Sunday, August 1, 2021

JULY 2021


07012021 The hypnotic geometry of the “Giardini del Fuenti“ terraces suddenly appears in the wild landscape of the naturalistic path, skilfully set in the Mediterranean scrub, rich in vine pergolas and citrus groves, in an explosion of flowering berceaux between wisteria and bougainvillea. The dizzying view between sky and sea is a truly unforgettable itinerary of charm, to be enjoyed from morning to night.“Giardini del Fuenti”, the Perfect Synthesys of Hospitality and Luxury on the Amalfi Coast | celebreMagazine 
07022021 "Capri is coming back different, stronger,” Lorenzo Fornari, the Capri veteran, explained to me. He spoke rapturously about the Zagara orange blossoms growing atop the island’s towering Mount Solaro that he uses to flavor Solaro, the artisanal gin he had started making with local farmers. A test batch of the spirits had just arrived from the distillery, and he dropped a sprig of rosemary into a glass of it before a final taste test. Capri and Procida: A Tale of Two Islands | The New York Times
07032021 Among the best-selling white wines in Italy and absolute queen of the summer, Falanghina really likes everyone and is perfect for accompanying daily meals – especially fish-based – thanks to its versatility and its excellent quality / price ratio. It is a wine with an intense straw yellow color, with a moderately fruity smell and a dry but fresh and slightly acid taste. Often vinified “in purity”, that is with 100% Falanghina grapes. History and curiosity of the Falanghina | Caffè Gambrinus
07042021 Emilia Wickstead says she dreamt of being a part of the world the Sersales have created at Le Sirenuse. The limited-edition swimwear capsule they went on to create certainly has glamour in spades. From the candy-striped kaftans and slides to the colour-block bikinis, these are pieces to live la dolce vita in. This Emilia Wickstead Swimwear Collab Epitomises Positano Chic | Vogue
07052021 Perched on a cliff-top along Italy’s iconic Amalfi Coast this new resort is an interior dream. Pink from top to bottom this boutique property is more mansion than hotel. Featuring ten suites – each one different from the other – the Palazzo Avino is picturesque from the inside out. The décor pays homage to the area, inspired by the wonders of the Italian gardens of Ravello. A&E Recommends: Palazzo Avino on Italy’s Amalfi Coast | A&E Magazine
07062021 Coffee has a special place in Neapolitan culture and is rightfully considered one of the city’s symbols, resistant to new waves and sticking to its traditions. In that light, there is some welcome news with the announcement that a Neapolitan Coffee Academy will start operating in that city from September this year. It will be a collaboration between the MedEATerranea Association and Caffè Borbone. Neapolitan coffee gets formalized training | TheMayor.EU
07072021 Wanda Nara packed her bags and traveled to Italy with little Francesca and Isabella. The 34-year-old television presenter and model first arrived in the city of Naples, to later visit the beaches of Capri. "But how beautiful are you Capri?” it was the simple and relaxed text that he chose Nara to accompany his recent and summery snapshot on the camera network. From the island of Capri, Wanda Nara raises the temperature in the networks |Today in 24
07082021 By studying evidence of grapes buried under the ash of Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in A.D. 79, the Mastroberardino winery and archaeologists were able to create casts of the vines’ root patterns in the soil. Feudi di San Gregorio’s latest project, a wine encyclopedia, chronicles the heritage of the region’s oldest grapes including Taurasi, Fiano di Avellino, and Greco di Tufo. Ancient wines are having a moment in Italy. Here’s why. | National Geographic
07092021 Yes, we all have an excellent relationship. We [Gianluigi Donnarumma, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne] have taught the Neapolitan dialect to all our team-mates. Now everyone speaks Neapolitan. Us Neapolitans bring joy to the team. The squad are all nice guys who love joking around. We get on well together. Donnarumma on defensive pride, Neapolitan spirit and hunting Buffon's records |
07102021 This is where a new generation of B&Bs, started up in vast, forsaken apartments, takes visitors in rickety brass lifts to stairwells feathered with ferns: SuperOtium, a six-room art hotel and residency opposite MANN; Artemisia Domus in an 18th-century brothel; and The Duomo House, next to the cathedral, in a palazzo still owned by nuns. Exploring Naples: the creative rebirth of Italy's edgiest city | CN Traveller
