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Fashion: Michele Miglionico supports the candidacy of Matera as European Capital of Culture in 2019

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MICHELE MIGLIONICO SUPPORTS THE CANDIDACY OF MATERA AS EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE IN 2019

Natural and artistic beauties in Matera and Basilicata inspire fashion designer Michele Miglionico to support with his Haute Couture clothes the Candidacy of Matera as European Capital of Culture 2019. 304 more words

Sleeping in Ancient Caves: Matera, Italy

Our last stop before Rome was the ancient town of Matera. This is one of the oldest cities in the world and was used as a backdrop for Mel Gibson’s  336 more words

International Travel

Two weeks of la dolce vita (Italy)

By Hannah Silverman

During a recent visit to Southern Italy, a well-travelled Italian friend explained to me that the difference between England and Italy comes down to one universal essential: coffee. 1,222 more words

Traveller's Stories

A snapshot of Southern Italy

The OH and I got back from a little Southern Italian road trip last week, and I wish we were still there!

We spent five nights on the Amalfi Coast, three nights in Matera (a town in Basilicata, near Puglia, with cave dwellings and rock churches from the 8th Century), four nights near Taormina (Sicily), and two nights in Palermo (Sicily again). 259 more words

Eating Out

Weekly Photo Challenge : Relic

The Sassi di Matera (Ancient town of Matera), dates back to prehistoric times, reputed to be some of the first human settlements in Italy. Houses are dug into the rock, resulting in living spaces that are like caverns, with streets in some instances located on roofs of houses below. 40 more words

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