Tag Archive: Southern Italy

Ostuni

Ostuni, la Città Bianca (The White City) is an absolute, must go to place if visiting Puglia. Its whitewashed windy streets are reminiscent of many Greek towns because it was once occupied by… Continue reading

Porto Guaceto, Agribeach: Style, serenity and stupendous surroundings

  With so many beautiful beaches to visit in Puglia, how do you choose the right one for you? Well, I guess it all depends what you’re looking for. If you want to… Continue reading

10 Things that indicate summer has arrived in Puglia!

The locals switch from big black puffer jackets to shorts and T-shirts over night.  2. You need to switch on the air-conditioning.  3. The first cicada starts to sing it’s summer mating song.… 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

Pretty Puglia: Sun, Sea, Snow

Generally people come to Puglia for its outstanding natural beauty, crystal clear blue oceans, of which it boasts two; Adriatic and Ionian, fabulous fresh food and unique towns and cities, and of course,… 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

Great British Pub In San Vito Dei Normanni: Old Porter

Stepping through the door of the Old Porter Pub in San Vito Dei Normanni, feels like I’ve been transported back to England! The design and attention to detail is incredible and you truly… Continue reading

Mr BBQ: AKA Michele Iaia

Summer is here and the weather is hot in Puglia. So it’s time to kick back, relax and have some fun with your friends and family. Why not invite them over for a… 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