Tips and Articles for Calabria + Basilicata

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When South African-Italian travel marketing consultant Mikaela Bandini moved to the semi-abandoned neighbourhood of Sassi di Matera in the city of... Read More

John Phillips was only looking for a villa. That he wound up with a village says something about the scale of his enthusiasms, his impetuous streak, and... Read More

In their new book For the Love of Italy: Rural Pleasures and Hotel Estates (Clarkson Potter; $60), Marella Caracciolo and Oberto Gili travel from the... Read More

Following in the footsteps of Sopranos and Seinfeld tours, three companies have created trips that bring devoted fans behind the scenes of a novel and... Read More

I stumbled upon the oldest semolina bakery in the world and was welcomed—as if family—when the baker set up a card table in front of his tiny shop and... Read More

In the city of Matera, in the little-known region of Basilicata, I stumbled upon my first long-lost relative—or someone I assumed must be a relative. I... Read More

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