07112021  “You’ll find many versions of these gelati [in the area],” says Cassandra Santoro. “Some have little bits of the sfogliatella or babà; others are made just with the flavors of the dessert. They are delicious.” Gelateria Primavera in Sorrento, owned by Antonio Cafiero, is one of the places in the region that offers both pastry-flavored gelatos and a crema al limone. What To Know About Locavore Gelato In Italy | Forbes
07122021 With the classic "Good wind and calm sea" wished by the Under Secretary of State for Defense, and by the Chief of Staff of the Navy, it started on Monday 5 July, aboard Nave Vespucci the campaign of the cadet officers of the first class of the Naval Academy. A tradition that is renewed year after year that of the education campaign, aboard the Vespucci which has just turned 90 years old and is today the oldest [built in the construction site of Castellammare di Stabia] and longest-lived naval squad unit in service. The 2021 education campaign on Nave Vespucci is underway | Difesa Online
07132021 Taylor Hill and Daniel Fryer are celebrating their engagement with family and friends in Italy! The newly engaged couple was seen enjoying the sunny weather during a boat day on Sunday (June 27) in Positano, Italy. Check out the romantic photos from when Daniel popped the question over the weekend. Newly Engaged Taylor Hill Enjoys a Boat Day in Italy with Fiance Daniel Fryer | Just Jared
07142021 Da Filippo is a sprawling restaurant just outside the center of Sorrento. Fried anchovies are delightful here at Chantencler. Da Emilia is a seafood trattoria, and you had better order seafood here. Master Hosts make an excellent Gnocchi alla Sorrentina. I had one of the best chicken cacciatore of my life here at Torna a Surriento Trattoria. The Best Restaurants in Sorrento | Sauced & Found
07152021 The Amalfi Coast and Capri are the world's fourth most preferred places for vacations for high spending, non-European tourists. In the Mediterranean Island of Capri, already homes to boutiques of leading luxury brands: Luisa Beccaria secured a location on the iconic Piazzetta, while Genny and Golden Goose opted for the prestigious Via Camerelle. Italy’s Luxury Resort Retail Business Is in Full Bloom | WWD
07162021 A hotel said to be the first new luxury property to open on the Amalfi Coast. Borgo Santandrea is carved into the cliffs above one of Italy’s most famous destinations, 90 metres above sea level. There are 29 guest rooms and 16 suites at the hotel, along with three restaurants located between the highest points of the property right down to The Beach Club. First luxury hotel to open on Amalfi coast for 15 years makes debut | TTG Media
07172021 Italy’s second-largest national park, the Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano occupies the lion’s share of the Cilento peninsula. Some of the most interesting and accessible parts lie within an hour’s drive northeast of Paestum, including the Grotte di Castelcivita, a complex of otherworldly prehistoric caves. For hikers, the town of Sicignano degli Alburni, capped by a medieval castle. 10 national parks you have to visit in Italy | Lonely Planet
07182021 Our white of the moment is without doubt the Cruna del Lago La Sibilla from Campania, an expression of Falanghina the likes of which we have never seen before. Packed full of minerality, spice, smoke and with plenty of verve, this is possibly one of the best whites you’ve never heard of! The Di Meos whites are simply fermented and aged sur lie in tank without any wood, resulting in the purest, most crystalline and mineral examples of Falanghina. A gorgeous white from Campania | Justerini & Brooks
07192021 “I know the island of Procida, in the Bay of Naples, where Twombly has lived. I have spent a few days in the ancient house where Graziella, Lamartine's heroine, spent her days. There, calmly united, are the light, the sky, the earth, the accent of a rock, an arch.”⁠ PANORAMA Procida - 2-5 September | Italics Art and Landscape
07202021 Guests at Il San Pietro Di Positano, a luxe resort built on a cliff face on Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast, can descend 384 steps from the main building and play on a regulation-sized tennis court overlooking the Mediterranean. Ten of the world's most incredible tennis courts | Daily Mail
