Friday, July 1, 2022

DESIGNED IN THE ARAB-NORMAN STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE The Baroque forest around the stone crypt of Saint Matthew’s beneath the Salerno cathedral. My favorite piece though is the tomb of Margaret of Durazzo: much of its original painted surface is intact (most Greek, Roman, and medieval stone sculptures were painted). There’s a lot of fun shopping in the historic center, especially on Via Duomo and Via Dei Mercanti. Stunning Salerno | Tante Belle Cose



JUNE 2021

MADE IN ITALY AT POMIGLIANO


















06012022 Alfa Romeo Tonale in production at Stellantis factory in Pomigliano d’Arco near Naples. A completely new production line was created at the plant. It is largely automated and more than 750 robots are used to assemble the new model. Sales of the C-SUV Alfa Romeo Tonale in Europe are scheduled to begin in June. Alfa Romeo Tonale – we were in the factory where the new Alfa SUV is built | newsbeezer.com
06022022 The perfect cocktail that has some subtle sweetness with a bubbly zing of citrus. You can enjoy this cocktail during a hot summer day to cool down. The inspiration for my Limoncello Spritz comes from my trip to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. We had this amazing Italian cocktail on the beach and we loved it so much. Limoncello Spritz – A Refreshing Cocktail from the Amalfi Coast | Our Sweet Adventures
06032022 Perhaps nothing represents the Amalfi Coast better than citrus. Opt for anything floral or something that resembles artwork or Italian tiles. Bring on the long, breezy dresses. Accessorize with drop earrings. Hats are a must. Use sandals. Even If You Aren't Heading to Italy, You Can Still Embrace Amalfi Coast Dressing | InStyle
06042022 'Your food, your language, your people, your land, your music, your grandmothers! I'm in love.' Camila Cabello has been spending time in Italy this spring and has in a way taken her fans with her as she has shared images from the Italian trip. On Wednesday the 25-year-old crooner was seen in an orange triangle string bikini top as she posed in front of the coast of Amalfi. 'I'm in love with Italy!'| Daily Mail
06052022 In the sea, athletes and Olympic champions compete to the last rowing stroke in a competition. An event in honor of the exploits and dynamic rivalry between Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa, and Venice. “The Regatta is the flagship event for our City. Competitiveness and tradition, history and sport." Amalfi mayor said at the presentation press conference. Amalfi welcomes the 66th Historical Regatta of the Ancient Italian Maritime Republics. | Authentic Amalfi Coast
06062022 Italians, by history and tradition, recognise themselves in theatres. Naples, for example, has an atavistic, ancestral relationship with its San Carlo Theatre. My wife Giulia - when Salvatore Nastasi was Commissioner of the San Carlo Theatre - convinced me that I should not only take care of the operation and support of the theatres, but that I should also take care of their beauty." Salvatore Nastasi | Alain Elkann Interviews
06072022 The name derives from Casertan dialect because of the grape’s tiny round shape. It is a vigorous varietal, producing grapes with high sugar content. Native to the hills around the Campania town of Caiazzo, the Pallagrello may be related to an ancient varietal mentioned by Pliny the Elder. The wine was the favorite of the Bourbons when they ruled in Naples. It has now become a favorite of mine. The Wines of Michele Alois at IL Gattopardo | Charles Scicolone on Wine
06082022 Born in the 17th century in Florence, flourishing in the 18th century around Naples, the pulsing heart of Italian opera, and later expanded across the whole Italian peninsula. There’s nothing quite like the Italian opera says Stephane Lissner, the French director of the San Carlo theatre in Naples, which claims to be the oldest opera house in the world. Italy chooses opera over coffee as candidate for UNESCO heritage recognition | Euronews
06092022 Scooteroma’s founder Annie Ojile teamed up with art historian Alexandra Lawrence to offer private tours of Naples under the moniker All Street Italy. The tours focus on the city as an open-air theater brimming with street culture. From the Baroque architecture and artisan studios of Spaccanapoli to the Greek and Roman ruins of the Campi Flegrei the comprehensive itinerary reveals the complex identity of the city – one that is both sacred and profane. ALL STREET NAPOLI | Formasideris
06102022 Guests enjoyed an excursion on the typical gozzi, customized by ETRO, a sunset cocktail at the Pegaso ETRO Suite at the Punta Tragara Hotel, and dinners at “Paolino”, “Villa Verde” and at “Il Riccio”. A calendar of special events unveiled in Capri last weekend, featuring the ETRO Beach collection of garments and accessories, across several cities and exclusive resort destinations. Etro presents the “Liquid Paisley Beach” | Luxferity
06112022 Convention Bureau Italia and national tourist board ENIT have announced the fourth edition of MICE event Italy at Hand will take place 16-18 November 2022 in Campania Region. Naples is set to host the B2B sessions and the social and teambuilding activities, while Sorrento will team up with other destination ‘rising stars’ such as Salerno, Campi Flegrei, Ischia and Procida in hosting post-tour activities. Italy at Hand returns for fourth edition with November date in Campania | Conference & Meetings World (CMW)
06122022 On June 20, the Campania Digital Summit is being held at the Conference Center of the Fondazione Idis-Città della Scienza in Naples. Ninth stage of the "Digital Regional Summit Project" with which The Innovation Group accompanies and promotes innovation in PA and territorial systems, in collaboration with local governments, business associations, universities, research centers and companies. Campania Digital Summit 2022 | Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa
06132022 In Agerola, from the restoration of the Mountain Colony “Principe di Napoli”, a Campus has been created to promote local agri-food excellence, the extraordinary cheese production and the training of the chefs of tomorrow. The gastronomic, agricultural and touristic tradition of the Monti Lattari and Upper Amalfi Coast area thus has new energy. New regional campaign - Region of Campania | Europe in my Region (EIR)
06142022 The Taurasi DOCG was formed in 1993 and was southern Italy’s first DOCG. The denomination allows for two different labels: Taurasi DOCG and Taurasi Riserva DOCG. Taurasi’s denomination comprises 17 communes that cover a range of soils, vineyard altitudes, and microclimates. Some wineries in Taurasi are making wines from 100+ year old vines. In Guastaferro’s case, 200 year old vines. TAURASI DOCG | cittavino & co.
06152022 The largest island in the Bay of Naples, Ischia is renowned for its mineral-rich thermal waters. That makes Ischia home to dozens of hotels and water parks offering access to the hot springs along with amenities such as pools, beaches and spa treatments. The 22-acre park is situated on San Montano Bay with breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea from a heated Olympic-sized pool and several locations throughout the park. Indulge in an affordable spa day at Ischia’s Negombo | Stars and Stripes
