Naples

Naples: Santa Chiara has a “Secret Garden” of Majolica Tiles

Naples: Santa Chiara has a “Secret Garden” of Majolica Tiles

Susan takes us to Naples, where she explores a special place related to Santa Chiara. The old looming Church of Santa Chiara in the heart of Naples...
Sophia Loren Has Been Voted As Honorary Citizen of Naples

Sophia Loren Has Been Voted As Honorary Citizen of Naples

According to ANSA, Sophia Loren has been nominated as honorary citizen of Naples, the southern Italian city she grew up in, the city council ruled...
The centerpiece of the chapel is the Cristo Velato, the work of the 18th century sculptor Giuseppe Sanmartino

From the sublime to the macabre: the Cappella Sansevero in Naples

You might assume that all the greatest sculptures in Italy are by Michelangelo or Bernini, and that you’ll find them in the galleries of Rome and...
Spacca Napoli – The Heart of Naples

Spacca Napoli – The Heart of Naples

Noisy, chaotic, vibrant, intense, colorful, edgy, and authentic. Naples oozes reality of life in Italy. Hovering over this city from an almost...
The Longest Pizza Has Been Cooked in Naples

The Longest Pizza Has Been Cooked in Naples

Some hundred pizzaiolo chefs from all over the world gathered in Naples to beat the new biggest pizza record in six hours and 11 minutes. They needed...
Banksy work in Italy saved in Naples

Banksy's work in Italy saved in Naples

The only work by street artist Banksy in Italy, located in Naples and titled "Madonna with Gun", has been saved thanks to a petition launched by...
Academy Award winner Composer Ennio Morricone and Consul General of Italy, Antonio Verde. Photo Courtesy of A. Verde

Consul General Antonio Verde: Spokesman of Italians Worldwide

Often, even among the most indefatigable travelers, everyone is happy to go back to the place they call home. Do you disagree with me? Please watch...
Potato gnocchi with pastissada  | Credit: Copyright Nathan Hoyt/Forktales, 2016

Verona’s Ancient Gnocchi Bash, Still Alive and Well

Carnevale in Italy is a farewell to winter and a delirious celebration of Spring and all things delicious and forbidden. Every city or town has its...
Naples Pizza Officially Runs to Be Part of The UNESCO World Heritage List

Naples Pizza Officially Runs to Be Part of The UNESCO World Heritage List

The art of the Neapolitan pizza-maker will be Italy's contender to be part of the UNESCO's World Heritage List, the national commission for UNESCO...
Forcola at Rialto (c) Paolifema CC via Flickr

How to Find Italy’s Authentic Handmade Treasures: Interview with Art Historian Laura Morelli

Art historian Laura Morelli is on a mission to help travelers to Italy in search of genuine handicrafts discern treasure from trash. Her “Authentic...