December 5, 2014


Of all the beautiful and fascinating towns in Puglia, none have the rich and dramatic history of Otranto. Perched in a natural harbour on the Adriatic Coast, Otranto has witnessed Byzantine and Norman glory days, suffered a brutal Turkish invasion, gave birth to the c...

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 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 25, 2014

The Espressino Travel team took a well-earned break from perfecting our Food Tours in Puglia this past week, accepting an invitation to MurgiAMO, a four-day festival celebrating the food, art and culture of another fabulous area within the heel of the Italian boot: La...

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...

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