Seasonality: why traveling in the off season is desirable and responsible

Seasonality: why traveling in the off season is desirable and responsible

Tourism is one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in the world and especially in Italy - the 5th most visited country in the world (and likely to increase). Given the reach of tourism, providing opportunities for responsible travel can affect change on a large scale, and mitigate the negative impacts of tourism on host communities.

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The Essential Fish Dish

The Essential Fish Dish

Why essential? For starters, this dish is so simple and delicious that it should be an essential fall back recipe in everyone’s repertoire. Secondly, a pillar of the Italian and especially Pugliese kitchen is about finding the essence of few, quality, fresh ingredients, and is demonstrated particularly well in this dish!

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Pasta di Giuseppe

Pasta di Giuseppe

Sometimes you have to cook dinner with what you got around the house, and sometimes that dinner is delicious! Elizabeth and Anna enjoyed that delicious dinner in Maratea when their friend Giuseppe cooked pasta for them. Maybe they loved it because they had no expectations for this makeshift meal...or maybe they loved it because it's the perfect combination of peperoni cruschi and pancetta. Try this recipe and decide for yourself!

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Roberto Zampino

Roberto Zampino

Roberto worked in London for a while before returning home to Siracusa, Sicily for love of homeland. He had to sacrifice a job with great pay in order to leave. Now he has been working on starting his own business, Slow Motion Travels, in which he curates experiences in tourism through the lens of photography.

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Roberto Zampino

Roberto Zampino

Roberto lavorava a Londra prima di ha deciso di tornare alla sua terra, la Sicilia. Lui ha sacrificato un lavoro con pago ottimo. Ora, lui ha fondata il suo proprio business, Slow Motion Travels, in quale lui crea esperienze nel turismo fra la prospettiva della fotografia. 

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Giuseppe Maimone

Giuseppe Maimone

Giuseppe Maimone viene da Maratea, un piccolo paese di 5000 abitanti in Basilicata nel Sud Italia. Appena finito il Liceo, Giuseppe si é trasferito a Perugia per studiare comunicazione e imparare l'inglese. E' tornato a Maratea nel 2011 dove  attualmente è il presidente dell'Associazione di Promozione Sociale Pleiades, e continua a lavorare nel turismo e nella comunicazione.

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Giuseppe Maimone

Giuseppe Maimone

Giuseppe Maimone is from Maratea, a town of about 5000 people in the Basilicata region in Southern Italy. When he finished high school, Giuseppe moved abroad to study communications and to learn English. He returned to Maratea in 2011 where he is currently the president of the Associazione di Promozione Sociale Pleiades, and continues to work in tourism and communications.

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