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What to sea and where to bathe on the Adriatic Coast in Puglia

What to sea and where to bathe on the Adriatic Coast in Puglia

I went to Castro for the nth timealong the Otranto – Santa Maria di Leuca coastal road in Salento, one of the most beautiful ones in Italy. The serene and sunny day urged me to take various photos and write this mini guide at Castro…

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We will be present at the Vacation Rental World Summit

We will be present at the Vacation Rental World Summit

We will be in Florence for the event focusing on short term rentals for touristic purposes: the Vacation Rental World Summit on the 23rd and 24th September. Summer is coming to an end, but here in Torre Lapillo and in Porto Cesareo September is still…

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We have been featured in Ville & Casali magazine

We have been featured in Ville & Casali magazine

We were contacted by Ville & Casali, in the month of June, for a short interview with Carlos Solito, about the real estate market in Salento, Puglia. The magazine published a reportage on our area in Puglia in which it signaled out many places to…

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Bacino Grande restaurant in Torre Lapillo beach

Bacino Grande restaurant in Torre Lapillo beach

A restaurant that I warmly suggest between Torre Lapillo and Porto Cesareo in Salento is without a doubt the Bacino Grande restaurant. I go there now and again, above all at the beginning of the summer before the height of the proper working season begins….

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Recipe for the Pignata Octopus of Puglia

Recipe for the Pignata Octopus of Puglia

The¬†Pignata Octopus (Purpu a Pignata in local dialect) is a typical recipe in Puglia. The pignata is the terracotta container used for cooking it. Once it was done on the fire, today we have modern cookers and we do it in saucepans. But nothing prohibits…

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How to avoid the traffic on the Ionian Salento coastal road in summer

How to avoid the traffic on the Ionian Salento coastal road in summer

Today’s question was asked by Guido and it’s relative to movements towards the sea in Salento in August: how do I move about? Will I find traffic? Here’s my answer, but before I must explain the opening photo. It’s a photo I took from my…

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Punta Prosciutto in Puglia is among the 29 most beautiful beaches in the world

Punta Prosciutto in Puglia is among the 29 most beautiful beaches in the world

It gives you a pleasant feeling when the most important newspapers and magazines in the world write that your beach is among the most beautiful ones … in the world! It had already happened with the beach where I was born in Torre Lapillo, when…

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Special offers on our houses for rent for June 2017

Special offers on our houses for rent for June 2017

As June 2017 approaches, our first offers on holiday homes on the coast of Puglia are too. We have chosen a number of homes on offer at good prices and if you rent in certain specific periods, we can propose some really advantageous prices compared…

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An iconic recipe of Salento: Ciceri e Tria

An iconic recipe of Salento: Ciceri e Tria

The Salento cuisine from the south of Puglia has very many dishes that recall ancient peasant culinary traditions. One of the most traditional recipies is without doubt Ciceri e tria (fried dough with chickpeas) a real gastronomical must if you find yourselves here in Salento…

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The spring beauty of the countryside in Puglia

The spring beauty of the countryside in Puglia

I love walking in the open air through the countryside, and here in Salento there are fantastic views to be seen in spring time. So much so that even if finding the time to write is getting harder because of the summer season approaching (which…

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