The Salento beaches at Torre San Giovanni, Ugento

A beach to see on the Ionian coast of Puglia

Torre San Giovanni at Ugento marina is fantastic a summer holiday location for those who love the beach and the sea in Salento, Puglia. Kilometres of sandy coast with low dunes and a shallow crystal clear sea that stretches for many metres from the shore. I want to take you to discover this enchanted place. […]

Torre dell’Orso, the most beautiful beach on the Adriatic Puglia

What to sea in Puglia: sandy beaches between Lecce and Otranto

One of the most beautiful beaches in Puglia is the beach of Torre dell’Orso at Melendugno in Salento. It is a bay of almost 1 kilometre with very fine sand, dunes and a pine grove behind the dunes. The sea in this area is limpid and crystal clear thanks to the currents from the Otranto […]

The Waikiki Beach – beach service on the sea of Torre Lapillo

Kiosk bar and rental of parasols and loungers in Salento

Some of my friends have opened an establishment on the beach of Torre Lapillo: The Waikiki Beach, right in the centre of the bay. I will take advantage of my blog to tell you about it: to discover new places and spend a wonderful holiday in Torre Lapillo, in Salento.

Fugu, the place to go for Japanese food in Lecce

Japanese and Thai restaurant in Salento, Puglia

I had been craving some delicious Asian cuisine for some time when the perfect opportunity presented itself right in my home town, Lecce. Where? At the Japanese and Thai restaurant, Fugu. Here are some shots from my dinner with Chiara from In Chiara Veritas, enjoying our Japanese tasting accompanied by an excellent bottle of wine […]

Where to rent your holiday home in Torre Lapillo

From the centre to the lidos: here is where to find your holiday house

If you are booking a holiday home in one of Puglia’s localities, it is better to know beforehand where to rent in order to avoid unpleasant surprises upon arrival. In this article, I will suggest where to rent your holiday home in Torre Lapillo, one of the most beautiful beaches in Salento, which is located […]

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 that you may find useful in case you find yourselves […]

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. Good cuisine and fantastic location. I usually choose fish but […]