Friday, November 1, 2019



10012019  Let´s celebrate the comeback with an attractive and sparkling orange-red colour drink – an elegant, complex and beloved cocktail. Iskiah has many inviting bars and my Negroni Italy was served at the excellent bar at hotel Relais Corte Degli Aragonesi. Style, Spa and Natural Viagra at “La Dolce Sosta” | King Goya
10022019 Ms. Thayer’s new guidebook shares advice on unique experiences you shouldn't miss, local cultural traditions and her favorite places to eat, drink and relax on the coast. A Local Writer Shares All Her Amalfi Coast Secrets | Forbes
10032019 Pompeii was the equivalent of today's Bordeaux in Roman times, before it was destroyed in AD79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Ancient grape grown near Vesuvius is all Greek to me | The Times
10042019 For a start, the scenery alone looks like something out of a film. We're talking rolling green hills with winding roads, towns filled with pastel-hued buildings, and of course those breathtaking, picture-perfect azure sea waters. Inside the spectacular Amalfi Coast where Princess Beatrice got engaged | Daily Mirror
10052019 It is estimated that 200 hectares of true San Marzano fruit is grown today, but the elongated variety is synonymous with this part of Italy, known by local growers as the capital city of the tomato. These days, a visit to Campania and surrounding regions in August and September leaves one in no doubt of the fruit's importance to the local economy. Campania, Italy's birthplace of pizza where the tomato is king | Financial Review
10062019 Friggitelli with tomato, another classic combination from Naples and Campania. Begin as you did with the fried peppers, letting them collapse and char in hot olive oil until they look like rumpled cloth. Rachel Roddy’s recipe for friggitelli peppers with tomatoes | The Guardian
10072019 Vespa Sightseeing Tours offer visitors panoramic views of Vomero and coastal Posillipo, the most exclusive neighbourhood in town. The who’s who of Naples pass their hours here browsing in designer shops and dining in lavish restaurants. Coffee, pizza, wine and a buzz of Vespas – bring the Neapolitan streets to life with a trip to Naples | The Irish Sun
10082019 Further south, Naples is a huge city set in the shadow of Vesuvius and home to a large American expat community. Exciting and welcoming, it’s unique for its Neapolitan style and music. Pros and cons of Italy as a family-oriented expat destination |
10092019 On display at the Royal Palace of Caserta in an exhibition for the first time will be "The Port of Salerno" by Jakob Philipp Hackert, which is the missing piece of the artist's port series, commissioned by King Ferdinand IV of Naples. Hackert stars at Reggia di Caserta show | ANSAmed
10102019 A four-article series highlighting the southern Italian region. The first, titled "Five Good Reasons to Discover the Capital of Samnium", is a walk through the characteristic historic centre of Benevento, the elegance of Trajan's Arch, and the charm of the contemporary art installations of the Hortus Conclusus. Lonely Planet launches 'Campania Special' featuring region | ANSAmed
10112019 Ischia, Italy is a volcanic island in the Gulf of Naples known for its mineral-rich thermal waters. The castle here dates as far back as 474 BC, the oldest in Europe. The Most Stunning Scenery in Europe | TheStreet
10122019 A vivid fresco depicting an armour-clad gladiator standing victorious as his wounded opponent stumbles gushing blood has been discovered in Pompeii. The striking scene in gold, blue and red was uncovered in what experts think was a tavern. Vivid gladiator fresco discovered at Pompeii | Channel NewsAsia
10132019 On a bright autumn morning in the Bay of Cartaromana, fishermen slop brown and pink octopus into buckets and line up large silver fish on crates of ice as the first local shoppers appear on the quayside. Seafood doesn’t get any fresher than this. Ischia: Trawlermen on Italian island learn to dive so they can rescue sunken Roman settlement of Antica Aenaria | The Independent
10142019 The 2016 Terredora Di Paolo, Corti di Giso, Irpinia DOC, Falanghina had an inviting nose with notes of stone fruit of peach and apricot plus citrus aromas of grapefruit. I would like to try some other Falanghina’s to compare, and I'd love to travel to Naples to do it! When in Naples | Sedona Delivers LLC
10152019 We are a winery with small numbers, aimed solely at producing quality wines and above all using only the native varieties of the Phlegraean Fields: piedirosso and falanghina, only using grapes from our vineyards, vinified in purity. On the Outskirts of Naples, Campi Flegrei Wines | Culinary Backstreets
