Cooking class in Salento: the best villas to organize them

Cooking class in Salento: the best villas to organize them

Cooking classes are funny and interesting activities to do on holiday: some villas of Salento are particularly suitable to host this type of activity. Let’s get to know some them better Everybody likes cooking classes! instructive, dynamic, funny and gourmet activities, they are a way to get to know the local culture, socialize with people who can tell about an area in an original way, as chefs and cooks do.…

The timeless charm of the canopy bed

The timeless charm of the canopy bed

The canopy bed, coming from the old four-poster beds, has always maintained a strong charm, being able to turn a room into something precious, a luxury space, a privilege. Let’s find out why and let’s see the most peculiar modern models of canopy beds, in beautiful villas and restored farmhouses of Salento. Once upon a time, there was the four-poster bed, coming from a simple structure used in the Middle…

The best holiday houses to choose for an autumn vacation

The best holiday houses to choose for an autumn vacation

What are the ideal characteristics of a house that should welcome us in Autumn? Let’s find out together and see some examples that you will surely like. Any trip, no matter if it’s a few days cultural journey, a long relax holiday or a city getaway, there are common characteristics that make it a good trip: the beauty of the places, the welcome and adequacy of the accommodation, the possibility…

A house of precious stones at the extreme tip of Italy.

A house of precious stones at the extreme tip of Italy.

Salento is a land that was able to create real treasures out of its stony and sometimes hostile soil. Let’s see some of them, between architecture and interior design, in a villa in Santa Maria di Leuca. The history of ancient and modern architecture teaches us that each territory must know how to use at best the raw materials donated by the earth and the morphology of the subsoil. Salento…

Puglia: perfect villas for a digital detox

Puglia: perfect villas for a digital detox

Spending a few days (or a few hours a day) away from the network and the devices connecting us. Is it possible? Yes it is. And there are places that make the business much easier. And it’s where we’ll take  you today. What’s a digital detox? A Digital detox is a period of time to spend without electronic devices connected to the Internet, such as computers, smartphones, tablets. This is…

Fortified farms in Puglia: where ancient and modern style meet

Fortified farms in Puglia: where ancient and modern style meet

An Apulian masseria (fortified farm) is by its very nature the holder of history. Let’s find out more about the Apulian masseria fortified farms and let’s see in detail 3 of them, combining all the ancient charm with the most modern arts, architecture and design   What are the South Italy masseria? Let’s start from the name: the word masseria comes from “masserizie”, that is a word used to define…

Panoramic pools over the wonders of Salento

Panoramic pools over the wonders of Salento

What better way to admire and perceive the nature of Salento than from a private swimming pool situated in a panoramic position? Southern Puglia is characterized by its landscape made by a rich vegetation close to a variegated coast. Light green prickly pears and purple spots, dark green olive trees, aromatic and edible bushes add an olfactory note to the visual beauty. Then there are strategic points from which sandy…

Three villas surrounded by the true nature of Salento

Three villas surrounded by the true nature of Salento

Salento offers far beyond the blue of the sea. Natural aromatic and edible plants, olive trees and fruit trees on red soil, prickly pears and small palms, huge specimens of aloe and much more characterize a variegated and beautiful nature. There are places that allow you to appreciate all the spectacular biodiversity of the Salento area and today we’ll take you to three villas, all near the sea or even…

The sea, a pine forest and the historic center of Otranto at your fingertips

The sea, a pine forest and the historic center of Otranto at your fingertips

A house in Otranto with a very peculiar history, which offers everything you could desire from a holiday Often, when looking for an ideal home for your holidays in south Italy you must choose between a seaside villa or the proximity to a historic center. In other cases, especially for families or large groups, large spaces are sought both indoors and outdoors, looking for large gardens and green spaces. Today,…