Apulia as a luxury travel destination / Апулия – люксовое туристическое направление

Bora-bora beach

Bora-bora beach

Apulia corresponds to the main trends in luxury travel of 2014, becoming more and more popular as a luxury travel destination.

A desire for authentic experiences has recently become the key motivator for choosing the travel destination. Striving to discover new territories or to rediscover destinations that have been already visited, tourists want to have an active holiday and a close interaction with the local people, nature, culture and traditions. Seeking to be participants and to experience something real and true is one of the top reasons behind their travel choices. And here Apulia is a perfect match. Continue reading

Il Baccante wine shop bar, Gallipoli / Винный бар Il Baccante, Галлиполи

mixed platter

An accidental find while having a walk along the main avenue of Gallipoli, wine bar Il Baccante surprised me with its welcoming atmosphere. In a search of a lovely place, where it is possible to listen to live music and drink a cocktail or a good wine, we came across this wine bar, which immediately gave a nice impression. Its interior is made in winery style, it seemed that we entered a wine cellar, with wooden shelves all full of different kind of wines. There is a bar at the entrance and the tables around and behind it. The atmosphere invites you to relax with the dim lights inside. Continue reading

Wines of Salento / Вина Саленто

salento winesWines of Salento and Apulia are among the best ones in Italy, and as I’ve mentioned here Apulia has been chosen as one of the top ten wine destinations in the world in 2013. And you can feel it immediately when you come to Salento, as you can see so many vineyards everywhere, there is a winery almost in every town of Salento, and also almost every second family produces wine (really good one) at home for their pleasure as a hobby, almost all the masserias have their own wine, and also many restaurants offer homemade wine (vino della casa). Continue reading