06162022 Find time to see the majestic complex of temples at Paestum. And if you're happy to rent a car, then make for the Cilento south of Paestum, which combines fine mountain landscapes, notably the Alburni uplands, with some lovely coastal scenery, small resorts and pretty villages. Southern Italy, travel guide and things to do: The four hidden gems within Italy's famous boot | Australian Traveller Media
06172022 Tourists continue to flock to the ruins of Pompeii, often finding themselves shocked by the number of stone phalluses carved into the pavement and walls. Prostitution was not only legally permissible but it was generally regarded as the social norm for men (and, in some cases, wealthier women) to frequent such establishments. Sexuality and sexual behaviour was regarded as an immutable aspect of human life. The explosive history of the 2,000-year-old Pompeii ‘masturbating’ man | The Conversation Media Group
06182022 Italy is one of Britain's favourite holiday destinations, specifically the Amalfi coast, home to some of the most idyllic towns and a breathtaking coastline. Also famous for its narrow roads which make it very difficult for tourists to drive around. Now the Amalfi coast is imposing new rules to try and control the traffic. British tourists only allowed in popular Italian spot certain days of the week this summer | Daily Express
06192022 Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed agreements to debut two new W Hotels in Italy with the signings of W Milan and W Naples. Both hotels are slated to welcome guests in 2024, further expanding the brand’s footprint in the country. The spirited cities have long been a destination of choice for global jetsetters, and we’re delighted to answer to the growing demand for luxury lifestyle hotels. Marriott International announces two new W Hotels signings in Italy with W Milan - Duomo and W Naples | TravelDailyNews
06202022 Luxury streetwear brand GCDS is expanding once again, this time in the sunny town of Capri, Italy. A small island where Naples-born Creative Director Giuliano Calza spent dreamy childhood summers, Capri is famous for its seaside resorts and alluring charm. “It is a real honor for me to add on the retail expansion of GCDS with the opening of a new store in Capri, representing a return to my home and to my roots.” GCDS Unveils A Brand New Store In Capri | CR Fashionbook
06212022 It pays homage to a golden age of fine spirits, cocktails and bubbly, when cultured imbibers knew their Old Fashioned from their French 75, and what kind of glass they should be served in. The famous Dolce Vita drink recipe served exclusively in Positano at Franco's Bar at Le Sirenuse Hotel featured in One Italian Summer. One Italian Summer | Judith D Collins
06222022 Small, steep, and cliff-laden, the landscape allows visitors to feel as though they’re suspended between two blue ethers—a sparkling sea of cobalt and an endless sky. As for the terrain, Capri’s blanketed with Mediterranean shrubs, blooming Broom flowers, Bougainvillea, and lemon trees. The Vogue Guide to Capri: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Sunbathe on the Mystical Island | Vogue
06232022 The Conference of the Ministers of Culture of the Mediterranean, scheduled in Naples, aims at focusing on cultural diplomacy in a strategic region for global balance. The purpose of the Naples Conference is to develop joint strategies and actions to protect and enhance culture as a common good of the Euro-Mediterranean region and to launch a "Naples Process" for cultural collaboration in the Mediterranean. Conference of the Ministers of Culture of the Mediterranean | Ministero della cultura
06242022 Set on a rocky cliffside, this year Villa Treville Positano will offer guests an elevated stay with the addition of a new spa, and acquisition of Villa Maura. This season the Moroccan style Bianca Bar, housed in what was Zefirelli's salon, presents a new Botanical Bar. Specialist mixologists will create cocktails with homemade infusions from the estate's gardens for guests to enjoy on the vine adorned terrace, sitting on plush sofas. Villa Treville | Hospitality Net
06252022 The show exhibits and presents a curated selection of design and art from new and returning galleries and showrooms. This year, it is presented at a historic 14th-century monastery on Capri. "Nomad responds to a steadily growing interest in collectible design and contemporary art among collectors and cultural institutions," said the fair. Nomad Capri 2022 | Dezeen Events Guide
06262022 The 14-centimeter long (5.5-inch long) Hermann’s tortoise and her egg were discovered during excavations of an area of the ancient city that, after the earthquake leveled Pompeii, was being rebuilt for the construction of public baths. Pompeii’s director general, Gabriel Zuchtriegel, said the fact that she still had her egg suggested she died before finding a safe, hospitable place to lay it. “This mosaic of relations between culture and nature, community and environment.” Tortoise and her egg found in new Pompeii excavations | The Associated Press
06272022 And while having gained more popularity in the last few years, the Isola di Ischia (Island of Ischia) is still pure, authentic, untouched Italy, which still retains much of that locals-only magic. Even though it is best known for its healing volcanic sands, natural water pools, and thermal spas, you can also find many a piazza filled with local families staying up late, eateries only accessed by boat, and hidden shops selling vintage books and whatever else you’ll want to squeeze into your suitcase. The Ischia City Guide | Leo Edit
06282022 And small farmers’ role in the Irpinia region. Roberto and Teresa Bruno of Petilia estate represent a new generation of university-educated contadini (farmers). The wine is made from Southern Italy’s robustly tannic Greco grape, which—when grown at the higher altitudes in this area’s dry, mineral-rich soils—produces one of most complex whites. (Think minerals and herbs.) The Rising Stars of Greco di Tufo | Wine Spectator
06292022 Its fragile cultural landscape — churches, gardens, vineyards, and towns — is divided into 16 municipalities and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi are the area's top destinations, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. There are multiple ways to get to (and around) the Amalfi Coast. How to Plan a Trip to Italy's Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included | Travel + Leisure
06302022 Name a better fashion icon than Jackie Kennedy Onassis. We’ll wait. Her summer style is so attainable, you can add her favorite sandals to our cart right now. Canfora is known for its Capri sandals, the brand just celebrated its 70th anniversary, and to honor the brand’s history, they released a new version of the loved Capri sandal. The sandals are handmade and have beautiful gold detailing on them. Jackie O Loved These Handmade Sandals That You Can Only Buy in Capri — But These 3 Dupes Don’t Require a Plane Ride | SheKnows

