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Migrant Mothers

Italy, like many “advanced” countries, relies on migrant women’s labour to manage modern family lifestyles. The particular phenomenon, yet little studied in the italian immigration scene, is that women’s collaboration in family work, is implemented in ways that engage information technology and has an impact on the organization of the migrant’s original family, and society. 292 more words


Sassi of Matera

Matera is located in a remote corner of southern Italy in the small region Basilicata. It’s not the easiest place to reach which is why it has managed to remain relatively unknown, especially to foreign tourists. 175 more words

Unique Destinations

TV Review: Italy Unpacked, Series 3: Puglia & Basilicata

Few things excite me more than the combination of food, Italy and art, so it’s not surprising that the beginning of a new Italy Unpacked… 1,028 more words

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Want to find an unexpected hidden gem in Italy?  Visit Matera.  Want to wander aimlessly through cobblestone streets, never ending stairs, eat and sleep in caverns, pretend like you are in Jerusalem, delve into history, throw your iPhone in the air and take breathtaking photos? 738 more words

Market in Matera

On my way to the old city of Matera, I came across this local Saturday market. Not a very large one, but a typical one, or at least 30 more words


Florence Marceau-Lafleur, détail d’un carnet de croquis, feutre sur papier, 2014

Florence Marceau Lafleur