If you search on the internet the definition of coliving it is not easy to find a clear and simple answer .. but for us one thing is certain: the most important aspect of a coliving is the community and the capability of the host to create connections between travelers and local people.
Coliving is about hospitality and acceptance.
Since 2012 we have been hosting people from all over the world and we had the privilege of hosting many digital nomads, designers, curious travelers, couples and families. Each meeting was unique and started new friendships and important opportunities for cultural exchange for us and the citizens of Matera.
In 2018, for example, we hosted Brent Hartiger and Michael Jensen, gay couple, writers and LGBTQ avtivists from America;
They lived with us in our home in Italy and with our community throughout the summer, and in their words summed up everything that means coliving for us.
“Casa Netural really is truly unique compared to other co-living facilities. For one thing, Matera itself is spectacular, very very much worth visiting. So many wonderful memories of the Sassi, which is the most fantastic place we’d never heard of before arriving somewhere. (more…)