Tag Archive: Italian Culture

Pizzica in the Piazza: 22nd September 2016

Come and join us for a fabulous evening at Corso Vittorio Veneto, San Michele Salentino for ‘Pizzica in the Piazza’ from 9pm onwards. Summer is drawing to an end but we’re not letting… 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

Summer time in Puglia: Ferragosto

Mid August in Puglia, the population swells as hordes of Northern Italians descend south for their summer holidays. Add all the other holiday makers from other countries into the mix and the once… Continue reading

Rosato at Sundown

There’s nothing quite like watching the sun go down, whilst sipping on a delectable rosato, and sharing that special moment with friends. So what better way to celebrate the opening of the new… Continue reading

Blood, Love and Art: Alfredo Passante

To celebrate 30 years of AVIS in San Vito Dei Normanni, (not the hire car company, but an important blood donating organisation in Italy) a highly acclaimed and hugely talented artist, Alfredo Passante,… Continue reading

Step back in time to relax and unwind: Masseria Cappella

Driving through the Valle D’Itria in Puglia, is always a pleasurable experience but this day was particularly beautiful. The bright blue sky was interspersed with fluffy white clouds, the rolling hills were scattered… Continue reading

Sneaky Peek into Puglia: May 2016

A Spring welcome from sunny Puglia. This month I thought I might introduce you all to the ‘masseria’. If you ever have the opportunity to visit Puglia and take a trip into the… Continue reading

What’s Happening in May 2016

Here’s a few dates for your social calendar! 8th May Ostuni Street Music Festival Location: Ostuni Piazza & Centro Storico Time: 15:30-22:00 Price: Free! For more information, check out their Facebook page. 8th-12th May… Continue reading

Poetic, Passionate Plates of Puglian Cuisine: Masseria Il Frantoio

They say it’s not all about the food and ‘they’ may be right but at Masseria Il Frantoio, located near Ostuni, you will find passion and poetic stories, as Armando Balestrazzi (the owner),… Continue reading

Antichi Sapori: An antiquity of Salento delights

Even on a cold, wintery day in Puglia, with a sprinkling of snow on the ground, there was still a very warm welcome from Antichi Sapori. Where Giusy was keen to welcome us… Continue reading