Thursday, June 30, 2022

THE FORMER FIRST LADY'S  BRAND OF CHOICE? CANFORA! Name a better fashion icon than Jackie Kennedy Onassis. We’ll wait. Her summer style is so attainable, you can add her favorite sandals to our cart right now. Canfora is known for its Capri sandals, the brand just celebrated its 70th anniversary, and to honor the brand’s history, they released a new version of the loved Capri sandal. The sandals are handmade and have beautiful gold detailing on them. Jackie O Loved These Handmade Sandals That You Can Only Buy in Capri — But These 3 Dupes Don’t Require a Plane Ride | SheKnows



Wednesday, June 29, 2022

ITALY'S AMALFI COAST IS SPRINKLED WITH COLORFUL SEASIDE TOWNS Its fragile cultural landscape — churches, gardens, vineyards, and towns — is divided into 16 municipalities and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi are the area's top destinations, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. There are multiple ways to get to (and around) the Amalfi Coast. How to Plan a Trip to Italy's Amalfi Coast — Best Seaside Towns, Top Luxury Hotels, and Tastiest Restaurants Included | Travel + Leisure



Tuesday, June 28, 2022

PETILIA'S FOUNDERS CHAMPION A GREAT SOUTHERN ITALIAN WHITE And small farmers’ role in the Irpinia region. Roberto and Teresa Bruno of Petilia estate represent a new generation of university-educated contadini (farmers). The wine is made from Southern Italy’s robustly tannic Greco grape, which—when grown at the higher altitudes in this area’s dry, mineral-rich soils—produces one of most complex whites. (Think minerals and herbs.) The Rising Stars of Greco di Tufo | Wine Spectator



Monday, June 27, 2022

OFTEN IN THE SUMMER THE BEST OF ITALY TENDS TO BE OVERRUN And while having gained more popularity in the last few years, the Isola di Ischia (Island of Ischia) is still pure, authentic, untouched Italy, which still retains much of that locals-only magic. Even though it is best known for its healing volcanic sands, natural water pools, and thermal spas, you can also find many a piazza filled with local families staying up late, eateries only accessed by boat, and hidden shops selling vintage books and whatever else you’ll want to squeeze into your suitcase. The Ischia City Guide | Leo Edit



