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Maragold Travels: Matera Photo Collection

While Matera is not technically part of Puglia (it’s in the region of Basilicata which borders Puglia to the west), we didn’t hesitate to add it to our Apulian honeymoon itinerary. Look at the photos below and you’ll see why. Visiting Matera was absolutely a bucket list item for me, but not the type of bucket list item that is a “one and done." The second we laid eyes upon the view of the Sassi, learned about the history, encountered the warm locals, ate the food, wandered the labyrinth of streets and stairs, and explored cave houses that were part of, what felt like an active archaeological site – and when do we ever really have the chance to do that?!...

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Maragold Travels: Puglia Photo Collection

As you've likely read by now, Puglia is the place that I keep coming back to as inspiration for my first collection of products. I only found it fitting to share with you some photographs of our time there with a brief introduction to the region as we experienced it! My husband and I chose Puglia and Matera (which I will share in a separate post) in the Basilicata region as our honeymoon destination because of it's proximity to the ocean, its location in Italy.... and its relaxed atmosphere. It felt like the perfect combination of things we wished for in a honeymoon: great food, relaxation, time by the ocean, a little bit of sightseeing, and seeing a new place. We...

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