Fashion Coffee Bar

It’s a well known fact that Italians have an infinity for coffee, it’s part of their culture. And now you have the opportunity to become part of that Italian culture, as a very… Continue reading

Cantine Aperte 2016

The last weekend in May is an important date in the calendar for the Italian wine industry as it plays host to Cantine Aperte, the largest wine tourism event of the year.  The… Continue reading

Gallipoli, Puglia’s Scenic Seaside Village

Originally posted on Timeless Italy Travels:
Way down south in the heel of the boot that is Puglia lies the old baroque-inspired seaside village of Gallipoli. Surrounded by the Ionian Sea on the…