When we stumbled across the rural village of Tursi in January 2022, we knew we were onto something. With a co-working space inside a converted 16th-century monastery, this Italian idyll was the perfect place to kick off our start-up. Our vision? To bring digital nomad communities to our country’s undiscovered gems. Tursi’s unique co-working space b...

Wild beaches and pristine landscapes surrounded by the scents of Mediterranean vegetation, hidden coasts caressed by a turquoise sea that is just as good as any tropical paradise: from Liguria to Sardinia, from Veneto to Campania, Italy enshrines breathtaking beaches where you can enjoy the sea and feast your eyes with magnificent views. Here for y...

Most travellers to Italy opt for the same: Venice, Florence, Rome and Amalfi Coast. However, the Italian South offers a completely different feel than the typical popular tourist destinations. Next time you make your way over to Italia, try venturing out from the usuals and add one of these overlooked southern cities to your Italian itinerary.

A mountainous region rich in pastures and forests, surrounded by two seas, the Ionian on one side, the Thyrrenian on the other, Basilicata boasts a varied cuisine and strong agricultural traditions. Olives, flavorful vegetables and legumes are extensively cultivated. Wheat is also an important crop, used to make pasta and bread. Recipes make extens...

Every country has its forgotten corners, the regions ignored by visitors, the backwaters often blighted by poverty, history and geographical bad luck. Even Italy, among the most blessed of destinations, has such outposts, places that until recently were often seen only by the more well-informed travellers. Few of these overlooked destinations deser...

When it comes to choosing the destination of summer holidays, usually Basilicata is all too often underestimated: this beautiful Italian region, in fact, offers wonderful beaches, as well as beautiful places and rich in historical and archaeological finds to be discovered, perfect for spending a few days in complete relaxation between the sea breez...

A buzz-worthy experience on Airbnb just became available! You can now sleep in an "Air bee & bee" in southern Italy by booking into Wonder Bee & Bee, touted as the world's first live-in bee farm. Those who book will get to sleep in a house located in the village of Grottole, while surrounded by more than 1 million bees. Beekeeper Rocco Filomeno and...

The “Garden of the Gods”, so it is called the area that affects this route in the Pollino National Park, which crosses the kingdom of the loricate pine. Symbol of the Park, the pinus leucodermis is a precious botanical rarity that populates the peaks and rocky cliffs of the mountains. Now majestic and straight, now shaped by the fury of the element...

Pisticci is a hilly town in the province of Matera, in Basilicata, which extends between the rivers Basento and Cavone, to the coast of the Ionian Sea, where Marina di Pisticci is located. Remarkable is the Castle of San Basilio, born as a fortified farm at the hands of the Basilian monks in the seventh century, and then fortified by the Normans. T...

Basilicata is a region in southern Italy, nestled between Campania and Apulia, right above the tip of the boot. Despite its gorgeous landscapes and historical cities – including Matera, named European Capital of Culture in 2019 – the region is pretty much unknown to Italians and international tourists alike. According to the Italian National Instit...