Sunday, June 26, 2022

POMPEII EXCAVATION UNEARTHS REMAINS OF PREGNANT TORTOISE The 14-centimeter long (5.5-inch long) Hermann’s tortoise and her egg were discovered during excavations of an area of the ancient city that, after the earthquake leveled Pompeii, was being rebuilt for the construction of public baths. Pompeii’s director general, Gabriel Zuchtriegel, said the fact that she still had her egg suggested she died before finding a safe, hospitable place to lay it. “This mosaic of relations between culture and nature, community and environment.” Tortoise and her egg found in new Pompeii excavations | The Associated Press






Saturday, June 25, 2022

TRAVELLING SHOWCASE OF COLLECTIBLE DESIGN AND CONTEMPORARY ART The show exhibits and presents a curated selection of design and art from new and returning galleries and showrooms. This year, it is presented at a historic 14th-century monastery on Capri. "Nomad responds to a steadily growing interest in collectible design and contemporary art among collectors and cultural institutions," said the fair. Nomad Capri 2022 | Dezeen Events Guide



Friday, June 24, 2022

SURROUNDED BY LUSH GARDENS WITH VISTAS Set on a rocky cliffside, this year Villa Treville Positano will offer guests an elevated stay with the addition of a new spa, and acquisition of Villa Maura. This season the Moroccan style Bianca Bar, housed in what was Zefirelli's salon, presents a new Botanical Bar. Specialist mixologists will create cocktails with homemade infusions from the estate's gardens for guests to enjoy on the vine adorned terrace, sitting on plush sofas. Villa Treville | Hospitality Net



Thursday, June 23, 2022

THE MEDITERRANEAN, A SEA OF CULTURE The Conference of the Ministers of Culture of the Mediterranean, scheduled in Naples, aims at focusing on cultural diplomacy in a strategic region for global balance. The purpose of the Naples Conference is to develop joint strategies and actions to protect and enhance culture as a common good of the Euro-Mediterranean region and to launch a "Naples Process" for cultural collaboration in the Mediterranean. Conference of the Ministers of Culture of the Mediterranean | Ministero della cultura



Wednesday, June 22, 2022

A SLIM AARONS SCENE TO BE RECREATED ON YOUR OWN HOLIDAY Small, steep, and cliff-laden, the landscape allows visitors to feel as though they’re suspended between two blue ethers—a sparkling sea of cobalt and an endless sky. As for the terrain, Capri’s blanketed with Mediterranean shrubs, blooming Broom flowers, Bougainvillea, and lemon trees. The Vogue Guide to Capri: Where to Eat, Sleep, and Sunbathe on the Mystical Island | Vogue



Tuesday, June 21, 2022

TRY THE DOLCE VITA DRINK! It pays homage to a golden age of fine spirits, cocktails and bubbly, when cultured imbibers knew their Old Fashioned from their French 75, and what kind of glass they should be served in. The famous Dolce Vita drink recipe served exclusively in Positano at Franco's Bar at Le Sirenuse Hotel featured in One Italian Summer. One Italian Summer | Judith D Collins





Monday, June 20, 2022

THAT'S AMORE! BACI FROM CAPRI Luxury streetwear brand GCDS is expanding once again, this time in the sunny town of Capri, Italy. A small island where Naples-born Creative Director Giuliano Calza spent dreamy childhood summers, Capri is famous for its seaside resorts and alluring charm. “It is a real honor for me to add on the retail expansion of GCDS with the opening of a new store in Capri, representing a return to my home and to my roots.” GCDS Unveils A Brand New Store In Capri | CR Fashionbook



Sunday, June 19, 2022

ONE OF NAPLES' MOST DESIDERABLE HOTSPOT Marriott International, Inc. announced it has signed agreements to debut two new W Hotels in Italy with the signings of W Milan and W Naples. Both hotels are slated to welcome guests in 2024, further expanding the brand’s footprint in the country. The spirited cities have long been a destination of choice for global jetsetters, and we’re delighted to answer to the growing demand for luxury lifestyle hotels. Marriott International announces two new W Hotels signings in Italy with W Milan - Duomo and W Naples | TravelDailyNews



Saturday, June 18, 2022

TRAVELLING BY SEA IS SOMETHING ELSE: FORGET THE TRAFFIC! Italy is one of Britain's favourite holiday destinations, specifically the Amalfi coast, home to some of the most idyllic towns and a breathtaking coastline. Also famous for its narrow roads which make it very difficult for tourists to drive around. Now the Amalfi coast is imposing new rules to try and control the traffic. British tourists only allowed in popular Italian spot certain days of the week this summer | Daily Express



Friday, June 17, 2022

JUST GRASPING OR GROPING PARTS OF HIS BODY Tourists continue to flock to the ruins of Pompeii, often finding themselves shocked by the number of stone phalluses carved into the pavement and walls. Prostitution was not only legally permissible but it was generally regarded as the social norm for men (and, in some cases, wealthier women) to frequent such establishments. Sexuality and sexual behaviour was regarded as an immutable aspect of human life. The explosive history of the 2,000-year-old Pompeii ‘masturbating’ man | The Conversation Media Group



