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August 2018 Waitrose Magazine Viva Italia

Trullo Melograno, nestled in the Puglian countryside, mixes comfort with tradition to enchanting effect.

Trullo Melograno

August 2018 Elle UK Meet Me In...

A stylish waterfront hideaway in north-east Corfu

Clio

July 2018 The Financial Times A Guide to Secret Sicily

Rebecca Rose experiences Sicily's quieter south-west, visiting new villa Angheli

Angheli

July 2018 BA Highlife Alonissos: Far-Flun and Fabulous

BA Highlife features villa KolokhitiBay in its listing of ''eleven essential events, locations and launches to put on your itinerary this summer''

Kolokithi Bay

June 2018 Net-a-porter 5 of the Best Oceanside Villas

Porter's Travel Director, Catherine Fairweather, recommends Ai Faraglioni in Sicily.

Ai Faraglioni

June 2018 Harper's Bazaar Sense Of The Famiglia

I had never believed there might be a holiday out there to keep everyone happy. But it turned out to be a stay in Trullo Pinnacolo

Trullo Pinnacolo

May 2018 Mr. Porter The luxury vacation villas,casbins and pied-à-terre you'll want to call home

Cala D'istria features in the 14 best houses to rent anywhere in the world.

Cala d'Istria

May 2018 The Daily Mail Summer Retreat

Discover Villa Elia and Casina Elia.. two breathtaking hideaways in the Salento region

Villa Elia

May 2018 Vivere Country Italy The history of Masseria D'Estia

The article lays down the restoration history of Masseria D'Estia

Masseria d'Estia

May 2018 House and Garden Greek Islands: The dremiest houses to be cast away this summer

Alati Cove and Madreterra feature in the House and Garden roundup of the most stylish Greek islands villas

Alati Cove

Madreterra

May 2018 Elle Germany Paxos : like a journey back in the sixties

The journalist Melanie Kunze depicts the beauty of Paxos and the stunning panorama of Panayia View

Panayia View

April 2018 The Telegraph La Dolce Vita

The Daily Telegraph features Villa Camilla in Puglia and Palermo as Italy's best new travel destinations.

Villa Camilla

April 2018 Porter Peaceful Paradise

Porter features Kolokithi Bay in its summer issue, describing it as a peaceful paradise with breathtaking views of the east coast of Alonissos.

Kolokithi Bay

April 2018 Condé Nast Traveller Villa Families

From games rooms to peaceful pools, keep everyone entertained

La Prora

April 2018 First Living Top 10: Perfect Mediterranean Hideaways

This month, First Living select the 10 best Mediterranean holidays Villas

Masseria Acquadolce

Trullo Terra Dolce

Akrothea

L'Argentiera

Casa Vera

Cala d'Istria

Alati Cove

Fichimori

Madreterra

Kolokithi Bay

March 2018 House and Garden Getting to know Puglia

Journalist Arta Ghanbari discover the many charms of the region

Trulli Andrea

Kyvos

February 2018 The Sunday Times 50 Hot Villas

Melina feature in the top 50 hot villas with its simple but stylish furniture and its wide panoramic terrace off all three bedrooms.

Melina

February 2018 The Times The best Mediterranean villas in Italy

Don Venerando features in the 50 best Mediterranean villas in Italy by The Times

Don Venerando

February 2018 The Times The best Mediterranean villas in France

A Torra feature in the top 50 best Mediterranean villas in France by The Times

A Torra

February 2018 Absolutely Mama High Design

Modern architecture meet traditional charm at Montaltini, a modernist holiday home in Puglia.

Montaltini

February 2018 Harper's Bazaar The Best Villas

Trullo Pinnacolo features in Harper's Bazaar's list of The Best Villas, part of The Ultimate Travel Guide 2018.

Trullo Pinnacolo

January 2018 Brides Magazine Mini Moons

Brides Magazine features villa Fichimori in Puglia in its article for mini-honeymoons

Fichimori

December 2017 The Evening Standard Puglia on a plate

The Evening Standard takes a tour of Puglia, visiting Puglian towns such as Martina Franca, where writer Dipal Acharya is based for the week in Fichimori.

Fichimori

December 2017 Condé Nast Traveller Dramatic Interlude

"Beneath the big-top act of Mount Etna, Sicily's grandstand city of Catania fades away but still radiates."

December 2017 BA Highlife Travel in 2018

BA Highlife features Ionian Island villas Panayia View and Alati Cove in its listing of 'The Places to Visit' in 2018.

Panayia View

Alati Cove

November 2017 How to spend it - The Financial Times The winter of our content

Financial Times How to Spend It features villa Don Arcangelo all'Olmo, Sicily, in its article for winter holiday destinations.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

September 2017 The Sunday Telegraph They say Puglia is the new Tuscany. It isn't.

Ethereal, haunting and strange, this region at the heel of Italy is unique, says Stephen Bayley.

Villa Eterea

September 2017 Gala Germany Kochgenuss in der villa

Auf einem malerischen Hügel an Siziliens Ostküste, zwischen Catania und Taormina, thront die Villa "Rocca delle Tre Contrade“.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

September 2017 The Sunday Times Phew, the gang's all smiling

Francesca Angelini takes on the role of holiday organiser for five picky pals

Cala Bianca

September 2017 School House Magazine Sweet Sicily

Annabel Heseltine discovers Sicily, an island of honey and happiness.

Ai Faraglioni

September 2017 Série Limitée - Les Echos Sicile, La vie de Guépard

Al Jafar, Villa Tasca and La Favorita in Série Limitéé – Les Échos

Villa Tasca

Al Jafar

La Favorita

September 2017 Waitrose Magazine Retreat Yourself

Jessica Gunn of Waitrose Magazine stays in 'dreamy' Arete in Sicily.

Arete

August 2017 Stylist Discover an unspoilt corner of Sicily

Stylist editor-in-chief Lisa Smosarski falls for south-east Sicily whilst staying at Casa Luza.

Casa Luza

August 2017 Elle UK Rolling in the Isles

Elle's Samuel Muston embarks on an Aegean odyssey of the Sporades islands.

Hibiscus

Jura

August 2017 Arquitectura y Diseno La Belleza Petrea

L'Eclisse in Arquiteçtura y Diseno

L'Eclisse

August 2017 Vogue Deutsch Ferienhaus zu mieten

Katharina Hesedenz von Vogue Deutsch entdeckt villa Cala d'Istria

Cala d'Istria

July 2017 The Financial Times The island with it all

Jo Ellison, fashion editor for the Financial Times travels to Corsica, describing her stay in villa Tamaricciu.

Tamaricciu

July 2017 Elle UK Hot Hotels

This month Elle UK explores Rocca delle Tre Contrade with it's amazing pool, lava floors and 'life-enhancing views'.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

July 2017 Interni INside ARCHITECTURE

Antonella Boisi discovers Mura Mura

Mura Mura

June 2017 Robb Report Robb Report

The 19th-century residence described in Robb Report

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2017 The Evening Standard The London family who built a Greek island home

The Evening Standard discovers Oscar and Sue Tymon journey to build the perfect villa on Meganissi.

Akrothea

June 2017 House and Garden A Ruin with a View

Jennifer Goulding visits Rocca delle Tre Contrade to discover how the owners transformed a beautiful ruined house into an idyllic holiday home.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2017 The Daily Mail From mist-shrouded castles to epic rolling vineyards: Exploring the wild and wonderful west of Sicily

The Daily Mail's Lauren York explores the wild and wonderful west of Sicily whilst staying at Chirchiaro

Chirchiaro

June 2017 MilK Decoration Havre monacal.

MilK Decoration explores architect designed I Lentischi

I Lentischi

June 2017 Traveller's World Buon Mezzogiorno

Villa Eterea

May 2017 The Evening Standard Simple pleasures are what make Sicily so special

Jack Lefley of the Evening Standard discovers the beautiful simplicity of Il Cappero.

Il Cappero

May 2017 The Times Travel Discover the unspoilt beauty of Skopelos

Mick Hume discovers Skopelos whilst staying at the magnificent Maistros.

Maistros

May 2017 Reise aktuell 1001 Nacht auf Sizilien

Reise Aktuell online features Al Jafar, describing the villa's origins, unique features and service options available.

Al Jafar

May 2017 Food & Wine Home away from home

Travel writer and cookbook author Ted Lee heads to Sicily to live (and shop) like the locals and cook in Masseria d'Estia.

Masseria d'Estia

May 2017 BA Highlife The world's best villas

BA Highlife includes Casa Vera in Sicily from The Thinking Traveller in their article for the world's best villas.

Casa Vera

Casa Inga'

April 2017 The Times Travel 50 Secret Beaches in Europe

Alati Cove is included as a place to stay to visit one of Europe's secret Beaches

Alati Cove

April 2017 Country & Town House The Italian Job

Al Jafar

April 2017 Madame A Bigger Splash

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

April 2017 World Travel Magazine Citadels of Luxury

World Travel Magazine featuring Villa Elia, Trulli Andrea and Melitini.

Villa Elia

Trulli Andrea

Melitini

March 2017 The Times How I found the authentic flavours of Sicily

Giles Coren, restaurant critic for The Times, heads to Sicily to discover the local food whilst staying in The Thinking Traveller's villa, Casa Agave.

Casa Agave

March 2017 Reise aktuell Schmuckstück auf Sizilien

Masseria Gargallo

February 2017 Country Living The Art of Living

I Lentischi appears in a picture-driven piece in Country Living.

I Lentischi

February 2017 The Sunday Times 50 villas

The Thinking Traveller's Think Exquisite villa Penio, on the Ionian Island of Lefkada, features in The Sunday Times piece on Europe’s 50 best villas.

Penio

February 2017 Harper's Bazaar Germany Am Ende Europas

Miriam Stein, Editor of Harper's Bazaar Germany, experiences The Thinking Traveller's outstanding service at L'Eclisse, and has a dream holiday.

L'Eclisse

February 2017 Gala Germany Vom Profi lernen

Gala Germany features Skye Gyngell's Cooking Class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its News Life section, describing it as a place to live and cook in style

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

February 2017 Elle Decor Join the Chef's Table

Elle Decor features Skye Gyngell's cooking class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its Escape section.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

January 2017 The Times Travel Skye Gyngell in Sicily

In her piece in the Times on the 50 best holidays in Italy, Annabelle Thorpe chooses the Skye Gyngell cooking class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade, in Sicily.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

January 2017 Harper's Bazaar The World's Greatest Hotels

Trulli Andrea in Puglia features in Harper's Bazaar World's Greatest Hotels of January 2017.

Trulli Andrea

December 2016 The Telegraph The ideal family villa in Sicily: review

This well-equipped family apartment with panoramic roof terrace occupies the top two floors of a seafront townhouse.

Archimede

December 2016 Great British Brands The most outstanding villa holiday you'll ever have

All this is built on The Thinking Traveller's simple mission statement: to hear clients say, 'That was the best holiday we've ever had. We'll be back.'

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

December 2016 Great British Brands The most outstanding villa holiday you'll ever have

All this is built on The Thinking Traveller's simple mission statement: to hear clients say, 'That was the best holiday we've ever had. We'll be back.'

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

December 2016 Vogue Deutsch Ferienhaus zu mieten

The article traces the history of the villa, praising its stunning location and views, and ends by describing the amazing staff and service.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

December 2016 Ville & Casali Wood and stone in Puglia : The perfect combination at Villa Del Faro

Architectural description of Villa Del Faro

Villa del Faro

November 2016 Southbay magazine Picture It

A place of legend and lore, Italy's famous island is much more than the Corleones. History, wine and cuisine set the stage in Sicily.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

La Limonaia

November 2016 Design Boom Montaltini house

Montaltini house project described by its architect Luca Zanaroli

Montaltini

November 2016 DECO Home Sizilianische Weihnacht

Gemeinsam speisen und feiern in ausgefallenem Ambiente.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

November 2016 Olive Magazine Food Mileage

Olive Magazine features Skye Gyngell's cookery class at Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its December 2016 issue.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

November 2016 Sophisticated Living Localized luxuriating

A Sicilian sojourn via villa is an ideal way to become intimately immersed in the Italian island's many charms

Sighilli

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Crossing Together

La Limonaia

Ortensia

Casa Vera

Don Venerando

September 2016 Fort Worth Star Telegram Up from the ashes

On the island of Sicily, life - much like lava - flows around ever-active Mount Etna

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

September 2016 Suitcase Magazine A Sicilian Stay

In 1817, the German writer Goethe raved about Sicily in his book Italian Journey: "To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy"

Baia dei Turchi

L'Olivastro

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

Casa Vera

September 2016 BBC good food Marina O'Loughlin eats Sicily

This month our columnist explores the Etna region of the Italian island, and is enchanted by the dramatic landscapes, frisky rosato wines etc

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

August 2016 Icon Magazine, Welt am Sonntag Sporaden-Reise

Da gibt's schlechtere Ferienaussichten: Blick von der Villa "Maistros" auf das Ägäische Meer.

Maistros

August 2016 Casa International Casa JMG

The Italian architect Luca Zanaroli describes the features of the modern and innovative Montaltini's house.

Montaltini

August 2016 Absolutely Chiswick La Dolce Vita

Helen Baron discovers family-friendly luxury in the Sicilian countryside.

Casa Luza

August 2016 Indulge The Etna Effect

The island of Sicily has plenty of its own charm (and granitas), but it's really all about the volcano.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

July 2016 Fuldaer Zeitung Zeitreise von Cefalu in die Madonie

The Thinking Traveller erzählt die romantische Erfolgsgeschichte eines Paares, das dem Ruf seiner Leidenschaft folgte...

Nettuno

July 2016 News Design List Montaltini in Polignano

Based in the countryside of Polignano a Mare, Montaltini's house project has been described by its Italian architect Luza Zanaroli

Montaltini

July 2016 The Lovage A Visit to La Favorita, Sicilia

Travel and food writer Tarajia Morrell writes about her recent stay at La Favorita.

La Favorita

July 2016 Elle Decor Italia Intorno al Trullo

L'architetto Luca Zanaroli rilegge in chiave contemporanea la tradizionale corte rurale per disegnare un nuovo spazio architettonico.

Montaltini

July 2016 Madame Ferienhaus

Paradies unter Palmen: In der "Villa Priscilla" erlebt man Ferienfreude auf Sizilianisch.

Priscilla

July 2016 Absolutely Mama La Dolce Vita

Helen Baron discovers family-friendly luxury in the Sicilian countryside.

Casa Luza

July 2016 Gardenia A un passo da casa

Circondata da agrumi e arbusti a fiore bianco e blu, si trova a 4 metri dall'abitazione per creare giochi e rimandi di luce, di giorno e di notte.

Ortensia

July 2016 House and Garden Mediterranean Marvels

The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily has it all - from Doric temples and Ancient Greek theatres to stunning views of Mount Etna.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Casa Vera

July 2016 Marie Claire Maison Italia Anima Nobile

In Sicilia, una dimora dell'ottocento. Gentile e riservata, come la coppia aristocratica che ora la abita.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

June 2016 bon appétit The Volcano Lovers

London chef Skye Gyngell gathers friends at a Mediterranean villa for simple seafood, wine from Etna, and an Italian menu you'll want for your own parties.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

June 2016 Miami Herald Sicilian villa embraces history, hominess

I slept in one of Don Arcangelo all'Olmo's bedrooms, floating as if in a dream between Mount Etna and the Ionian Sea.

Sighilli

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Crossing The Rock

La Limonaia

Ortensia

Casa Vera

Don Venerando

June 2016 Travel and Leisure The New World of Vacation Rentals

Whether you want to live like a local for a week or you're traveling with a brood, some trips require an actual home away from home.

Trulli Andrea

Ambelonas

June 2016 CASANTICA L'Abbraccio di una Dea

Un nome mitologico: Estia era la divinità greca protettrice della casa e del focolare.

Masseria d'Estia

June 2016 Niche-Beauty Ciao Apuglia!

Die Salento Halbinsel bildet den Absatz Italiens, hier liegt die Region Apuliens.

L'Argentiera

June 2016 The Independent Trulli delicious: a taste of southern Italy in Puglia

Down in the heel of Italy's boot, Mark O'Flaherty tucks into some of the country's best and least-pretentious cooking

Lo Iazzu

Trullo Rosmarino

June 2016 Jolie Schöne Ferien

Aus diesen Urlaubsdomizilien kann man ganz besondere Souvenirs klauen: Einrichtungsideen für zu Hause

Casina Elia

Jura

Casa Vera

June 2016 The Sunday Times Keys to success

Want space? Freedom? Five-star style at three-star prices? A villa can deliver all this.

Al Profondo Blu

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

Akrothea

Trullo Gaura

Jura

June 2016 AD France Une affaire de famille

Ce palazzo médiéval de la région des Pouilles était un héritage empreint de souvenirs. Ses propriétaires (...) en ont fait un lieu de vie très contemporain

Palazzo Ducale Guarini

June 2016 CASA DECO Eine Villa, die der Natur die Show stiehlt

Diese spektakulär gestaltete Ferienvilla nahe Noto auf Sizilien lässt seine Gäste die Schönheit der Landschaft fast vergessen.

Casa Vera

May 2016 Schweizer Illustrierte Eine Villa auf Sizilien

Chillen im Süden - The Thinking Traveller bietet 180 Villen an.

Baia dei Turchi

May 2016 BUNTE Reise Golfreisen

Villa Masseria Cacatosto

Masseria Cacatosto

May 2016 Harper's Bazaar Germany Auf & Davon

Urige Architektur, Natur von biblischer Kraft und fantastische Küche: Der kreative Jetset zieht nach Apulien um.

Masseria Lamacoppa

May 2016 Ville & Casali Un tesorno di nome "scoglio niuru"

Hiera on the island of Marettimo features in Italian magazine Ville & Casali

Hiera

April 2016 annabelle Reisen News

"Die meisten Leute planen ihre Ferien besser als ihr Leben"

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

April 2016 The Evening Standard Where history comes alive

As the British Museum's exhibition on Sicily opens, Jonathan Lorie finds Italy's southern outpost can connect with all the family

Casa Luza

April 2016 Elle Decor US Romantic villas perfect for a wedding or honeymoon

When you want a backyard wedding and don't have a backyard, here's where to go.

Casa Romigi

April 2016 How to spend it - The Financial Times travelista

The Thinking Traveller has expanded its reach to the Greek Sporades islands.

Jura

April 2016 DECO Home Was darf's sein?

Ein Ort, an dem Flamingos und Meeresschildkröten regelmäßig einkehren, kann niemals eine schlechte Wahl sein.

Sighilli

Trulli Andrea

Masseria d'Estia

April 2016 Elle Decor Italia Letture Siciliane

ELLE DECOR Italia dedicates a 12-page article to Casa Vera.

Casa Vera

April 2016 Reise aktuell Design mit Ausblick

Die "The Thinking Traveller"-Familie, die exklusive Anwesen in atemberaubender Lage vermietet, hat Zuwachs bekommen: die Villa Casa Vera in Sizilien.

Casa Vera

April 2016 Woman & Home Best villas in Italy...

Best villas in Italy for special occasions.

Villa Blanca

Jura

March 2016 AD Germany Schatten-Plätzchen

Urlaubsziel Sizilien? Begleiten Sie AD auf die größte Insel Italiens in die "Masseria d'Estia", eine honigfarbene Ferienvilla, die glücklich macht.

Masseria d'Estia

March 2016 Vogue Germany Wohnträume auf Zeit

Ferienhaus zu mieten - Sizilien

Sighilli

March 2016 Destination I Do Honeymoon Hideaways | Italy: Think Puglia

If you are looking to celebrate your engagement, intimate wedding, honeymoon, or just a romantic getaway, think Puglia.

Villa Blanca

Palazzo Ducale Guarini

Trullo Terra Dolce

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

Trullo Rosmarino

L'Argentiera

March 2016 VANTAGE Under the Terracotta Sun

Lauren Romano explores the rustic charms of western Sicily, complete with hot-tempered drivers, rugged coastline and exquisite cuisine.

Al Jafar

March 2016 Robb Report La Dolce Villa

Whether atop a craggy Capriote cliff or amid the vineyards, an Italian villa vacation is on the bucket list of just about every traveller.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

Masseria Costanza

March 2016 Wohnrevue Stillvoll entspannen

The Thinking Traveller hat ein neues, attraktives Ferienhaus zum Mieten im Programm: die Casa Vera.

Casa Vera

February 2016 The Daily Mail Our little Greek gem

Paxos is tiny but its big heart and laid-back vibe will win you over.

Loggos View

January 2016 Harper's Bazaar Masseria Cisterna Rossa, Puglia, Italy

Beat the January blues by booking this summer's villa now

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

January 2016 Condé Nast Traveller Square Roots

A barefooted art student carrying watercolours in a weathered leather bag smokes on a bench in the piazza.

Villa Farli

December 2015 The New York Times The Vibrant Makeover of a Medieval Palace

Discover the story of Giovanni and Lucia Guarini who inherited a "castle filled with battle weapons, dusty heirlooms and family portraits" and turned it into a luxury vacation rental home.

Palazzo Ducale Guarini

December 2015 Imagine Entspannte Ferien mit Familie oder Freunden

Eine gemeinsame Ferienzeit mit der Familie und/oder Freunden wünschen und planen etliche Urlauber.

Villa San Tommaso

December 2015 Wellness Magazin Sinfonia Siciliana

Featuring villa Ortensia in Sicily.

Ortensia

December 2015 Artful Living Finding Puglia

Inside, the expansive living spaces serve as a makeshift gallery for a magnificent art collection.

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

November 2015 Eckart Unwiderstehlich Italienisch

Sizilien vereint das gesamte Wesen Italiens in sich...

Casa Nuvola

Ortensia

November 2015 Escapism Reinventing the Heel

The article features villa Tenuta ai Fichi - a spacious modern villa set among immaculate gardens and perched on the edge of a cliff, looking out over dazzling blue seas.

Tenuta ai Fichi

November 2015 Wohnrevue Dolce Vita im Winter (Dolce vita in winter)

Features Masseria Costanza and Villa San Tommaso as exclusive luxury villas to enjoy la dolce vita in Southern Italy.

Villa San Tommaso

Masseria Costanza

October 2015 The Dallas Morning News From Alberobello to Gallipoli, Puglia has it all for travelers

Amy Laughinghouse discovers the delights of Puglia and in particular the towns of Alberobello, Ostuni, Lecce and Gallipoli.

Trullo Terra Dolce

October 2015 Traditional Home Faraway Home

Rocca delle Tre Contrade offers the amenities and understated elegance of a five-star hotel, but possesses the collected, lived-in look of a family home, thanks to the carefully appointed furnishings.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

September 2015 The Sunday Times Forza Papa: Dad's found a cool holiday

The article features villas Il Canneto and Il Palmento dei Castagni in Sicily and why it is a great destination for families.

Il Palmento dei Castagni

Il Canneto

September 2015 De Smaak van Italie Slapen bij de boer (Sleeping at the Farmer's)

The article evokes how, when staying at Masseria Costanza , one wakes up amongst the lemon groves of the Vendicari Nature Reserve.

Masseria Costanza

September 2015 The Times Travel Best of Italy

No need to fly to the tropics to enjoy such an incredible view on the sea and exotic green. Guests staying in the most beautiful holiday villa in Sicily can enjoy it from their terrace.

Baia dei Turchi

September 2015 Travel Supermarket From castles to clifftop cottages: 10 of the world's most amazing holiday homes

Article features Sicilian villa Al Jafar. "Highlights include the exquisite internal courtyard, the vaulted dining room, the library and the spiral staircase."

Al Jafar

September 2015 Condé Nast Traveller Mamma said knock you out

The article features Villa Elia and Masseria Lamacoppa as best places to stay in Puglia.

Villa Elia

Masseria Lamacoppa

August 2015 The Daily Telegraph Natural High

Though it has been newly built from scratch, this tranquil, unobtrusive and simply furnished rural hideaway in Sicily, I Lentischi, looks as though it could have been here for hundreds of years.

I Lentischi

August 2015 City Life Great Escapes

City Life Magazine photographer Jesse Milns embarks on a five-day adventure with The Thinking Traveller for a picture-perfect getaway along the heel of Italy's boot.

Masseria Curti Vecchi

Villa San Vincenzo

Trullo Terra Dolce

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

Casa Romigi

August 2015 Elle Italy La bella addormentata (Sleeping Beauty)

In this extensive article, the unique character of Puglia's Villa Elia is described and illustrated by beautiful photography.

Villa Elia

July 2015 Zurich Deluxe Dolce far niente at the Villa Crossing The Rock

You can get wonderfully absorbed in a book on one of the many terraces or in the elegant lounge that is furnished with antiques.

Crossing The Rock

July 2015 Wohn! Design Ab in die schönsten Villen des Südens (Up in the most beautiful villas of the South)

The article describes The Thinking Traveller's villas as top-accommodation. Features Daphne in Corfu, Il Gelso in Puglia and Crossing The Rock in Sicily.

Il Gelso

Crossing The Rock

Daphne

June 2015 Austrian Business Woman Der Luxus auf Zeit (The luxury of Time)

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

Crossing The Rock

Daphne

L'Argentiera

June 2015 Worth Family time on Greece's Ionian Islands

The article features the Ionian Islands and encourages readers to stay in a villa. "Stay in a villa - the feel of a home will make a family trip more comfortable and intimate."

Cape Lougi

June 2015 Pursuitist Sweet Suites: An Italian Villa with Its Own Olive Grove

The article features Casa Romigi , a charming and recently restored trullo with its own pool in the olive-tree-carpeted landscape of the Valle d'Itria, in the under-the-radar destination of Puglia.

Casa Romigi

May 2015 Luxury Travel Magazine Splurge-worthy Trips to Book this Summer

A boutique collection of exclusive villas in Sicily, Puglia and the Ionian islands of Greece.

Masseria Costanza

L'Argentiera

Almyra

Kastanida

Casa Romigi

May 2015 The Evening Standard Get in on a jet-set secret

Christina

May 2015 Sheer Luxe The Travel Destinations Soon To Be On Everyone's Wishlist

Zu Nillu on Favignana, perched above its own labyrinthine Roman quarry, into which a beautiful pool and a Mediterranean garden has been inserted.

Zu Nillu

May 2015 The Week Five remarkable retreats

The article features Sicilian villa La Limonaia. "Villa La Limonaia sits at the end of a narrow road bordered by lemon groves..."

La Limonaia

May 2015 BA Highlife Design villas

Bosco degli Ulivi, this stylishly designed villa... made all the more desirable as it doesn't have the heavyweight price tag that usually accompanies smarter escapes.

Bosco degli Ulivi

May 2015 Brides Magazine I'm dreaming of a white beach

Brides magazine features villa Nerina on Lefkada, one of the Ionian Islands, and its peaceful and private setting.

Nerina

April 2015 The Evening Standard Oranges and Lemons

The article features La Limonaia and our in-villa cook experience.

La Limonaia

April 2015 Telegraph Magazine Putty in his hands

"The magic of Villa Elia starts to embrace you immediately and daily life and your routine blurs into a dreamscape."

Villa Elia

April 2015 The Independent Europe's villa value

The Independent features villa Kastanida in the Ionian Islands and its dreamy sea views.

Kastanida

April 2015 Woman & Home Best in Italy: Trullo Rosmarino, Martina Franca, Puglia

Trullo Rosmarino is a beautiful example of how traditional trulli that dot the landscape can be incorporated into modern homes.

Trullo Rosmarino

April 2015 Design and Decor The Pull of Puglia

Featuring five of The Thinking Traveller's villas in Puglia: Discover bosco Marti, L'Argentiera, Masseria Scippi, Trullo Pinnacolo and Villa Blanca.

Villa Blanca

Trullo Pinnacolo

L'Argentiera

Bosco Marti

Masseria Scippi

April 2015 Reise aktuell Glamour unter Sternen (Glamour under the stars)

Reise aktuell features Sicilian villa Crossing The Rock. The Thinking Traveller rents exclusive holiday villas in the Mediterranean

Crossing The Rock

April 2015 Good Housekeeping Pasta making in Sicily

La Favorita, offers accommodation complete with a personal chef who'll whiz up traditional home-cooked dishes such as fish couscous and cassata Siciliana.

La Favorita

April 2015 Travel Pulse Selling Sicily, The Undiscovered Island

"The Thinking Traveller has very deep roots in Sicilian villas that are reflected in their Think Sicily properties..." Travel Pulse features Villa San Tommaso.

Villa San Tommaso

April 2015 AD Germany Landlust

Featuring Masseria Scippm, its Puglian features and its superb private pool.

Masseria Scippi

March 2015 Falstaff Apulien im Trend (Puglia on trend)

There are renovated extended trulli or old masseria: Think Puglia offers wonderfully furnished and equipped Puglian holiday villas for two, for the whole family or for a group of friends.

Masseria Curti Vecchi

Trullo Pinnacolo

March 2015 Robb Report Great Escapes

Trullo Pinnacolo is the work of Parisian architect and interior designer Fabrice Bejjani.

Trullo Pinnacolo

March 2015 The Guardian La dolce villa

Kastanida has a chic lap pool and a shady courtyard ridged by cushioned benches. Outside, it's fringed by woods with dramatic sea views over nearby Lakka.

Kastanida

December 2014 Coastal Living Five Great Villa Vacations

Located just south of the historic resort town of Syracuse, the villa L'Olivastro with its panoramic views makes the Mediterranean the star.

L'Olivastro

November 2014 The Financial Times Roast chestnuts on the beach

The Financial Times features The Thinking Traveller's villa Casa Nuvola and cooking classes in Palermo.

Casa Nuvola

November 2014 De Smaak van Italie 5x overwinteren in Zuid-Italië (5 places to spend the winter in Southern Italy)

The Dutch magazinefeatures Puglia's stunning Palazzo Gorgoni, a truly aristocratic townhouse with pool and rooftop terrace.

Palazzo Gorgoni

November 2014 Epicurean Life Think Villas, Think Ionian

Featuring new destinations and new villas from The Thinking Traveller.

Filoniki

Maristella

Elies

October 2014 Stylist Step into a Fairytale Trullo in Puglia

"Pushing open the glass doors of Trullo Gaura I was hit by the soothing aroma of warm lavender before taking in the wild flowers of the garden..."

Trullo Gaura

October 2014 Kapital Reise Livsverk i ruin

The Noreweigan magazine dedicates a seven-page feature to Think Sicily's villa Rocca delle Tre Contrade.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

October 2014 Pursuitist Sweet Suites: L'Argentiera in Puglia, Italy

Pursuitist.com features Think Puglia villa L'Argentiera, its history and stunning location

L'Argentiera

September 2014 Traveller's World Die Marchesi lassen bitten

Die Villa Olmo in Siziliens Osten ist ein Traum in Altrosa und Gelb. Das Schöne daran: Der Traum kann Ihnen gehören, für eine Woche, zwei oder drei.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

September 2014 The Independent Down at heel? No, just rugged good looks

"Bosco degli Ulivi is tucked two miles inland, nearly at the tip of the peninsula. (...) As its name suggests, it lies in an olive grove."

Bosco degli Ulivi

September 2014 Madame Figaro NOTEBOOK voyage

Madame Figaro features Rocca delle Tre Contrade in its Travel Notebook as a desirable villa for a stylish holiday in Sicily.

Rocca delle Tre Contrade

August 2014 Woman & Home Europe's newest villas for late summer breaks

Life's luxuries Indulgence

L'Argentiera

August 2014 Sunday Express Isle where time stands still

Featuring Christina on the island of Meganissi. The writer describes his stay in the modern villa that overlooks the port of Vathi.

Christina

June 2014 The Daily Mail It's Sicily to the Rescue

Catherine Ostler writes about her week at Sicilian villa Corte del Sole, a beautiful converted farm building.

Corte del Sole

June 2014 Organic Spa Magazine Green Vacation Rentals

Featuring Le Corti di Cannamara - "This converted farmhouse has seven bedrooms, plenty of outdoor lounging and dining space..."

Le Corti di Cannamara

June 2014 Sainsbury's Magazine Sizzling Sicily

Sarah Randell meets Donna Marina, owner of Don Arcangelo all'Olmo who teaches her how to make arancini. Read about her experience.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

June 2014 Wallpaper June travel news: editor's picks - Masseria Costanza, Sicily, Italy

Design magazine Wallpaper Online features Masseria Costanza in Sicily, set in the Vendicari Nature Reserve.

Masseria Costanza

June 2014 Cosmopolitan Germany Sizilien - o sole mio!

The article features CaSale and Julia Rotherbl as she discovers the advantages the house brings for a group of friends travelling together.

CaSale

May 2014 Four Magazine Best Summer Cookery Schools

Four Magazine mentions two 'Think Experiences' from The Thinking Traveller in its list of the best summer cookery schools.

May 2014 The Times Travel Sizilien, Baia dei Turchi

Baia dei Turchi has fantastic sea views and exotic green surroundings. Enjoy all this from your own terrace as a guest at Sicily's most beautiful holiday villa.

Baia dei Turchi

May 2014 Robb Report Paradise Found

Home & Style features The Thinking Traveller's villas Masseria Cisterna Rossa, Casa Ceno and Trullo Gaura

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

Casa Ceno

Trullo Gaura

May 2014 Madame Reise-News

Madame Germany invites readers to discover...Trullo Melograno, complete with seven trulli cones set in beautiful gardens with a generously-proportioned pool.

Trullo Melograno

May 2014 BA Highlife Where are the world's best villas?

Zu Nillu is now a stunning seaside villa, built into a disused Roman tufa quarry that has been impressively transformed into a sunken garden and swimming pool.

Zu Nillu

April 2014 Architectural Digest Tri, Tra, Trulli!

Architectural Digest chooses Trullo Melograno as its prime example of a trullo, an architectural phenomenon unique to the region of Puglia.

Trullo Melograno

April 2014 The Times Travel 50 Secret Beaches of the Mediterranean

The Times Travel features Casa delle Sirene in its round-up of 50 secret Mediterranean beaches.

Casa delle Sirene

April 2014 Country Life Travel the World

Country Life Magazine recommends The Thinking Traveller's itineraries and Think Experiences for children.

April 2014 Ocean Home Perfectly Puglia

The luxury coastal lifestyle magazine features Villa Elia, Villa Blanca, Masseria Curti Vecchi and Palazzo Gorgoni. Also includes our exclusive Think Experiences.

Villa Blanca

Villa Elia

Masseria Curti Vecchi

Palazzo Gorgoni

April 2014 BA Highlife The Heel's had a Reboot

Puglia is a hot destination for 2014. And the best places to stay are the masserias, or converted farmhouses.

Masseria Lamacoppa

Masseria Curti Vecchi

Masseria Cisterna Rossa

April 2014 Absolutely Battersea & Clapham Southern Charm

The writer of the article describes her experience at The Thinking Traveller's Trullo Pinnacolo in Puglia.

Trullo Pinnacolo

April 2014 Madame Inseln des Windes

Belquis House and Giulietta feature as two of the finest rental houses available on the Aeolian Islands in Christine von Pahlen's beautiful description.

Belquis House

Giulietta

March 2014 Condé Nast Traveller Villas

Part of Condé Nast Traveller's villa feature, Casa Nuvola boasts spectacular views from its huge pool terrace and alfresco dining area.

Casa Nuvola

March 2014 Icon Magazine, Welt am Sonntag Raum für Zeit

Journalist Andreas Tölke follows quite literally in the footsteps of Richard Wagner, taking a pilgrimage to the 18th century Villa Tasca in Palermo.

Villa Tasca

March 2014 Escapism The Heel Thing

Escapism Magazine recommends Think Puglia in its special on Italy's heel

March 2014 Casa International Villa Pouilles

Chinese design, interiors and home magazine 'Casa International' devotes a ten-page spread to Think Puglia villa Trullo Pinnacolo.

Trullo Pinnacolo

March 2014 Country & Town House Who You Gonna Call?

Country & Town House features villa specialists The Thinking Traveller and Villa Elia.

Villa Elia

February 2014 Life PR Villa Elia von Think Puglia - Künstler im Haus

German PR portal LifePR features Villa Elia and its owner, Gaetano Castellini, who restored the 18th century masseria to its present glory...

Villa Elia

January 2014 The Style Lane TRAVEL NEWS: Think Ionian Islands Introduce New Villas

Coverage on The Thinking Traveller's new villas and destinations including Corfu, Paxos and Antipaxos.

January 2014 The Sunday Times 50 Best Villas

Trullo Melograno features on The Sunday Times Travel list of the 50 Best Villas

Trullo Melograno

January 2014 The Times The best villas in the Med

The Times list of best villas in the med features Acquamarina in Sicily.

Acquamarina

January 2014 The Times The best villas in the Med

The Times list of best villas in the med features Casa delle Sirene in Sicily.

Casa delle Sirene

January 2014 The Daily Telegraph Twenty Destinations for 2014: Egadi, Italy

The Daily Telegraph's names the Egadi islands off Sicily's west coast as one of twenty destinations for 2014. Stay with The Thinking Traveller.

January 2014 Travel and Leisure Best Villa Rental Agencies

Featuring Think Sicily amongst its list of the best villa rental agencies.

Baia dei Turchi

January 2014 Islands Top 15 Most Beautiful Photos of Italy's Island Paradise

Renowned photographer Jon Whittle takes the breath-taking Egadi Islands as his subject, featuring nine photographs of beautiful Think Sicily villa Corte del Sole.

Corte del Sole

January 2014 The Sunday Times 50 Best Villas

Cinnamon in Sicily is placed at number two for seaside escapes in the Sunday Times 50 best villas.

Cinnamon

January 2014 Islands 72 Hours in Sicily

Photographer Jon Whittle discovers Sicily and Don Arcangelo all'Olmo in Islands Magazine.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

December 2013 The Daily Herald Southern Sicily is both baroque and authentically antique

Discover Southern Sicily with this article from the Daily Herald online. Features Think Sicily villa Gioi.

Gioi

December 2013 Vogue France Skier à fleur de volcan

French Vogue online magazine presents Mount Etna as the perfect winter destination. Features Think Sicily.

December 2013 L'Express Styles Pour le 31, je rêve…

‘Styles’ magazine, a supplement of French publication ‘L’Express’, features Villa Tasca in its round up of the most desirable places to spend New Year’s Eve.

Villa Tasca

December 2013 The Yorkshire Post Travel Updates

Features The Thinking Traveller's new destinations: Corfu, Paxos and Antipaxos .

November 2013 Traveller News Ferienvilla Palazzo Hedoné von Think Sicily mit ausgefallener Architektur verbindet Modernität und Geschichte

German-language online magazine praises villa Palazzo Hedoné for its exceptional architecture, offering a perfect fusion of modernity and history.

Palazzo Hedoné

November 2013 Galavante Galavante Confidential - World's Greatest Villas

"Don Arcangelo all'Olmo is, in a word, magnificent. Villa l'Olmo (as it's affectionately called by insiders) is the most lavish villa for rent in all of Sicily.

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

November 2013 Westchester Taking the Road Less Traveled: Puglia, Italy

Westchester Magazine discovers the charms of Puglia whilst staying in Palazzo Gorgoni

Palazzo Gorgoni

November 2013 Food and Travel Italien, Apulien - Trullo Pinnacolo

"Trullo Pinnacolo, designed by Parisian architect Fabrice Bejjani, conceals a stylish and generously-proportioned holiday home beneath its rustic facade."

Trullo Pinnacolo

November 2013 Robb Report Boot Camp

Masseria Lamacoppa features in Robb Report Home & Style magazine. Discover the history behind the villa.

Masseria Lamacoppa

November 2013 Food and Travel Mount Etna, Italy

Food and Travel Magazine features Pietra Nera and Think Experiences in its special on UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Pietra Nera

October 2013 Eat & Travel Weihnachten in Sizilien - Gemeinsam verwöhnen lassen

Article features villas Casa Carcicera and Crossing the Rock, in the best villas in which to spend a winter holiday with family and friends.

Casa Carcicera

Crossing The Rock

October 2013 Easy Living The Most Beautiful Bedrooms

Easy Living Magazine features Le Corti di Cannamara in its round-up of "the most beautiful bedrooms"

Le Corti di Cannamara

October 2013 Wedding Magazine Short-haul chic

Wedding Magazine features Think Sicily villas La Favorita and Cinnamon

Cinnamon

La Favorita

October 2013 Glamour Review: Le Corti di Cannamara, Sicily

The online article features a review of Le Corti Di Cannamara.

Le Corti di Cannamara

September 2013 The Telegraph Trullo Alice near Fasano

"With light-coloured stone floors and walls, and shady, sunlight-dappled outdoor living areas all around, this is the summer house of one’s dreams."

Trullo Alice

September 2013 Wellness Magazin Traumhafte Inspirationen

Cape Lougi on the island of Lefkada features in Austrian publication "Wellness Magazin".

Cape Lougi

September 2013 Sotheby's International Realty Reside Magazine The Exchange - What's New in the World of Travel, Style, Art & Design, Wine and Leisure

Think Sicily's Don Arcangelo all'Olmo features in prestigious Sotheby's Realty Reside Magazine

Don Arcangelo all'Olmo

September 2013 Sainsbury's Magazine A little place we know

"Casa alla Scala offers the perfect mix of relaxation with a window on to Sicilian life – breakfast on the terrace and watch the busy fishermen below."

Casa alla Scala

September 2013 Vogue Germany Wohnträume auf Zeit

A feature on Palazzo Gorgoni in Vogue Magazine, Germany

Palazzo Gorgoni

September 2013 Madame Ferienhaus

Article features Villa Tasca. "Die Palmenallee als Auffahrt gibt einen ersten Eindruck der Villa Tasca nahe Palermo."

Villa Tasca

September 2013 Bombardier Experience Magazine The Shape of Sicily

Article features Don Arcangelo all'Olmo, Rocca delle Tre Contrade and Cubo al Mare, three of the most luxurious villas on offer from The Thinking Traveller.