07212021 The Deep Water Soloing (DWS) is a form of climbing solo without insurance that is practiced on cliffs, where the only protection is the presence of water at the base of the wall. The Amalfi Coast for centuries has fascinated poets, writers… and is known in the world for its limestone cliffs overlooking the sea. Equipped with boat, shoes and chalk, we'll climb in DWS climbing coves and "secret spot" of the magnificent Amalfi coast. Climbing deep water solo psicobloc Positano | Direzione Verticale
07222021 Emily Ratajkowski visited Italy in chic fashion. The model stopped by the Amalfi Coast on Monday, modeling an eye-catching twist on summer’s favorite silhouette: a slip dress. The hot pink Mirror Palais number came complete with spaghetti straps and a backless dip all set with a two-tone silky fabric. Emily Ratajkowski Takes Italy in a Hot Pink Twist on This Season’s Buzziest Dress|Footwear News
07232021 "The Mezzatorre Hotel on Ischia [is] a former 16th century watch-tower perched above a turquoise cove," explains Laucht. "Recently re-opened under Pellicano Hotels Group, creative director Marie Louise Sciò’s touches are everywhere — from the striped umbrellas to the fabulous Pierre Frey wallpaper lining the dining room." Photographer Lucy Laucht's Guide To The Most Beautiful Stays Around The World | Lonny Magazine
07242021 Tori Kelly in Naples. The "Dear No One" singer's trip to Naples was what pizza dreams are made of! Kelly and her husband traveled across Italy celebrating their third wedding anniversary. La Bella Vita! See All the Stars Vacationing in Italy this Summer — Plus, Exactly Where They Go | People
07252021 A tribute to Cilento, a place that delivers excellence in culinary for the richness of raw materials that the territory provides. The menu is seasonal but some iconic dishes remain. And the signature welcome plate of the restaurant, Le Tre Olive, three forms perfectly resembling three olives in three colors that once popped in the mouth, give sensational liquid explosion of flavors. Tre Olivi Ristorante in Paestum, Italy: A Contemporary Tribute to the Mediterranean Diet | Apron and Sneakers
07262021 Called Monogram by Sea, it’s intended, as Francesco Scognamiglio explained, “more as a private club than a fashion brand.” The first Monogram by Sea collection is a couture offering along the lines of the dramatic, red carpet work the designer is known for. Francesco Scognamiglio’s New Venture Monogram by Sea Is a Showcase for His Neapolitan Savoir Faire | Vogue
07272021 Last summer, covid scuttled Kwan’s plans to go to Capri, a place he’s visited more than ten times, to celebrate the release of “Sex and Vanity.” To see whether a visit this summer might be feasible, he called Holly Star, a friend on the ground there. “The vibe is a lot brighter,” she said, on a video call, dangly earrings tinkling. Kevin Kwan Dreams of Capri | The New Yorker
07282021 Business knowledge is, in many ways, universal. Fresh evidence of this truth comes from this seemingly out-of-the-ordinary partnership with the announcement of a new master’s degree, launching early next year. The Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management is a new study program offered by Parthenope University in collaboration with MIT Sloan School of Management. From MIT & Naples, Italy, A New Kind Of Entrepreneurship Master’s | Poets&Quants
07292021 They [Bennifer] appeared at ease as they chatted and laughed away together while walking along the quaint streets with their friends surrounding them. The duo stopped off to pose for photos in a rustic-looking corner, before going for lunch at a nearby restaurant. JLo and Ben Affleck hold hands as they stroll around Capri in next stop of their romantic $130M mega-yacht getaway | The Sun
07302021 All of the 60,000 adults – over 90% of the total population – on this picture postcard island in the Bay of Naples have been vaccinated since the middle of June. They have herd immunity and the next stage is to start inoculating children from the virus before they return to school in September. Welcome to Ischia - one of the few places in the world that's Covid-free | The Irish Mirror
07312021 Villa Cimbrone is one of the most beautiful and popular gardens throughout Ravello; also provides a breathtaking view of the Amalfi coast. The garden features a bar called the Il balcone di Lucille where visitors can get snacks and drinks. During your time in this garden, you should keep an eye for the statue of Ceres, the Crest of Mercury, and the little temple of Bacchus. Amalfi's Hidden Gem: How To Get There & What To See In Ravello, Italy | The Travel

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