Puglia, with its limestone cliffs, golden beaches, karst caves, vineyards, enormous groves of olive trees, and beautiful collection of coastal and hill towns, is one of Italy’s bestroad trip destinations. If you want to go off the beaten path and explore a quieter corner of Italy, put Puglia on yourlist. With some of the most dramatic coastal scene...

The town of Putignano is located in the metropolitan city of Bari, in Apulia, and is among the most interesting places to visit in the Murge area, especially in winter. In particular, the Carnival of Putignano is the most important and prestigious event of this Apulian village. No wonder that Putignano is known among the oldest Carnival celebration...

Rome is the first destination that comes to mind when we think of Italy because it is one of the most famous cities in the world, along with Paris and London. Hidden gems are the lesser-known routes in Italy, including the secret small towns, beautiful villages, and islands that are yet to be discovered by tourists that explore the country every ye...

The Petruzzelli Theater in Bari is the fourth-largest opera house in Italy and one of the most important, with La Scala in Milan, La Fenice in Venice, the Regio in Turin, the San Carlo in Naples and the Massimo in Palermo. The project for the theater was presented by the Petruzzelli brothers, Onofrio and Antonio, to their brother-in-law Angelo Mess...

The 11th edition of Booking.com's Traveller Review Awards honors accommodations in 220 countries and territories for their commitment to consistently excellent service and hospitality throughout the year. Once again this year, Italy leads the ranking with the largest number of facilities awarded, more than 170 thousand. The site has compiled the ra...

On a sunny winter morning, the dog trainer Mario Fortebraccio slowly bends toward a line of potted olive trees and indicates it with his hand. Waiting for that signal, Paco, a three-year-old white Labrador, rushes through the row of plants with his head tilted, sniffing each pot at the root, the rhythm of his inhaling echoing through the greenhouse...

The artist, because he should be defined as such, will be in Ostuni at the first edition of “Allora”, the international Festival of Cinema, Art and Music. Saturday 25th we will attend a masterclass that he will hold with the journalist Silvia Bizio We were invited directly by the stylist Dominic Vacca at the first edition of “Allora”, the internati...

Conversano is a splendid village with a lot of history, culture and natural beauty that rises about 200 meters above sea level on the hills in the southern Murge, in Apulia, in the metropolitan city of Bari. The strategic position of Conversano makes it a tourist destination of great interest, attracting visitors looking for historic villages and n...

Sorrento is a charming small town, perched high above the Mediterranean with sea views that extend from across the Gulf to Naples all the way to Mt. Vesuvius. It will absolutely drop your jaw to the ground the first time you lay eyes on it. It’s located on the Sorrentine Peninsula facing the Bay of Naples, and it’s a great starting point to the gor...

Cartellate, also known in their dialectal version as cartiddhate, are typical Apulian Christmas sweets that can be tasted all year round, especially during Christmas. They are more typical of the Bari area but can be found as far as Salento. In Salento, these sweets are prepared together with another typical Christmas delicacy, the purceddhuzzi. Th...