Thursday, June 16, 2022

BEYOND THE WELL-WORN ROUND OF NAPLES, POMPEII AND THE AMALFI COAST Find time to see the majestic complex of temples at Paestum. And if you're happy to rent a car, then make for the Cilento south of Paestum, which combines fine mountain landscapes, notably the Alburni uplands, with some lovely coastal scenery, small resorts and pretty villages. Southern Italy, travel guide and things to do: The four hidden gems within Italy's famous boot | Australian Traveller Media



Wednesday, June 15, 2022

LOOKING FOR REST, RELAXATION AND REJUVENATION The largest island in the Bay of Naples, Ischia is renowned for its mineral-rich thermal waters. That makes Ischia home to dozens of hotels and water parks offering access to the hot springs along with amenities such as pools, beaches and spa treatments. The 22-acre park is situated on San Montano Bay with breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea from a heated Olympic-sized pool and several locations throughout the park. Indulge in an affordable spa day at Ischia’s Negombo | Stars and Stripes






Tuesday, June 14, 2022

"TAURASI THE KING OF SOUTHERN ITALY" The Taurasi DOCG was formed in 1993 and was southern Italy’s first DOCG. The denomination allows for two different labels: Taurasi DOCG and Taurasi Riserva DOCG. Taurasi’s denomination comprises 17 communes that cover a range of soils, vineyard altitudes, and microclimates. Some wineries in Taurasi are making wines from 100+ year old vines. In Guastaferro’s case, 200 year old vines. TAURASI DOCG | cittavino & co.



Monday, June 13, 2022

 A FORMER COLONY TRANSFORMED INTO A GASTRONOMIC CAMPUS In Agerola, from the restoration of the Mountain Colony “Principe di Napoli”, a Campus has been created to promote local agri-food excellence, the extraordinary cheese production and the training of the chefs of tomorrow. The gastronomic, agricultural and touristic tradition of the Monti Lattari and Upper Amalfi Coast area thus has new energy. New regional campaign - Region of Campania | Europe in my Region (EIR)



Sunday, June 12, 2022

THE 3rd EDITION OF THE SUMMIT On June 20, the Campania Digital Summit is being held at the Conference Center of the Fondazione Idis-Città della Scienza in Naples. Ninth stage of the "Digital Regional Summit Project" with which The Innovation Group accompanies and promotes innovation in PA and territorial systems, in collaboration with local governments, business associations, universities, research centers and companies. Campania Digital Summit 2022 | Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa



Saturday, June 11, 2022

THE CAMPANIA REGION, A TRUE 'OPEN-AIR DESTINATION' Convention Bureau Italia and national tourist board ENIT have announced the fourth edition of MICE event Italy at Hand will take place 16-18 November 2022 in Campania Region. Naples is set to host the B2B sessions and the social and teambuilding activities, while Sorrento will team up with other destination ‘rising stars’ such as Salerno, Campi Flegrei, Ischia and Procida in hosting post-tour activities. Italy at Hand returns for fourth edition with November date in Campania | Conference & Meetings World (CMW)



Friday, June 10, 2022

MAGIC SEA LIFE IN CAPRI Guests enjoyed an excursion on the typical gozzi, customized by ETRO, a sunset cocktail at the Pegaso ETRO Suite at the Punta Tragara Hotel, and dinners at “Paolino”, “Villa Verde” and at “Il Riccio”. A calendar of special events unveiled in Capri last weekend, featuring the ETRO Beach collection of garments and accessories, across several cities and exclusive resort destinations. Etro presents the “Liquid Paisley Beach” | Luxferity



Thursday, June 9, 2022

THREE-DAY ODISSEY TO DISCOVER THE REAL NAPLES Scooteroma’s founder Annie Ojile teamed up with art historian Alexandra Lawrence to offer private tours of Naples under the moniker All Street Italy. The tours focus on the city as an open-air theater brimming with street culture. From the Baroque architecture and artisan studios of Spaccanapoli to the Greek and Roman ruins of the Campi Flegrei the comprehensive itinerary reveals the complex identity of the city – one that is both sacred and profane. ALL STREET NAPOLI | Formasideris



Tuesday, June 7, 2022

"THE ART OF THE ITALIAN OPERA SINGING" Born in the 17th century in Florence, flourishing in the 18th century around Naples, the pulsing heart of Italian opera, and later expanded across the whole Italian peninsula. There’s nothing quite like the Italian opera says Stephane Lissner, the French director of the San Carlo theatre in Naples, which claims to be the oldest opera house in the world. Italy chooses opera over coffee as candidate for UNESCO heritage recognition | Euronews




