February 8, 2016

Amazing news: we've been named as the Boutique Tour Operator of the Year for Puglia in the 2016 Holiday & Tour Specialist Awards by the Luxury Travel Guide!

And to celebrate we’ve announced a new Weeklong Tour: September 24 to October 1, 2016.

It turns out that some of o...

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 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 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 15, 2014

The first thing you need to know about Gallipoli is that it has nothing to do with First World War campaign or the movie starring Mel Gibson. That’s a different Gallipoli (in Turkey). So forget about that.


The second and far more interesting thing you need to know abou...

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 27, 2014

There are many ways of getting to Puglia, but for our guests travelling internationally for their Italian vacation, especially from North America or Down Under, all roads (and flight paths) lead through Rome.


That’s why we spent a few days on a Research Mission in the...

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