When you see Matera with the eyes of heart

At the first telephone contact it had seemed one of the many requests for availability that I receive daily. “Some friends who had you as a guide arecommended us to call you, we would like to have you as a guide in Matera for a full day. We are 3 friends from different cities of Read more about When you see Matera with the eyes of heart[…]

They talk about you…

Before tour guide was my full day job,  I practiced journalism for years. They are two professions that have so much in common: in the first case we write, in the other we speak but the goal is the same, to communicate. And the fuel that feeds them is the same: passion. And let’s say Read more about They talk about you…[…]

Little tourists grow up…

I often give tours to families with small children, sometimes even just a few months old. In those cases my work becomes more complicated and more challenging to: it is not easy to keep the attention for several hours or at least keep the liveliness of the little ones. I have to say, however, that Read more about Little tourists grow up…[…]

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[…]

The Prince Khalifa in the Sassi: boom of Matera’s economy!

Among the many I welcome every day in Matera, this guest is the most special of all. And above all unexpected. A month ago, in fact, I get from a certain Melanie a request by email for an  half a day guided tour in English for five people. Among them – she says – there is Read more about The Prince Khalifa in the Sassi: boom of Matera’s economy![…]