CAIATÌ ALOIS 100% PALLAGRELLO BIANCO The name derives from Casertan dialect because of the grape’s tiny round shape. It is a vigorous varietal, producing grapes with high sugar content. Native to the hills around the Campania town of Caiazzo, the Pallagrello may be related to an ancient varietal mentioned by Pliny the ElderThe wine was the favorite of the Bourbons when they ruled in Naples. It has now become a favorite of mine. The Wines of Michele Alois at IL Gattopardo | Charles Scicolone on Wine



Monday, June 6, 2022

"I PUT A LOT OF EFFORT INTO THAT HISTORICAL RESTORATION" Italians, by history and tradition, recognise themselves in theatres. Naples, for example, has an atavistic, ancestral relationship with its San Carlo Theatre. My wife Giulia - when Salvatore Nastasi was Commissioner of the San Carlo Theatre - convinced me that I should not only take care of the operation and support of the theatres, but that I should also take care of their beauty." Salvatore Nastasi | Alain Elkann Interviews



Sunday, June 5, 2022

THE AMALFI EVENT IS THE ONLY REGATTA COURSE ON THE OPEN SEA In the sea, athletes and Olympic champions compete to the last rowing stroke in a competition. An event in honor of the exploits and dynamic rivalry between Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa, and Venice. “The Regatta is the flagship event for our City. Competitiveness and tradition, history and sport." Amalfi mayor said at the presentation press conference. Amalfi welcomes the 66th Historical Regatta of the Ancient Italian Maritime Republics. | Authentic Amalfi Coast



Saturday, June 4, 2022

AMALFI - NAPOLI - ITALY 'Your food, your language, your people, your land, your music, your grandmothers! I'm in love.' Camila Cabello has been spending time in Italy this spring and has in a way taken her fans with her as she has shared images from the Italian trip. On Wednesday the 25-year-old crooner was seen in an orange triangle string bikini top as she posed in front of the coast of Amalfi. 'I'm in love with Italy!'| Daily Mail



Friday, June 3, 2022

SUMMER '22 FASHION TREND: AMALFI COAST DRESSING Perhaps nothing represents the Amalfi Coast better than citrus. Opt for anything floral or something that resembles artwork or Italian tiles. Bring on the long, breezy dresses. Accessorize with drop earrings. Hats are a must. Use sandals. Even If You Aren't Heading to Italy, You Can Still Embrace Amalfi Coast Dressing | InStyle



Thursday, June 2, 2022

CITRUSY AND BUBBLY THIS LIMONCELLO SPRITZ! The perfect cocktail that has some subtle sweetness with a bubbly zing of citrus. You can enjoy this cocktail during a hot summer day to cool down. The inspiration for my Limoncello Spritz comes from my trip to the Amalfi Coast in Italy. We had this amazing Italian cocktail on the beach and we loved it so much. Limoncello Spritz – A Refreshing Cocktail from the Amalfi Coast | Our Sweet Adventures



Wednesday, June 1, 2022

MADE IN ITALY AT POMIGLIANO Alfa Romeo Tonale in production at Stellantis factory in Pomigliano d’Arco near Naples. A completely new production line was created at the plant. It is largely automated and more than 750 robots are used to assemble the new model. Sales of the C-SUV Alfa Romeo Tonale in Europe are scheduled to begin in June. Alfa Romeo Tonale – we were in the factory where the new Alfa SUV is built | newsbeezer.com



