Author: LuigiMax

Ask BIG | Salento, lu sule, lu mare, lu ientu

We are often asked for travel advice and information by visitors and those planning trips to our region. If you have something to ask to help with planning your holiday to Puglia email us. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram. This one comes via Twitter, from The Wanderer. THE QUESTION: There’s a breeze at […]

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The BIG 2021 Podcast Guide to Polignano a Mare

Think of Puglia and you may well picture Polignano a Mare. It has one of the most iconic views of Puglia, often found on the cover of guide books to our region. Oh, and that song you know, “Volare”… Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.   https://open.spotify.com/episode/6JOV1GHQvShc4or6lhiqrS?si=bE3N6-lIQmmphZ6J8aQBzw

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The BIG 2021 Podcast Guide to Polignano a Mare

Think of Puglia and you may well picture Polignano a Mare. It has one of the most iconic views of Puglia, often found on the cover of guide books to our region. Oh, and that song you know, “Volare”… Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.   https://open.spotify.com/episode/6JOV1GHQvShc4or6lhiqrS?si=bE3N6-lIQmmphZ6J8aQBzw

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Grecale | I muri di casa

Puglia has a rich and ancient musical heritage. The musical legacy of the Salento and its Greek origins are particularly strong (in the Grecia Salentina southern part of Salento ancient Greek is still spoken). This is the pizzica, named after the pizzicata – meaning the woman bitten by the spider. The obsessive rhythm of the taranta […]

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Gay Puglia - the Big Gay Podcast from Puglia. Serving up Puglia’s finest food and destination recommendations. Puglia Pride. Salento Pride.

Puglia’s LGBTQ+ Prides

Salento Pride From Salento Pride 2019. The 2020 event, which was to be held in Brindisi marking a move from Gallipoli where it had taken place since its inception 5 years ago, had to be postponed.   Bari Pride Some of RicchiToni, Puglia’s first LGBTQ+ choir, at Bari Pride 2019. Taranto Pride Sadly, we lost […]

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Ask Big | some general advice for our vacation in Puglia

We are often asked for travel advice and information by visitors and those planning trips to our region. If you have something to ask to help with planning your holiday to Puglia email us. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram. This one comes from Vince, living in West Hollywood, LA. The question: Dear Friend, […]

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Puglia Know How | Eating Out

Food is an integral part of Puglia’s identity. No matter where you are in in our region, good food is easy to find. #WeAreInPuglia #OurPugliaOurHome Come and join us. The best of Puglia on a plate Puglia has become famous internationally for its stunning beaches, rolling olive groves, medieval white towns and wonderful food. Our […]

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New Podcast Episode | Three Weeks in Puglia part 2

Greg and Andrea live in northern Italy, but spent three weeks travelling around our region. In the second of a two part podcast we pick up with them in Santa Maria di Leuca as they head back up the Ionian coast. For part 1 click here. They are effusive in their praise for Puglia and […]

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Gay Puglia - the Big Gay Podcast from Puglia. Serving up Puglia’s finest food and destination recommendations. Italy’s best naturist and gay beaches are in Puglia.

The best of Puglia, chosen by you

Thank you to all those who took part in our “Best of Puglia 2020” Survey. 3,154 votes were cast. Here’s to looking back together on the best of 2020 so we can all look forward to 2021. #WeAreInPuglia. Come and join us. #OurPugliaOurHome. The best of Puglia in a challenging year As the coronavirus spread […]

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Food recommendations for Puglia from the Big Gay Podcast from Puglia

New Podcast Episode | Three Weeks in Puglia

Greg and Andrea live in northern Italy, but spent three weeks travelling around our region. In the first of a two part podcast they take in Gargano, Imperial Puglia, Matera (in the neighbouring region of Basilicata), the Valle d’Itria and end up in Santa Maria di Leuca. They are effusive in their praise for Puglia […]

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