Puglia needs no special introduction. Its sea, the baroque grandeur of Lecce, its olive oil and fresh cheeses: all in the region of Italy’s “heel” calls for attention. Aficionados of the Middle Ages and mystery can explore Castel del Monte, while Gargano is perfect for sea holidays lovers and Alberobello, with the whitewashed walls of its trulli, b...

Puglia, the region of southern Italy in the heel of the boot-shaped country, has been called “the new Tuscany.” Lecce, a Baroque masterpiece of a city built from cream-colored limestone, is often referred to as “the Florence of the South.” It’s not unusual for tourism boards and the travel press to grasp at analogies that bring to mind more familia...

There were several mighty milestones celebrated Sunday inside Our Lady of Grace Church in Johnston. First and foremost, the Pannese Society – which dates back to 1909 and was founded on Providence’s Federal Hill by an Italian immigrant named Giuseppe Anzevino – held its annual Mass and Breakfast Buffet in honor of La Madonna del Bosco, the patrones...

Τhe city of Taranto in Italy, will host the 20th edition of the Mediterranean Games, following the decision taken by the General Assembly of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games which was held in Patras. The Taranto delegation presented its candidacy during the ICMG General Assembly meeting, a day before the opening of the Mediterrane...

“My grandfather had a dream: becoming successful in America. I am part of that dream, and I am part of Giovinazzo, where my father, my grandfather and my grandmother were born.” These aren’t the words of any Italian-American, one that comes back to the motherland during the Summer to find a bit of him or herself and visit what is left of the family...

Some of Italy’s best-known destinations lie beyond its fabled mainland, with islands like Capri and Ischia drawing millions to their photogenic coasts each year. But when you want to escape the throngs and help deal with over-tourism (even two years ago Capri’s mayor told The Telegraph he worried about his island “exploding” from all the visitors),...

La famiglia Conahan Benedetta, Jim e Jessina per la prima volta a Molfetta, nella città dei nonni i coniugi Minervini, emigrati negli anni ‘60 negli States. “Siamo rimasti davvero incantati nel conoscere le bellezze della città dei nostri genitori ”. Grazie alla costante collaborazione con l’associazione Oll Muvi, ai più conosciuta come I Love Molf...

Most travelers visiting Italy have dreams of days filled with pizza, pasta, and gelato. While you should definitely indulge in these well-known treats during your stay in Italy (since they’re the best in the world here), you might also like to broaden your horizons and sample some Italian delicacies that aren’t so common.  From street food to tratt...

When Luigi Rubino established Tenute Rubino in 1999, the idea of producing 1.2 million bottles of wine using estate-grown indigenous grapes annually seemed light-years away. However, fast-forward 20 years and that is exactly what he is doing, along with his wife and business partner Romina Leopardi and their winemaker Luca Petrelli. Rubino’s father...

Summer is here, and there is still time for you to plan a holiday and visit Europe. If you are still wondering about where to go in Europe, and you are considering Italy, Puglia is the answer! The heel of Italy, the eastern gate, the Tuscany of the South, are just three names to talk about the same ancient magical place: Puglia. The easternmost reg...