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Alberobello, Italy Travel, Unesco World Heritage Site

Vincenzo Prosperi | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel
Vincenzo Prosperi

Alberobello Trulli Alberobello is a small town situated in the region of Puglia (there is LOTS of delicious food there) which is basically located on...

Grabbing Puglia by the Handlebars

Gay Browne | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

Last winter friends invited me to go on a bike trip in Puglia. I admit that until the moment I sent in my deposit, I had never even heard of Puglia. B...

Puglia: Italy's Land of Plenty!

Layne Lieberman | Posted 11.09.2016 | Taste
Layne Lieberman

Otranto by the sea Puglia, the heel of Italy, is one of the most splendid regions in southern Italy, and in my opinion, the world. That's because it ...

Urban Edges and How to Define the Spaces Beyond

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

Today's urbanist may also see a future gondola station, a walkable destination, or the potential for sustaining natural pockets amid the built environment.  But what compels such vision? I'll take a leap of faith here, in order to put a modern gloss on the human imagination that conceived the edge of the earth in Italy, long ago.

15 Gay Places to Go in 2015

Billy Kolber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Billy Kolber

Photo Credits (cc) Flickr The places themselves aren't gay (one of them still criminalizes homosexuality!) but if you are, this is the ultimate guide...

Stay or Run Away?

Christina Pacella | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Christina Pacella

The cultural and moral decay of the Berlusconi "era" had already taken its' toll. In 26 years the number of times my spouse and I considered leaving is countless.

Oh, to Be Easily Amused and Enthused!

Bridget Fonger | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

It was clear that the majority of the wish-filled coins on he fountain floor had been removed for the renovation. But now littering the naked marble floor were obviously the coins thrown in during the night when people weren't around to judge. Probably tourists who weren't going to leave with wishes possibly unfulfilled. I like those tourists. They are probably easily amused, too.

This Italian Town Looks Like It's Out Of A Fairytale

Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

Welcome to Alberobello! This little Italian comune is located in the Bari province of Puglia, Italy. Alberobello is known for its trulli -- limest...

Let's Make Puglia the New Umbria

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

You know how certain regions of certain countries get all the fame and household-word status while others nearby remain obscure? That's how it is with Puglia, the long straight strip that forms Italy's "heel." It has beaches! Ruins! Friendly locals! Award-winning wines!

See Italy With Great Tour Guides

Kathy McCabe | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Kathy McCabe

Italy is so incredibly rich in history, culture, art and gastronomy that it is challenging to take in its many layers without consulting an expert.

A Cyclist's Guide to Puglia

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

The best places to eat and visit while on vacation in Puglia, according to worldly and well-travelled Puglia native and former professional cyclist Antonello Losito.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Southern Italy

Menuism | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste

In which we find ourselves firmly in the land of olive oil and spicy peppers.

Years of the Dog

Benedetta Pignatelli | Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts
Benedetta Pignatelli

Clearly, Antonio Pio Saracino loves to involuntarily "provoke" his fellow Italians.

Where To Stay In Puglia, Italy

Kathy McCabe | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
Kathy McCabe

Since I first visited the region of Puglia, in the heel of Italy on the Adriatic Sea, eight years ago, it has become an increasingly popular destinati...

Where To Go When You've Summered Everywhere | Posted 07.20.2012 | Travel

No one loves a classic summer spot more than we do, but it doesn't hurt to mix things up.

PHOTOS: Preparing For Christmas In Italy

Kathy McCabe | Posted 02.12.2012 | Travel
Kathy McCabe

From the Christmas markets in Alto-Aldige to a 250-person strong live Nativity pageant in Puglia, there are Christmas enchantments and surprises in every corner of Italy.

Rediscovering the Road to the Sustainable City

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 10.16.2011 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

Those of us who write about cities should be students of history and experience, and with some humility listen to scholars and the legacy of urban development from from around the world.

Kick Up Your Heels Down in the South of Italy

Jennifer Ceaser | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel
Jennifer Ceaser

2011-06-20-winepouring.gif Tuscany is known for its wine, Sicily for its food, and the Amalfi Coast for its beaches, but Puglia has all these -- even if few know about it.

A Hunger for More: Fame Festival Opening

Lauren Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Quinn

Fame Festival is a sponsor-free, DIY event, the culmination of an annual series of artist residencies that literally leave their mark on the small Puglian town Grottaglie.