• Mangia! Mangia! The Espressino Travel Guide to Eating in the Salento

    If Puglia is Italy’s best food region, then the Salento (the area south of Brindisi) is home to its most distinctive, diverse and delicious local cuisine. For the second year in a row Italians named the Salento as their favourite travel destination in their own country. With good reason. It ...

  • Cartapesta: Lecce’s Artistic Legacy

    Discovering the old tradition of Cartapesta in Lecce with Victoria | #PugliaByMe A craft very unique to Lecce in the Salento region of Puglia is cartapesta, papier-mâché. No, not the papiermâché you did in elementary school… papier-mâché as an art form! In fact, especially here in Lecce you will find many ...

  • Giovinazzo and its charming fishing port

    Hi, I’m Viviana and this is my hometown | #PugliaByMe If you are planning to spend some time in Puglia, my hometown Giovinazzo could be a nice stop to add to your list, while visiting the Bari Land. Located few kilometres North from Bari, Giovinazzo is a charming peninsula surrounded by ...

  • Monopoli: a unique city in Bari Land

    Discovering Monopoli with our local Mary | #PugliaByMe If you decide to come in Puglia, I would highly recommend it! It is one of the most beautiful regions of Italy and you cannot miss the opportunity to visit and spend a few days in the beautiful Monopoli… I’m sure you’ll love ...

  • Puglia from the sky: what a perspective!

    Today we introduce you Antonella Aresta, a multifaceted artist, originally from Bitonto (Bari), who is specializes in Aerial Photography. Antonella impressed us with her beautiful shots that offer a breathtaking view of Puglia and we asked her to tell us how she began this particular adventure. How have you discovered the ...

  • How an American couple came to a new life in Puglia

    We love to connect with locals and visitors to discover that they think and “feel” of Puglia, as they always have such nice stories to tell us. Indeed few months ago we had the pleasure to come across Scott’s blog and read about his story and how he decided to ...

  • Bisceglie: what to do and see

    Bisceglie in pills by Francesco | #PugliaByMe Hello, my name is Francesco Brescia, I’m from Bisceglie and, if I wasn’t from Puglia, I would still choose to come from it! Here some information and tips of the town where I was born, where I live and where I am waiting for ...

  • Conversano, noble city of Bari Land

    Discovering Conversano with Domenico | #PugliaByMe If you ask for information on Conversano to those who live in the neighbourhood, probably the first thing they would tell you is that it’s “the city of the noble” or “the city of the Count”. Not always with cheerful spirit though, but we are ...

  • Manfredonia, gate of Gargano

    Discovering Manfredonia with Giuliana | #PugliaByMe As stated in a famous local song of Carnival.. If you want to have fun, you have to come in Manfredonia! The charming town of Manfredonia is located in the Foggia Province and was founded in 1256 by king Manfredi of Svevia, who planned to turn it ...

  • Santo Spirito, a safe harbour

    I had been told to follow the sea and I started travelling, as a ship. The sea cradled me and the wind was my only mentor. I have crossed so many seas, but at the end, my ship came back to a safe harbour: the one that, just looking at ...

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