Category: Beautiful Puglia

Bari 2021 | Quick Guide

Ignore warnings that Bari Vecchia is a gritty “no-go” area. Extensive regeneration has transformed the area into a vibrant hub for bars and restaurants centred around the piazzas Mercantile and Ferrarese and a fine destination for visitors. All the while the everyday life of its longtime residents continues as it has been and still is. […]

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Torre dell’Orso | quick guide

Overlooked by the ruins of the Torre dell’Orso (the Bear Tower) this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Puglia with its stunning natural rock formations. Beach clubs and lidos run along the length of the beach, frequented by young Italians With soft, white sand, crystal clear sea and its gently undulating dunes dappled […]

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Alberobello 2021 | guide and gallery

Think of Puglia and you will probably picture Alberobello’s trulli – as iconic as Polignano a Mare’s Lama Monachile – and just as likely to grace the cover of the latest edition of The Lonely Planet Guide to Puglia. Although trulli feature across the green and gorgeous Valle d’Itria, Alberobello is the undisputed capital. Drawing a […]

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Puglia’s best destinations you probably haven’t heard of | Grottaglie

Grottaglie is a must visit for design lovers who want to bring home some ceramics. The town has its own ceramic quarter where over 50 artisan potters have studios. Wonderful practical and decorative objects, from inexpensive espresso cups to fabulous lamps and pieces of art are widely available. Check out Enza Fasano Ceramiche for a taste of […]

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Gay Puglia | Pôr do Sol, Baia Verde, Gallipoli

Year on year, Puglia’s reputation as a gay holiday hotspot grows. Salento remains the focus for gay travellers. The beautiful and the “gifted” are found hanging out on the beaches around Gallipoli and nearby Baia Verde. Gallipoli has a well known reputation for being one of Italy’s top gay summer destinations, drawing a cosmopolitan and […]

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Porto Selvaggio, Nardò

Porto Selvaggio is a nature reserve filled with thick, pine forest, covering an area of 1100 hectares in the comune of Nardò. The main beach is Spiaggia della Sorgente | Spiaggia di Porto Selvaggio.  There are a couple of concessions selling refreshments and snacks. Despite the rocky coast it is a busy and popular little beach.

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Puglia | one of Europe’s top 5 gay holiday destinations

Our first hand experience tells us that you’re going to love Puglia in 2021. The salty hot summer and the salty hot Italian men, glistening and dripping in their skimpy speedos are guaranteed to make you thirsty. A long-time favourite of the Italian gay population, Puglia draws a sophisticated international gay crowd all summer long. […]

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Puglia | one of Europe’s top 5 gay holiday destinations for LGBTQ+ travellers

The Nomadic Boys have ranked Puglia as Europe’s 5th best gay holiday destination for LGBTQ+ travellers. With over 135k followers on Instagram and almost 80k followers on Twitter, the Nomadic Boys know their destinations; they are probably the best known LGBTQ+ travel influencers. Main photo | The Nomadic Boys © The Nomadic Boys – taken […]

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Trails of the Unexpected | Alberobello’s Secret Spaces

Think of Puglia and you will probably picture Alberobello’s trulli – as iconic as Polignano a Mare’s Lama Monachile – and just as likely to grace the cover of the latest edition of The Lonely Planet Guide to Puglia. Although trulli feature across the green and gorgeous Valle d’Itria, Alberobello is the undisputed capital. Drawing a […]

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#ILoveGay Travel

We took part in the PinkMedia | #ILoveGay | “Travel Influencer Series”. The project brings together LGBTQ+ bloggers, vloggers and influencers from around the world. “We didn’t start out with the aim of becoming a travel influencer,” said the Big Gay Podcast from Puglia. “Our journey started as a podcast about LGBT life and culture in […]

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