Category Archives: Puglia Beaches

Another Time Another Place

Thanks so much for the kind comments . Those readers that don’t require a daily diet of just Puglia can find me now at: http://thesixtysomethingtraveller.wordpress.com Those that do, well please have a look at it today as I am still … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Cooking, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Arrivati a Cipro

” Is there anyone there ?” said the Traveller in Walter de la Mare’s poem The Listeners and I guess I echo that as I have been off the air for so long but those of you who live on … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Ferries From Bari, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gun Boat Diplomacy

The house we have rented has no internet. The Greek lady owner tells me that without a phone it is still not possible to have the internet. “ Greece is far behind the rest of Europe” she says as I … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Ferries From Bari, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Cooking, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life on the Ocean Waves

Once the monsoonal rains had stopped we left the Hotel Nemo to head out to the dock and into the hands of Grimaldi . Luckily there seemed to be no early morning flights and the first i heard of a … Continue reading

Posted in Brindisi Airport, Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foosball

Renzi our leader has told the head of the EU one Angela Merkel and her poodle the head of the so called independent Central Bank Mario Draghi that he needs 1,000 days to reform Italy. 1,000 days sounds a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Food, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Own King Canute

I reported some time ago that Puglia alongside many other regions this year has had a drop in tourists. June and July are now officially 30% lower in visitor numbers than last year and the spend and duration of stay … Continue reading

Posted in Driving in Italy, Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hold the Presses

Not unfortunately the cry of a newspaper editor with a scoop but the oil presses in the Salento area south of Lecce. It is one of the ideas that has come from yet another conference to discuss the Xylelle outbreak … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment