See you in Matera sooner or later…

My beautiful profession let  me accompany every day travellers from all over the world to discover the extraordinary beauty of my land. But I myself am a traveler. Who said that leaving is a bit ‘to die? Instead it is reborn every time: travel is passion, travel is life. And I try to do it Read more about See you in Matera sooner or later…[…]

Around the world in a month? In October in Matera you can

When I was a child I was kidnapped, like many kids, from the pages of Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne. Then, when I was older, many times I sang and danced to the exicitng notes of Sweet dreams by Eurythmics “… I travel the world and the seven seas, evreybody is Read more about Around the world in a month? In October in Matera you can[…]

When the Crib at Matera was alive…

They made a movie about that, among the many filmed in that  amazing natural scenery in the past 60 years. “The Nativity Story” was filmed there in 2006 by Catherine Hardwicke to tell the Advent just as it’s described in the Gospels. Nothing better for the American director than Matera, with its monumental natural “crib”, Read more about When the Crib at Matera was alive…[…]

A great summer of music in Matera

It is the only in Lucania whose value has been recognized by the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture with access to the FUS Culture Fund. Besides, the Festival Duni has meanwhile made rediscover the great Materan musician of ‘700 to whom is entitled: Egidio Romualdo Duni, the father of the Opéra Comique, known throughout Read more about A great summer of music in Matera[…]

His Majesty the bread of Matera

Until the ’50s when there was life in the Sassi, nobody used to buy it. The bread in fact, such as pasta, everyone did it themselves at home. Usually once a week, on Monday night, when women remained awake for mixing water, wheat flour and yeast, then to let the mass grow in the right Read more about His Majesty the bread of Matera[…]