Wednesday, July 1, 2020

NEAPOLITANS EAT WITH HANDS, ALWAYS Chef Ciro Oliva, only 26, is a fourth-generation pizzaiolo working with his father, Antonio, who is still in the pizzeria. One of our favorite innovative pizzas was “The Memory of Sunday” made with tomato, parsley, and creamy clam sauce. It was the best clam pizza we’ve ever had! Concettina ai Tre Santi | The Taste Edit


JUNE 2020

VOLARE (OH, OH) 









06012020 Set within Ischia’s rocky coastline can only be reached by walking down hundreds of steep steps or via boat from nearby Sant’Angelo. La Scannella has two cold salt-water pools, a heated swimming pool and easy access to the sea – and the protected cove is a perfect place for snorkeling. Ischia Travel Guide: 6 Places You Need To Visit Now | the italy edit
06022020 Many of Europe's parks and gardens were created at the request of the kings, queens, princes and princesses. Some have exceptional qualities or stunning styles that put them on the map for visitors vacationing in Italy. Royal Gardens of Europe: The Royal Palace of Caserta | NEWS18.com
06032020 British designer Vivienne Westwood has launched her latest project, a digital campaign to discover beauty. And within this platform, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), represents the Belpaese through the lens of Luigi Spina. The National Archaeological Museum represents Italy in Vivienne Westwood’s cultural platform | All About Italy
06042020 Visitors can feasibly use the ancient city of Naples as their base camp and make daily day trips to the region. Alternatively, they can plant themselves in the heart of wine country, in and around towns such as Avellino and Taurasi. The World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2020 | VinePair
06052020 If outdoor activities are more your thing, Irpinia has you covered. The area surrounding the Lago di Laceno has hiking, skiing, and a plethora of other outdoor activities. The area itself also boasts several restaurants that serve typical Irpinian cuisine. Top 10 places to visit in Irpinia | Irpinia Stories
06062020 Italy’s first post-lockdown shindig, will be the annual Ischia Global Film and Music Fest, renamed “Ischia Smart 2020” this year, and set to be held July 12-19 on the island of Ischia off the coast of Naples. Carolina Rosi will serve as president of the upcoming 18th edition, says fest founder and chief Pascal Vicedomini. Italian Summer Film Festivals Are Forging Ahead With Physical Editions | Variety
06072020 The Amalfi Lemon Experience runs a variety of tours and classes.The Aceto family’s limoncello, lemon honey and other products can be bought online and shipped internationally. Among the lemon groves of Amalfi | ft.com
06082020 A pasta guide will allow you to make and order pasta dishes as true Neapolitans do. Pasta made in Gragnano is highly valued, with the most famous brands being Garofalo and Di Martino. Other smaller producers are equally exceptional. Pantry Guide: How to Eat Pasta Like a Neapolitan | Culinary Backstreets
06092020 In the Domus of the Nave Europa the internal garden will be visited with the planting of the married vine, a technique that involves the cultivation of the vine on another tree as a support, used since ancient times and until the end of the 19th century in the Vesuvian territory. House of the Europa Ship | Pompeii - Parco Archeologico
06102020 By carefully examining bones of 113 dogs found here and comparing them with the results of the mosaics, researchers have been able to piece together the identity of the canine guards. “The results of those tests tell us that the direct descendants of the ancient guard dogs are still with us – the Neapolitan Mastiff. 'Most intriguing survivor of Pompeii’ revealed by archaeologist as ‘masterpiece’ unearthed | Daily Express
06112020 The scenic Italian region is known for its vibrant local white varieties and the beautiful black grape Aglianico. The whites are Falanghina, Greco and Fiano, and the black grape variety, Aglianico, is used for the red wine in the much reputed Taurasi DOCG. The wine buff: A taste of captivating Campania | Irish Independent
06122020 The most beautiful, idyllic and quiet island of pastel houses, lovely locals and delicious seafood. Enjoy a long lunch by the water (I’d recommend La Gorgonia) then walk up the hill for a post-card perfect view of Procida’s wonderful colourful buildings. Crystal Oceans & Margherita Pizza | ROAM Magazine
06132020 Da Adolfo the wonderful shabby-chic shack which is the perfect place for a laid-back summer lunch. Super-fresh food such as marinated anchovies, mozzarella di bufala baked on lemon leaves, and grilled catch of the day. A Long Weekend on the Sorrento Peninsula | Issimo
06142020 Bellini Travel founder Emily FitzRoy can tick off many such examples: the time she took over the Amalfi Coast’s Li Galli islands for a client’s 50th birthday, flying in a gospel choir from London – “flying in everything”, she recalls. Gran Turismo | Wish