MAY 2022

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05012022 Procida is a photographer's dream. The cinematic allure starts with the slow approach by boat. It continues with the dappled light in the lemon groves, the crumbling villas, the hidden beaches, and that moment of recognition as you find yourself strolling through Marina Corricella. August in Procida: Caught on Film | SUITCASE Magazine
05022022 Countless Instagrammable moments: at the Bagni Tiberio two rows of models in Pucci swimsuits, lying on Pucci towels in choreographed and synchronized leg lifts. Three giant Pucci pillows floated in the clear waters below the rocks. Pucci’s Camille Miceli Emphasizes Joyful, Inclusive Side of Brand | WWD
05032022 In Switzerland Emilio Pucci designed the first slim stretch ski pants with an elastic stirrup. Next came what he called “island wear”: silk jersey shifts and cropped “Capri pants” in colourful swirling prints, a look soon synonymous with the jet set. Marilyn Monroe was a devotee. Make A Splash With Camille Miceli’s Capri-Chic Debut Pucci Collection | Vogue
05042022 United Airlines restores the daily direct connection Naples - New York/Newark with the first flight departing from Naples airport. The connection will operate until October 29. United Airlines restores the daily direct Napoli-New York flight | We The Italians
05052022 During a confrontation with the inmate; the Inspector stresses: “you and I have nothing in common”. The Inner Cage also involves an “interval”, a space which opens up in the most inflexible structure of them all: a prison. It’s a minor miracle which erupts within power relations, offering up a high-class acting duel between Servillo and Orlando. Review: The Inner Cage [Ariaferma] | Cineuropa.org
05062022 If you like, though, you can visit Pompeii and stroll through the premises; the dancing faun and the Alexander mosaic will be there – but they’re copies. To see the real things, you’ll have to go to Naples, to the National Archaeological Museum. In fact, thousands of objects from Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae, all buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, can be found in the museum. Finders, Keepers | Italia! magazine
05072022 Ferrari Tours, exclusive driving events dedicated to lovers of memorable experiences, both on track and on the road, from the gem of southern Italy, the Amalfi Coast. During these three days, the 46 participants, coming from all over Europe, could discover the authentic hospitality, the inimitable flavours and breathtaking landscapes of the most prestigious area of Campania, all on board their Ferraris. Emotions on the Amalfi Coast with Ferrari Tours | Ferrari Dealer
05082022 Meet Moon author Laura Thayer! "I am still exploring, writing, and discovering new things about the Amalfi Coast and region of Campania, which is so rich with historical sights, museums, and natural beauty." Get your copy of Moon Southern Italy | Moon Travel Guides
05092022 We are in Naples, in Posillipo to be exact, one of the most evocative places in Italy. The large flat with its history-worn majolica floor tiles is embraced by a terrace of over 400 square metres surrounded by a variety of plants, with a breathtaking view of the Tyrrhenian Sea. In this place, there seems to be perfect harmony between yesterday and today [contemporary artworks as sculptures, large paintings, and mixed media]. At Lia Rumma’s house: “I like to combine the historical and the contemporary” | Domus
05102022 In the presence of the mayor of Sorrento, of the chef Alfonso Iaccarino, patron of the starred Don Alfonso 1890, and by the director of Penisolaverde, the award ceremony of the pastry competition, reserved for citizens, for the conception of an orange cake. Sorrento Orange Week: yesterday the award ceremony of the pastry contest | HolidayCoast
05112022 A constant reference to Neapolitan folklore, to seal an indissoluble bond between Liberato and his city. The videoclip of the single “Partenope“, shot by the now inseparable director Francesco Lettieri, it is then a journey through the history and legends of Naples. Liberato sings again (almost at the end of May 9): here is a new album and video clip | Italy24 News Entertainment
05122022 The first time she set eyes on Paestum was as a child when visiting the site with her family. Now its majestic temples have a new guardian: Tiziana D’Angelo is one of the youngest people to direct a big Italian cultural site and is among the few female directors. A museum is planned at nearby Velia, where the Greek philosopher Parmenides was born, while more space will open at Paestum’s museum this year. 'I wept with joy’: young director made guardian of Italy’s temples of Paestum | The Guardian
05132022 Book unique villas in Capri, and more. So, where exactly are people searching and booking? Top trending international destinations for U.S.-based Airbnb users included Venice, Italy (No. 1); Nassau, The Bahamas; Capri, Italy; Puerto Escondido, Mexico; and Tamarindo, Costa Rica, among others. Airbnb Just Released Its Top Destinations of Summer — Here's Where People Are Heading | Travel + Leisure
05142022 Considered as the glamorous island’s first-ever hotel, and operated throughout the Amalfi Coast’s la dolce vita heyday. Hotel La Palma will house an all-new pool deck and rooftop restaurant, and have its own beach club. Located just steps from the famous Piazzetta plaza (the island’s de facto fashion runway), the hotel now also has plenty of new distractions. After a Massive Renovation, the First-Ever Hotel on the Island of Capri Will Relaunch in July | Robb Report
05152022 Many stories exist about this Italian culinary traditional recipe, called Pasta alla Puttanesca. The most accredited says that the first bite of spaghetti alla puttanesca dates back to the 50s in Ischia (one of the most picturesque islands in the Bay of Naples) by Sandro Petti, owner of the famous Rangio Fellone restaurant. Traditional Spaghetti alla Puttanesca from Ischia Island | mad and delicacy
05162022 Marisa Cuomo Winery are located in the beautiful frame of Amalfi Coast, a magic harmony of rocks, sea and unique wines. What to uncork among others: a Costa d’Amalfi Fiorduva by Marisa Cuomo, a gift by Mario Draghi, who brought with him the precious gift box of the Italian Wine Foundation (Fis). Draghi flies to Biden: war, energy, wheat and ... the best of Italian wine on the table | WineNews
