This pink-hued Italian villa outside the small town of Diso in Salento was once a tobacco warehouse – and it retains its industrial proportions. Architect Raffaele Centonze revived the 1930s structure for an Italian diplomat and his Vietnamese wife last year, and Il Tabacchificio retains its working heritage as part of its adaptive reuse. Metal and...

Essere diciottenne, non ancora diplomato ma già menzionato come giovane genio della ricerca scientifica? È possibile ed è quello che è accaduto a Giuseppe Bungaro, giovanissimo studente pugliese che, dopo aver vinto l'European Union Contest for Young Scientists (la competizione vede in gara i talenti scientifici europei junior fra i 14 e i 21 anni)...

It seems the month of December is the time of gift giving regardless of your religious affiliation or nationality. This is especially true in the United States, where the image of Santa Claus is emblazoned everywhere since late November. Other countries have their own version of a benevolent older gentleman who gives out gifts in December, usually...

The Minor Basilica of the Holy Cross in Lecce has a whole century of history to tell – a century during which Baroque art flourished and triumphed on the pediment of this beautiful church, essentially built in two separate phases, one in the late 1500s and one in the 1600s. Indeed the church of the Celestine congregation (established in 1248 by her...

As Italy wrestles with how to manage the effects of mass tourism on places like Venice and Florence, a clifftop village in the south of the country has caused controversy by charging visitors to enter its historic centre. Tourists have to pay €5 (£4.40) to enter the cobbled heart of Polignano a Mare, a spectacularly sited village of whitewashed hou...

Saturday, December 1, 2018. 3:00 PM 5:00 PM Caffe Musica (14300 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle) presents visual artist Katherine Wright - Saturday, December 1st 3-5pm, free admission. Please join us for this meet-the-artist event. Enjoy the gorgeous watercolors by this very talented artist which depict scenes from Puglia, Italy. Happy-hour refreshments w...

The Blue economy is the evolution of the green economy and its goal is to eliminate the harmful emissions into the open sea. It encourages the use of new technologies that reduce production costs in each marine sector while respecting the marine environment. Hopefully, more investment in all these economic sectors would result in higher revenues an...

La Puglia è stata al centro della programmazione della Settimana della cucina italiana nel mondo che a Miami, in anticipo rispetto alla programmazione ufficiale, si è svolta dal 12 al 18 novembre. La rassegna è stata articolata in una serie di eventi che hanno spaziato da seminari a masterclass con la chef Cristina Bowerman, da degustazioni di cibi...

As an Italian Enthusiast, my quest has always been to experience authentic Italian culture. If I had the choice to spend an evening at a well-known commercial vineyard in Tuscany for a fancy wine tasting, versus an evening at a local’s apartment in a small Pugliese city where homemade wine is served, I would choose the latter option (at least most...

San Francisco welcomes Puglia’s culinary traditions and one of its best representatives, Chef Cicorella, during the Third Annual Week of Italian Cuisine.The 2018’s edition is possible thanks to the cooperation of Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, the Italian Cultural...