06152020 Inspired to Eduardo De Filippo works, a delicious Tommaso Cupiello dessert by our Executive Chef Eduardo Estatico at The Macpherson's restaurant. The Britannique Naples, Curio Collection by Hilton | FindGlocal
06162020 The town of Sorrento lies up above the cliffs but along the coastline here there are areas inshore suitable for anchoring. There are limited moorings for yachts within the harbour but for a more peaceful night’s stay you can move along the coast to the northeast and anchor a couple of cables offshore in about 10m of water. Just the Italian job: the quieter side of Sorrento | Yachting Monthly
06172020 Even if you are not staying in Bomerano, where the walk starts, buses regularly run from Amalfi Town and Positano. The peaceful trail takes you past farmed terraces with olive groves and grape. Hiking The Path Of The Gods (Il Sentiero Degli Dei): Amalfi Coast Holidays Soothed The Soul | A girl and her dog on the road
06182020 The Patriarchi project by Feudi di San Gregorio winery focuses on safeguarding the few precious ancient vines (older than 250 years) that still exist in Irpinia. The ultimate wine tourism destination in Campania, Italy | Inside Wine
06192020 Located in the heart of the Taurasi DOCG, Mirabella Eclano encompasses 65 hectares of hillside vineyards, the wine cellar and the luxurious Radici resort. Mastrobetardino top cuvée is “Radici”, a Taurasi Riserva that spends 30 months in oak, then at least 36 months in bottle prior to release. Drink like the Romans - Mastroberardino! | Vintriloquy
06202020 With pizza or anything featuring the ubiquitous red sauce, I chose a terrific big, bold, chewy, smoky wine from Cilento in Campania, southern Italy: De Conciliis, Donnaluna Aglianico, Campania. The Best Wine Pairings for Popular Takeout Dishes | Chowhound
06212020 With its tangles of bougainvillaea cascading over parched rocks, lizards darting between slabs of volcanic tufa and cliffs rearing up over indigo waves, Ischia feels more like a place Odysseus might have visited than a typical Italian holiday destination. Ischia: Italy's island with the best beaches | Condè Nast Traveller
06222020 “Not just dreaming but also booking,"  says Italian tourism consultant. Rome is the first destination–attracting about 90% of interest. Also the Amalfi Coast, Campania and Naples, the Sorrento area and Capri. Italy Hotels: Here Are 6 Safe Most Memorable Stays For Your Italian Trip | Forbes
06232020 Here is a series by Kylie Flavell called "The Dolce Vita Diaries" filmed in Positano on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Having meaningful conversations with locals about the idea of the "Good Life" and makes one think about how we will live our lives Post Corona. The Good Life | Publish0x
06242020 It was an April night in 1966. That night my mother was wearing a small 18-karat gold bell with “Capri” etched on it. Her parents bought it a few years earlier at the jewelry store Alberto e Lina La Campanina. The Story of A Little, Lucky Capri Bell That Gave Me Life | Dream of Italy
06252020 Capri Palace, a 1960s hotel designed in the style of an eighteenth-century Neapolitan palazzo, will be reopened by Jumeirah this week. The property is located on the island of Capri and stands on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Naples, in a quieter region of the island known as Anacapri (“above” Capri). Jumeirah reopens a palace in Capri | Business Traveler
06262020 What happens in Ischia, stays in Ischia. There is always something about a summer holiday, especially a languorous beach vacation, that makes normal societal rules seem superfluous. A restless sort of energy, full of longing, suffuses the air and all three girls on holiday are affected by it. 'My Brilliant Friend' Episode 4 | MEA WorldWide
06272020 Peppered with tales of Jackie Kennedy’s beloved Ravello, the innumerable legendary establishments that have hosted the likes of Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor, and John Steinbeck’s Positano, there’s no shortage of the larger-than-life glamour of bygone eras—though on the Amalfi Coast, it never disappeared. First Look: Amalfi Coast by Carlos Souza and Charlene Shorto | Vanity Fair
06282020 More and more European hotels are reopening in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown. The Regina Isabella will be the first five-star hotel in Ischia to reopen - with some of the luxury hotels on the island not planning to open until 2021. June reopenings set for Ischia, Lausanne, Rome | Travel Daily News International
06292020 An American archaeologist headed straight to the museum’s Farnese Collecction, considered one of the finest collections of Greco-Roman statuary in the world. “Just having the opportunity to be alone in the room with the statues and really take them in was quite special". Museums' treasures endure, but how we see them may change | National Geographic
06302020 Full day tours from the Amalfi Coast to a local, boutique winery. From vine to glass including vineyard and cellar tour, lunch and tasting. Evening pre-dinner wine tasting at a Positano restaurant. Swirl the Glass Wine Experiences | Italy Magazine

