Tag Archive: Italy

Let’s Dive In!!! The Red Bull Polignano a Mare Diving Competition!

After previous visits to this part of Puglia in the first two years of the World Series in 2009 and 2010, Red Bull Cliff Diving returns to Polignano a Mare in 2015. The… Continue reading

Passion for Pasta

We all know how passionate Italians are about pasta and how particular they are about which pasta shape must go with which sauce (I’m sure they’d be horrified to learn that I often… Continue reading

Land and Sea Evening Market: Torre Guaceto 9-11 August 2015

This Market is in collaboration with the Slowfood movement which promotes biodiversity and sustainable eating. Encouraging producers and local business to grow, fish and eat locally sourced produce. The market is a meeting… Continue reading

Ceglie Messapica Global Food Festival: 8-9 August 2015

From classic Mediterranean to the refinements of the kyotese table and everything in between, this year’s food festival in Ceglie Messapica will take you on a journey around the world! Street food from… Continue reading

Best beaches in Puglia, Italy: Marina di Pescoluse

The beach at Pescoluse, on Italy’s Puglia coast, is known as Marina di Pescoluse and its shallow waters make it perfect for children and inexperienced swimmers. A diverse range of beachgoers are attracted… Continue reading

Everything but the kitchen sink!

Summer is in full swing here to in Puglia and temperatures are rising towards 40°C, humidity is also on the rise and I’m melting! So, there is only one thing for it, the… Continue reading

Boccon di Vino: Wine, Food and Cultural Event, Carovigno 31st July – 2nd August 2015.

Food, wine, culture and music; this annual event has it all! Set in the hilltop town of Carovigno, in the main Piazza near Castle Dentice di Frasso and surrounding streets, is where you’ll… Continue reading

Real Puglian hospitality

Not one to turn down a dinner invitation, I headed to the relatively unknown town of Villa Castelli, in the province of Brindisi, and went to a traditional trattoria, ‘Antichi Sapori’. My good… Continue reading

Divingusto: Wine, Food and Wellness Festival

June 26th – 28th 2015, Masseria Mangiato – Martina Franca (Taranto – Italy) There’s a region in Italy where local wine and food has stood the test of time, and tradition and culture… Continue reading

The Sound of Summer: Cicadas

Summer is officially here! And I’m not just talking about the fact that today is the Summer Solstice but rather that the Cicadas have finally woken up from their secret underground life, having… Continue reading