TV live streaming from Italy

A brand new service for you: live streaming from Italian TV here on ItalianSide.com TRM is the most important local TV station in Basilicata region. Programs are live from 7 am till 1 am (Italian Time) and TV broadcasts 24-hours a day. With this service, wherever you are in the world you will be able [...]

ItalianSide stories: Time Changes Everything (Almost)

Everyone has a story: tell us yours! stories@italianside.com Time Changes Everything (Almost) Part I – Matera 1979 by D. Hirsch Fourteen years before it became a UNESCO World Heritage site, I visited Matera, deep in the heart of southern Italy. This was back in 1979 and I had just finished college. A friend and I [...]

From Australia to Italy: a 9000 mile journey to the roots

We just received this email from Bernadette: she contacted us from Australia to plan her trip to Italy to visit her Italian grandfathers hometown. After she returned home, she wrote us a nice email with some useful suggestions for tourists coming to Italy for genealogy research “Thank you for helping me to arrange my trip [...]

Discovering Matera

A new beautiful video about Matera and its old side the “Sassi” which the UNESCO has recognized as “humanity’s patrimony to hand down to future generations”. The town rises on a characteristic landscape of a deep ravine with overhanging rocks under which the Gravina stream flows. Matera: a wonderful place to visit! For any further [...]

A must read: Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi

If you have any southern Italian roots this book is a “must read”. “Cristo si è fermato ad Eboli”: CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI – THE STORY OF A YEAR by CARLO LEVI . The title won’t reel you in. It’s not about Christ, neither about religion. It’s not even about Eboli. It’s about peasants life [...]

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