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

WINE TOURS & WINE TASTING Full day tours from the Amalfi Coast to a local, boutique winery. From vine to glass including vineyard and cellar tour, lunch and tasting. Evening pre-dinner wine tasting at a Positano restaurant. Swirl the Glass Wine Experiences | Italy Magazine

Monday, June 29, 2020

HAUNTING EXPERIENCE AT NAPLES' MANN An American archaeologist headed straight to the museum’s Farnese Collecction, considered one of the finest collections of Greco-Roman statuary in the world. “Just having the opportunity to be alone in the room with the statues and really take them in was quite special". Museums' treasures endure, but how we see them may change | National Geographic


Sunday, June 28, 2020

LUXURY SINCE 1956 More and more European hotels are reopening in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown. The Regina Isabella will be the first five-star hotel in Ischia to reopen - with some of the luxury hotels on the island not planning to open until 2021. June reopenings set for Ischia, Lausanne, Rome | Travel Daily News International


Saturday, June 27, 2020

A PHOTOGRAPHIC ODE Peppered with tales of Jackie Kennedy’s beloved Ravello, the innumerable legendary establishments that have hosted the likes of Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor, and John Steinbeck’s Positano, there’s no shortage of the larger-than-life glamour of bygone eras—though on the Amalfi Coast, it never disappeared. First Look: Amalfi Coast by Carlos Souza and Charlene Shorto | Vanity Fair

Friday, June 26, 2020

THE CHIT-CHAT AND FLIRTING What happens in Ischia, stays in Ischia. There is always something about a summer holiday, especially a languorous beach vacation, that makes normal societal rules seem superfluous. A restless sort of energy, full of longing, suffuses the air and all three girls on holiday are affected by it. 'My Brilliant Friend' Episode 4 | MEA WorldWide


Thursday, June 25, 2020

WAKE UP IN OUR MEDITERRANEAN DREAM Capri Palace, a 1960s hotel designed in the style of an eighteenth-century Neapolitan palazzo, will be reopened by Jumeirah this week. The property is located on the island of Capri and stands on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Naples, in a quieter region of the island known as Anacapri (“above” Capri). Jumeirah reopens a palace in Capri | Business Traveler

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

THE BELL OF SAN MICHELE AND ITS LEGEND It was an April night in 1966. That night my mother was wearing a small 18-karat gold bell with “Capri” etched on it. Her parents bought it a few years earlier at the jewelry store Alberto e Lina La Campanina. The Story of A Little, Lucky Capri Bell That Gave Me Life | Dream of Italy


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

THE MANY WONDERS OF THE ITALIAN CULTURE Here is a series by Kylie Flavell called "The Dolce Vita Diaries" filmed in Positano on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Having meaningful conversations with locals about the idea of the "Good Life" and makes one think about how we will live our lives Post Corona. The Good Life | Publish0x



Monday, June 22, 2020

ITALY, OPEN FOR TRAVEL AGAIN “Not just dreaming but also booking,"  says Italian tourism consultant. Rome is the first destination–attracting about 90% of interest. Also the Amalfi Coast, Campania and Naples, the Sorrento area and Capri. Italy Hotels: Here Are 6 Safe Most Memorable Stays For Your Italian Trip | Forbes 

Sunday, June 21, 2020

THE MYTHIC LEGACY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN With its tangles of bougainvillaea cascading over parched rocks, lizards darting between slabs of volcanic tufa and cliffs rearing up over indigo waves, Ischia feels more like a place Odysseus might have visited than a typical Italian holiday destination. Ischia: Italy's island with the best beaches | Condè Nast Traveller



Saturday, June 20, 2020

THE BEST WINE TO HAVE WITH MARGHERITA With pizza or anything featuring the ubiquitous red sauce, I chose a terrific big, bold, chewy, smoky wine from Cilento in Campania, southern Italy: De Conciliis, Donnaluna Aglianico, Campania. The Best Wine Pairings for Popular Takeout Dishes | Chowhound


Friday, June 19, 2020

HUGELY AGE-WORTHY AGLIANICO Located in the heart of the Taurasi DOCG, Mirabella Eclano encompasses 65 hectares of hillside vineyards, the wine cellar and the luxurious Radici resort. Mastrobetardino top cuvée is “Radici”, a Taurasi Riserva that spends 30 months in oak, then at least 36 months in bottle prior to release. Drink like the Romans - Mastroberardino! | Vintriloquy



Thursday, June 18, 2020

THE SECULAR ETHNO-ANTHROPOLOGICAL HERITAGE The Patriarchi project by Feudi di San Gregorio winery focuses on safeguarding the few precious ancient vines (older than 250 years) that still exist in Irpinia. The ultimate wine tourism destination in Campania, Italy | Inside Wine

Wednesday, June 17, 2020


HIKING WITH MY MUM Even if you are not staying in Bomerano, where the walk starts, buses regularly run from Amalfi Town and Positano. The peaceful trail takes you past farmed terraces with olive groves and grape. Hiking The Path Of The Gods (Il Sentiero Degli Dei): Amalfi Coast Holidays Soothed The Soul | A girl and her dog on the road



Tuesday, June 16, 2020

THE TOURIST PORT OF MARINA PICCOLA The town of Sorrento lies up above the cliffs but along the coastline here there are areas inshore suitable for anchoring. There are limited moorings for yachts within the harbour but for a more peaceful night’s stay you can move along the coast to the northeast and anchor a couple of cables offshore in about 10m of water. Just the Italian job: the quieter side of Sorrento | Yachting Monthly



Monday, June 15, 2020

FINE DINING IN CHIAIA DISTRICT Inspired to Eduardo De Filippo works, a delicious Tommaso Cupiello dessert by our Executive Chef Eduardo Estatico at The Macpherson's restaurant. The Britannique Naples, Curio Collection by Hilton | FindGlocal



Sunday, June 14, 2020

THE KEYS TO THE KINGDOM Bellini Travel founder Emily FitzRoy can tick off many such examples: the time she took over the Amalfi Coast’s Li Galli islands for a client’s 50th birthday, flying in a gospel choir from London – “flying in everything”, she recalls. Gran Turismo | Wish

Saturday, June 13, 2020


DOWN TO LAURITO BEACH Da Adolfo the wonderful shabby-chic shack which is the perfect place for a laid-back summer lunch. Super-fresh food such as marinated anchovies, mozzarella di bufala baked on lemon leaves, and grilled catch of the day. A Long Weekend on the Sorrento Peninsula | Issimo


Friday, June 12, 2020

PROCIDA WAS A DREAM The most beautiful, idyllic and quiet island of pastel houses, lovely locals and delicious seafood. Enjoy a long lunch by the water (I’d recommend La Gorgonia) then walk up the hill for a post-card perfect view of Procida’s wonderful colourful buildings. Crystal Oceans & Margherita Pizza | ROAM Magazine

