As dusk falls over Cisternino

As dusk falls over Cisternino

I’ve explored many of Puglia’s lovely white-washed towns and villages but the one that had the most impact on me was Cisternino in the Valle D’Itria, Puglia on the south-east coast of Italy. I arrived with a group of friends but decided to wander off...
Celebrating the grape harvest at Locorotondo, Puglia

Celebrating the grape harvest at Locorotondo, Puglia

Squelch, squelch, squelch. Squeals of joy. Stomp, stomp, stomp on the grapes. I can’t help laughing too as I watch the giggling children eagerly treading grapes in two huge barrels in a race to see which team can produce the most juice in the fastest time....
Stalagmites and stalactites and things that go bump in the night!

Stalagmites and stalactites and things that go bump in the night!

Today I would like to take you back to Italy to wander with me through the stunning cave system, Grotte di Castellana in Puglia, Southern Italy. Once all that could be seen of the system was a large hole in the ground that the locals thought the devil lived in but...
Sculptures in light and the art of making ice-cream

Sculptures in light and the art of making ice-cream

While staying at the Borgobianco Resort and Spa in Puglia last month, Laure, from the hotel, was kind enough to show me around the nearby town of Polignano a Mare – first stop – the workshop of Peppino Campanella. On Via Conversano, perched on the cliff...
5 star luxury in Puglia, Southern Italy

5 star luxury in Puglia, Southern Italy

When I was invited to come on a press visit by Borgobianco Resort & Spa, a luxurious hotel in Puglia, I couldn’t believe my luck. While I’d been on numerous photographic assignments this would be my first freelance trip. What a treat! And so when the...

Polignano a Mare

Having just got back today from a wonderful press trip as the guest of Borgobianco Resort and Spa this week’s travel snap is a sneak peek of some forthcoming posts. I’d like to share with you all that I’ve discovered about Puglia, a lesser known...

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