05172022 An inscription on the dead man’s tomb identifies him as Marcus Venerius Secundio; incredibly, it appears to indicate that he helped stage performances of Greek plays. It says the deceased “gave Greek and Latin ludi,” or performances. Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome | Greek Reporter
05182022 Nu Genea are back with Bar Mediterraneo, a new album and journey, which projects the sounds of the Neapolitan duo further. A space that leaves its doors open to travellers and their lives, always exposed to the whims of fate. Opening up to the voices of many different people, separated by languages but united by the sea and the music, Nu Genea's hometown, Napoli, becomes a true place of encounter. Bar Mediterraneo - Nu Genea | Bandcamp
05192022 From sport to art, from food to culture, with testimonials of representative sectors of the iconography of the Bel Paese (Marco Balich, shot by his son in the splendid Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples). The initiative will also help to promote a three-year project to accompany young companies, startups in tourism and culture to which the fees and image rights of the ambassadors will be donated. Italian Ministry of Tourism and Enit launch the international campaigns for the promotion of Italy in the world | We the Italians
05202022 Ischia gives you all you need for a restful vacation. With its cliff-edge pool, the stylish Mezzatorre Hotel and Thermal Spa, offering guests the perfect mix of luxury and Ischian charm. The Botania Relais and Spa has acres of gardens, and the San Montano Resort and Spa offers an infinity pool. Don’t miss a trip to the island’s famed thermal pools at Poseidon or Negombo, or spend your days lounging on the beach at Giardino Eden. 12 Best Italy Destinations to Vacation Like a Local | Fodor's Travel
05212022 Italian authorities are pushing the Minneapolis museum to return the statue - once labeled “Doryphoros aus Stabiae” - asserting it was actually illegally excavated. If the statue were to be returned, officials have plans to exhibit it at the new museum in Castellammare di Stabia, that showcases works excavated from the ancient city’s villas. Italy Says Ancient Statue in U.S. Museum Was Stolen, Not Lost at Sea | The New York Times
05222022 Explore the landscape, learn about its excellence, touch its land and reap its fruits. These are the proposals for some of the workshops developed during the summer on the Amalfi Coast. The promise? Total immersion in well-being and complete involvement in artistic and culinary traditions. Yoga, art, and cooking: the best summer’s events | Authentic Amalfi Coast
05232022 For her final day in Italy, Sarah Jossel is visiting the stunning island of Ischia, which is known for its springs. On the island, she explores the Aragonese Castle, some beautiful botanical gardens, and of course has a spa treatment with a view. Escape to Italy with Sarah Jossel | ITV News
05242022 This year the historical parade and the 66th edition of the Historical Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics take place in Amalfi on June 5th, 2022. On Saturday the Historical Parade starts from the central piazza and ends with the lighting of a bonfire and the presentation of the crews. On Sunday morning the 4 crews of 8 rowers and a helmsman push the Galleons, which are 11-meter boats decorated with the traditional colors of the four cities. Historical Regatta of the Maritime Republics – Amalfi | ItalybyEvents
05252022 "This would be the destination to get married! We chose NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento Di Amalfi because of its central location, views looking into the Amalfi Coast, and the 13th century cloister,” the couple shares. “We loved that we could coordinate the ceremony and reception in one place.” A Fashionable Wedding in a Historic Cloister on the Amalfi Coast | Brides
05262022 The five-star luxury Punta Tragara Hotel, on the picturesque island of Capri, will be hosting the Pegaso Etro suite — fully furnished by the Italian fashion and interiors brand Etro Home Interiors. Even the terrace was taken over by Etro, with a patio that includes two couches with the brand’s paisley motifs in gray and burgundy and sunbeds. Etro Furnishes Suite at Capri’s Punta Tragara Hotel | WWD
05272022 After decades abroad, a man returns to his neighborhood in Naples for closure. Wistful memories quickly subsume him, and he finds himself enamored with the place he swore he’d left behind. The contained narrative gives Nostalgia a sharp focus and clarity. And instead of shooting across the entire city, Mario Martone narrows the film’s locale to a single neighborhood: Rione Sanità. ‘Nostalgia’: Film Review - Cannes 2022 | The Hollywood Reporter
05282022 To write about Naples, you really need to be a poet—or, even better, an antiquari­an bookseller. Marius Kociejowski is both and has produced a delightful work that is as eclectic, labyrinthine, ironic and shocking as the city itself. The idea of “a door leading to another door and yet another serves perfectly as a way  to  understand  Naples”, he  remarks. The charm and peril of Naples | The Economist
05292022 Pompeii victim’s genome successfully sequenced for first time. Academics analyzed petrous bones located at the base of the skull of two sets of remains found in the Casa del Fabbro. The Pompeiian man had a genetic profile consistent with the central Italian population. His ancestors likely came to Italy from Anatolia, during the Neolithic Age. This Man Was Encased in Volcanic Ash in Pompeii. Here’s What His DNA Reveals | Smithsonian Magazine
05302022 Ravello is probably the least explored of the hamlets overlooking the deep blue Neapolitan Gulf on Italy’s Amalfi coast. The small town, home to the music and cultural Ravello Festival, hides a 12th-century estate. The shimmering and distinctive pink hue of Palazzo Avino attracts the eye, it houses a five-star luxury hotel. Palazzo Avino’s ‘Wunderkammer’ Experience Offers the Best Food, Fashion and Views | WWD
05312022 The Master of Science in Volcanology joins the efforts of leading scientists from University of Napoli Federico II and INGV-Vesuvian Observatory. In the open-air lab of Neapolitan active volcanoes, you will develop a wide range of skills, such as acquisition, processing and interpretation of quantitative field and/or laboratory data, application of basic mathematical and statistical description of physical processes, geological mapping, collection, interpretation, representation and spatial analysis of data, volcanic hazard assessment. Master of Science in Volcanology | DISTAR Unina