Thursday, June 11, 2020

VINES WITH A VIEW The scenic Italian region is known for its vibrant local white varieties and the beautiful black grape Aglianico. The whites are Falanghina, Greco and Fiano, and the black grape variety, Aglianico, is used for the red wine in the much reputed Taurasi DOCG. The wine buff: A taste of captivating Campania | Irish Independent

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

AN EXTINT DOG - THE MOLOSSUS By carefully examining bones of 113 dogs found here and comparing them with the results of the mosaics, researchers have been able to piece together the identity of the canine guards. “The results of those tests tell us that the direct descendants of the ancient guard dogs are still with us – the Neapolitan Mastiff. 'Most intriguing survivor of Pompeii’ revealed by archaeologist as ‘masterpiece’ unearthed | Daily Express

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS ACTIVITIES In the Domus of the Nave Europa the internal garden will be visited with the planting of the married vine, a technique that involves the cultivation of the vine on another tree as a support, used since ancient times and until the end of the 19th century in the Vesuvian territory. House of the Europa Ship | Pompeii - Parco Archeologico

Monday, June 8, 2020

MACCARUNE 'E ZITE A pasta guide will allow you to make and order pasta dishes as true Neapolitans do. Pasta made in Gragnano is highly valued, with the most famous brands being Garofalo and Di Martino. Other smaller producers are equally exceptional. Pantry Guide: How to Eat Pasta Like a Neapolitan | Culinary Backstreets

Sunday, June 7, 2020

AMALFI LEMON CAKE The Amalfi Lemon Experience runs a variety of tours and classes.The Aceto family’s limoncello, lemon honey and other products can be bought online and shipped internationally. Among the lemon groves of Amalfi | ft.com


Saturday, June 6, 2020

QUANDO, QUANDO, QUANDO Italy’s first post-lockdown shindig, will be the annual Ischia Global Film and Music Fest, renamed “Ischia Smart 2020” this year, and set to be held July 12-19 on the island of Ischia off the coast of Naples. Carolina Rosi will serve as president of the upcoming 18th edition, says fest founder and chief Pascal Vicedomini. Italian Summer Film Festivals Are Forging Ahead With Physical Editions | Variety



Friday, June 5, 2020

@LACENOLANDIA If outdoor activities are more your thing, Irpinia has you covered. The area surrounding the Lago di Laceno has hiking, skiing, and a plethora of other outdoor activities. The area itself also boasts several restaurants that serve typical Irpinian cuisine. Top 10 places to visit in Irpinia | Irpinia Stories

Thursday, June 4, 2020

ENOTOURISM? PLAN A VISIT IN CAMPANIA! Visitors can feasibly use the ancient city of Naples as their base camp and make daily day trips to the region. Alternatively, they can plant themselves in the heart of wine country, in and around towns such as Avellino and TaurasiThe World’s Top 10 Wine Destinations for 2020 | VinePair


Wednesday, June 3, 2020

#MirrorTheWorld British designer Vivienne Westwood has launched her latest project, a digital campaign to discover beauty. And within this platform, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli (MANN), represents the Belpaese through the lens of Luigi Spina. The National Archaeological Museum represents Italy in Vivienne Westwood’s cultural platform | All About Italy

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

FOUNTAINS & WATERFALLS Many of Europe's parks and gardens were created at the request of the kings, queens, princes and princesses. Some have exceptional qualities or stunning styles that put them on the map for visitors vacationing in Italy. Royal Gardens of Europe: The Royal Palace of Caserta | NEWS18.com

Monday, June 1, 2020

VOLARE (OH, OH) Set within Ischia’s rocky coastline can only be reached by walking down hundreds of steep steps or via boat from nearby Sant’Angelo. La Scannella has two cold salt-water pools, a heated swimming pool and easy access to the sea – and the protected cove is a perfect place for snorkeling. Ischia Travel Guide: 6 Places You Need To Visit Now | the italy edit