January newsletter- special offers for 2015 holidays

First of all a belated Happy New Year to everyone reading this!  I fully intended to get this newsletter out at least a week ago, but have been very busy with people coming over to look at property to buy. … Continue reading

Tell us your holiday preferences & win one of 4 weekend breaks or 200 other prizes worth 100 -150 euros!

Villa delle Ginestre - sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Villa delle Ginestre – sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

It works like this: Email your answers to the following questions to caroline@personalpuglia.com and we will enter you in our prize draw. There will be two draws – March 31st and April 25th. We will not use your email address for any purpose whatsoever unless you also sign up for our monthly newsletter. Continue reading

June news and summer special offers

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Boat trips

This is the first newsletter  since the April one – apologies to all subscribers but we have been very busy organising all of our planned activities for the summer, and also I have been helping some people to find and buy a house, get quotes for the necessary work and so on. In both cases I have definitely come  up against the less pleasurable aspects of life in the South of Italy, namely  the need to do constant ‘salti mortali’  (death leaps) to overcome layer upon layer of bureaucracy, red tape, and a, shall we say, flexible, attitude to  time keeping or the need to make any decisions whatsoever within a set time frame!

PORTO ghiacciolo sunbedsNo matter, nothing that a quick trip to the beach every so often can’t resolve and some of the lovely visitors whose holidays we have organised in this period have provided definite moments of  light relief! Continue reading

April News

poppy reduced

The weather has been glorious here for the last couple of weeks and it is now warm enough to lie on the beach in a bikini though the water is still very cold. There have been a spate of last minute holiday requests from people desperate to get away from the lousy weather elsewhere but , although some have made it, the flights to Puglia often get more expensive at the last minute, rather than cheaper so, in an ideal world, you want to be booking at least three weeks ahead. Continue reading