Tag Archive: Southern Italy

Alberobello in Festive Lights! 5th Dec – 6th Jan

ALBEROBELLO LIGHT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FOR UNITY – LIGHT FOR PEACE Peace and solidarity for the victims of terrorism is the theme of the second Christmas editionn2015/16 Alberobello, December 5th 2015 – January 6th… 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

Vino and Vespas!

Last weekend in Puglia it was ‘Cantine Aperte’ where many of the wineries (Cantine) opened their doors to the public, to showcase their wines. So we thought it would be fun to incorporate… Continue reading

Lido Bianco Beach Parrrrty!

Summer, summer, summertime, Time to sit back and unwind! (….sung in the style of Will Smith!) Lido Bianco Beach opens the summer season in style! Join them for the grand opening party Tuesday… Continue reading

Italians fear of wind and why.

Did you know that the word for Malaria derives from the Medieval Italian term ‘mala aria’ literally meaning, bad air? Perhaps this is why the Italians dislike moving air so much. You will… Continue reading

What an honour and what a view! Brindisi War Memorial Tower

Coming in to land at Brindisi airport, I caught my first glimpse of the impressive War Memorial Tower. It stood tall and proud over the harbour, and I could see the Virgin Mary… Continue reading

Puglian Beaches make Top 10 List!

The Guardian recently posted an article in their newspaper about the lesser known, but spectacular beaches from all over the world, and Torre Lapillo Bay, Puglia, made their Top 10 List! This is… Continue reading

Cooking like a local – Pugliese Style!

Being British we tend to steal recipes from around the world and adapt them according to our taste, thus making many foreign dishes Britishish! (Do you like the way I just created a… Continue reading

Symbolic, Historic and Steeped in Tradition: The Holy Processions of Francavilla Fontana.

One of the most important dates in the Catholic calendar is almost upon us, and in Francavilla Fontana, the rites of the Holy Week are not only symbolic, historic and steeped in tradition,… Continue reading

Le Rezze of San Vito Dei Normanni, Puglia.

The day had arrived, I finally found my dream home in Southern Italy! Full of excitement I decided to explore the town and the community that I had just bought into. Meandering through… Continue reading