10162019 Another winery in the modern city of Pompeii is Bosco de’ Medici, a family-run enterprise that is quickly making a name for itself. It’s also home to a resort with a high-end restaurant, horseback-riding school, and petting zoo, making it a great base for a relaxing visit and for families with children. The Unknown Volcanic Wines of Pompeii | Yahoo
10172019 The path from the top of the hill is framed by stone walls made from the lava stone. You'll see lots of fruits trees peeking over the wall including fig trees, peach trees, apricot trees, orange trees, and lemon trees. Ischia Ponte and the secret via Soronzano | The Limonata Lounge
10182019 Pliny’s extensive writings on “first growths” encompassed Falernian, the legendary wine of ancient Rome. This grape from Campania came from the slopes of Mount Massico, today the Falerno del Massico DOC. Pliny the Elder, the First Wine Critic and Why He Still Matters | Wine Enthusiast Magazine
10192019 Arise in the master suite at Villa Astor and you will see, through three double doors, Mount Vesuvius, Sorrento, and the island of Ischia—surely how William Waldorf Astor used to start his day. 18 Jaw-Dropping Private Villas You Can Rent Around the World | Town & Country
10202019 “Fate led me to The Pinelli Estate,” says a business developer who, together with his wife, renovated the crumbling farmhouse they found on the property in southern Italy. The result: a private, luxury villa called Il Rifugio that sits on an untouched, verdant green hillside overlooking the Cilento Coast. Owning luxury: The world’s best vacation homes | The CEO Magazine
10212019 Napoli Centrale! Marriott only has one hotel in Naples, but if you have World of Hyatt Points, you could redeem them at Grand Hotel Parker’s or Romeo Hotel, which are members of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. From Venice to Rome: 6 cities you can easily visit on Italy’s high-speed train | The Points Guy
10222019 Campania, famous in Roman times for its wines, is blessed with some fascinating native grapes, including Falanghina. At its best, it makes exotic-tasting wines like this one with distinctly spicy cumin notes, preserved lemons and a full round texture. The best wines to bring back from Europe | Spectator Life
10232019 Quintodecimo “Grande Cerzito” Taurasi Riserva 2010. Didn’t want anything to do with it, until I tried it. This is a ‘once in a lifetime’ kind of wine. It is a black hole of a wine that saturates you emotionally and leaves you wondering what happened. The Skinny Of The Cellar At “Nook” | Scout Magazine
10242019 The three-storey House of the Bicentenary is perhaps the most beautiful noble house so far excavated from under the pyroclastic flow that entombed Herculaneum in the devastating 79 AD eruption. In Photos: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique | The Local Italy
10252019 Havana and Naples are interconnected in being similarly fertile ground for chaos and crisis, both of which are creative generators in Prieto’s work. Prieto is a keen observer of the world around him; he is receiver of information, and translator of that information into art. Wilfredo Prieto at Fondazione Morra Greco | Contemporary Art Daily
10262019 Ivana and Miriam Pipolo, inherited their father’s studio and, like him, they sell a dream, building elaborate photo sets before, during and after the first communion day. First communion in Naples – a photo essay | The Guardian
10272019 The cave of the Sibyl, a woman believed by ancient Greeks to be an oracle. It's part of the 2,700-year-old ruins at the Cuma archaeological park in Pozzuoli, Italy. Ancient Greek settlement west of Naples well worth a wander | Stars and Stripes
10282019 Between 1876 and 1899, American historian and archeologist Colonel J.C. MacKowen built Casa Rossa, with its striking Pompeian red exterior and eccentric 15th-century Aragonese tower. Today the villa is home to a permanent exhibition, The Painted Island. 10 Ultimate Things to Do in Capri, Italy | Fodor's Travel
10292019 That evening there were boats to ferry guests from La Canzone del Mare to the party by the fabled Faraglioni rocks. Magic in the Moonlight: Hamish Bowles Toasts Laura Sartori Rimini’s Birthday Over a Picture-Perfect Capri Weekend | Vogue
10302019 Terra mater: Sorrento lemon tagliolini, anchovies and anchovy extract, snap peas, thyme (very satisfying and enjoyable). Vinous Table: Terrazza Bosquet, Sorrento, Italy | Vinous
10312019 The Neapolitan trend for using greens and vegetables in dishes was put to good use for the likes of Pizza di scarola, which revolves around the endive, a leaf vegetable that is augmented by a range of sautéed ingredients. Five of Italy's Best Savory Pies | Italy Magazine