July 17, 2015

We’ve been popping Prosecco corks and the gelato tastes sweeter than ever as this weekend Espressino Travel’s Tours of the Salento filled the front page of the Travel Section of the Toronto Star, Canada’s biggest-selling newspaper.

 

We’d welcomed writer Jennifer Allford...

February 22, 2015

Ciao amici!

 

We were recently contacted by internationally respected Italy blogger Lora Savor to share a few thoughts on the culinary and cultural wonders of travel in Puglia.

 

Lora and her Savoring Italy blog are as passionate about Italian food and drink as we are. Whi...

December 22, 2014

 

The festive season in Puglia is a magical time. Towns and villages bathed in stunning light displays come alive. Festive Christmas markets pop up in piazze, full of treats and traditions unique to the region and the season. Vivid nativity scenes are constructed with l...

September 10, 2014

September’s Savouring the Salento Tour is in the books! And we couldn’t be happier with our 2014 Puglia Tour.

 

Where do we begin?

The food was fabulous. The wine was delicious. Lecce, relaxed after the August tourism explosion, returned to its serene best. The sun came o...

August 20, 2014

Everyone loves Alberobello. There’s nowhere remotely like it in Puglia, Italy or anywhere else.

 

Visitors arrive in their tens of thousands to see the Zona dei Trulli, a neighbourhood consisting entirely of the conically-roofed homes found only in this particular part o...

August 8, 2014

 

The Espressino Travel team first visited Ostuni seven years ago, and we immediately fell in love with this spectacular yet quiet hill town, while simultaneously we wondered why its stunning piazzas weren’t full of visitors.

 

 

Seven years later, that question has been d...

August 2, 2014

When we were approached by Beautiful Puglia to write a guest blog, it didn’t take long for us to decide what we wanted to focus on.

 

Food. Delicious. Nutritious. Fun. Fabulous food.

 

Everywhere in Puglia there are amazing things to eat. But in the Salento, the area South...

July 30, 2014

We were honoured to be asked by our friends at Browsing Italy to write a guest blog post about the Salento, the corner of Puglia we’ve chosen to base our Italian Food Tours.

 

As we’re always eager to share our enthusiasm about this amazing, but still relatively undiscov...

July 13, 2014

We were recently joined in Lecce by our great friend, the amazing photographer Adam Blasberg. When he wasn’t sipping Negroamaro and searching for the next seafood feast (it was his Italian vacation after all), Adam took the opportunity to unleash his camera and snap so...

April 18, 2014

The travel experts in the New York Times have spoken. And they’re as excited as we are about the unique and spectacular cuisine of Lecce and the Salento.

 

Read all about the art of Cucina Povera and the growing popularity of Puglian Cooking Classes in this story starrin...

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