My life in Puglia

Suffolk-based Elaine Falken bought a two-bedroom trullo cottage in Puglia’s Itria Valley area in 2012. She spends two months there every summer as well as a month over Christmas, and she makes the house available to friends and family as well as offering holiday rentals at all other times of the year. What drew her […]

My life in Emilia-Romagna

Tina O’Neill from Cheshire bought a two-bedroom house in the hills south of Modena. For three years she used it as a holiday home, then her love of Italy grew too great and she made a permanent move to Emilia-Romagna in 2014. What drew her to this region in particular? “I’d been to many different […]

My life in Venice…

Linda Little from Sydney, Australia, bought a two-bedroom apartment in the San Polo district of Venice in early 2016. It sits three floors up in a canalside townhouse, in a quiet area close to all the city’s major sights, and Linda gets to enjoy watching gondolas passing beneath her balcony. She and her partner spend […]