Friday, May 1, 2020

APRIL 2020


04012020 The town of Flumeri lies in the Valley of Ufita, at the back of a hill at 638 meters above sea level and surrounded by two rivers. The area is characterized by a production of high quality biological extra virgin olive monocultivar obtained from Ravece variety, a precious ancient olive cultivar native to the area. Olio Colato Flumeri 2018: The Excellence of the Ravece Olive Cultivar in the Irpinia Hills | The Chosen Table
04022020 Whether it’s about the walnuts from Sorrento, or the ‘Piennolo’ tomatoes from Vesuvius, or the zucchini from San Pasquale, enjoying a slow taste of Campania one season at a time. Slow Food Earth Market – Sorrento Coast | Our Edible Italy
04032020 "An historic goal for the coast of Sorrento, for Campania and the south, but it won't be easy''. The protected marine area of Punta Campanella is a candidate to be included in a list of world excellence of natural parks, the Italian chapter of the International Union of Conservation Nature said. Area Marina Punta Campanella candidate for Green List | ANSAmed
04042020 As Italy approaches one month under lockdown, we’ve seen Italians come together to boost morale through art, food, music. The Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli, the oldest opera house in the world, is streaming operas and ballets through their social channels at 8pm most evenings. How Italy Is Inspiring The World By Coming Together Through Culture | Forbes
04052020 The future for Aglianico looks promising. This ancient grape is the signature red variety in the rugged, beautiful regions of Campania and Basilicata, and wine quality is on a steep upward trajectory. Many leading commentators (Jancis Robinson MW, Ian D'Agata, Piero Mastroberardino, Riccardo Cotarella, Luigi Maffini, Elena Fucci, Antonio Teora, Jack Lewens, Bruno De Conciliis, Marco Giulioli, Andy Howard MW) are strong advocates for Aglianico. Aglianico: the red grape Barolo lovers shouldn't miss | Decanter
04062020 Imagine... A day spent on the glamorous island of Capri complete by exploring the famous Blue Grotto. Color The World With Us, Hotels to Destinations | The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd
04072020 Four legendary Amalfi Coast hotels (Il San Pietro and Le Sirenuse in Positano; Hotel Santa Caterina in Amalfi; Palazzo Avino up in Ravello) have teamed up to fund Covid-19 vaccine research with perk-loaded stays. Show the amore: Italian hotels unite | How To Spend It
04082020 Fun in the sun: Pierce Brosnan, who stars in the offbeat romcom Love Is All You Need. The movie is set on the Amalfi coast. How to explore the world from home during lockdown with the BBC's Peter White and Pierce Brosnan | Daily Sun Post
04092020 We bet you’ve seen so many postcards and pictures portraying the Gulf of Naples, or even on Facebook or on your smartphone… and sometimes we almost forget there is a small bay down the Posillipo hill. It’s called Bay of Trentaremi and that’s what’s left of a volcanic crater. A dive into the crater of Baia dei Trentaremi | Napoli | The Sooper
04102020 The “purpo” veracious, Boccaccio tells us, was on the Neapolitan tables of 1300, pizza spoke documents of the tenth century and in the “Cunto de li cunti” it was already “pizzella”. The most delicious ragu? It is the one with chocolate and Marsala. From “purpo” veracious to pizza, in Campania cooking is history | Charme
04112020 They put a card on their baskets with Giuseppe Moscati's slogan: "Those who can, put something in, those who can't, help yourself. People out shopping for groceries now stop by our baskets and leave something inside." In Naples, Pandemic 'Solidarity Baskets' Help Feed The Homeless | NPR
04122020 With so many holiday destinations in Europe more or less destroyed by hordes of tourist, Ischia stands out as authentic – like a faithful and genuine Italian Lady located in the Bay of Napoli. The mood and lifestyle here is “Piano, piano, piano”. Ischia of today in three words. Charming Ischia makes comeback with the worst-kept secret | King Goya: The World Travel Magazine
04132020 A gorgeous Mediterranean climate and fertile volcanic soil have cemented the wines of Ischia as firm favorites. One of the best-established wine-producers in Ischia, Tommasone boast over 250 years of company history. Our Guide to the Mouth-Watering Wines of Ischia | The Villa Italy
04142020 Our daily activities consist in monitoring the presence of cetaceans around the island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples, Italy). For this aim we use hydrophones that are underwater microphones that are able to detect sounds around the boat. Join the Ischia Dolphin Project to watch whales and dolphins at sea | Oceanomare Delphis Onlus
04152020 Ischia tallest mountain — the 788 meter Mount Epomeo — isn’t a volcano but rather an inclined block of green tuff. Essentially, what created the island was the vertical push from an underwater magma chamber, which is still active today. What to see in Ischia, Italy's green island | Elle Decor
04162020 Monte Solaro can be hiked for those aerobically inclined, but most tourists choose the available chairlift to whisk them to the top of the 589-meter peak. Looking down from these heights, guests can fully appreciate the rocks and green flora that make Capri one of the most verdant and beautiful natural landscapes in all of Italy. Where to Eat, Drink, Stay and Play in Capri, Italy | Maxim
04172020 Les dernières heures de Pompéi shows what they found and includes reconstructed scenes of the city’s inhabitants’ final moments. For this part the newly uncovered street was reconstructed in a studio in Bulgaria. Italy / A docu-drama about Pompeii | Cmca PriMed
04182020 Ristorante Monte Solaro, at the highest point on the Italian island of Capri, provides this scenic overlook. "Surrounding the restaurant are walking paths and overlooks of the vistas that unfold in every direction. The one that caught my eye was flanked by a statue from the era of the emperor Tiberius." A view from the top of Capri, Italy | Star Tribune
04192020 If the sun-drenched Amalfi coast were reincarnated as a film character, it would be Marge Sherwood (Gwyneth Paltrow). Whether she’s lolling on a sailboat in the Mediterranean or sleuthing down bougainvillea-draped passageways, she nails “Roman Holiday”-chic. 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' leaving Netflix, shop its fashions | New York Post
04202020 Amidst spectacular flora and fauna, take a trek from Serrara Fontana to Mount Epomeo. It’s steep at times but worth the effort since the view from the summit is incredible. At the top you can also find a rock church and hermitage of San Nicola and a restaurant. Ischia, Italy | Hear It From Locals
04212020 Italy-Bound: Georgina Chapman is bringing Marchesa’s embroidered and billowing evening gowns to Salerno. The American brand is restaging the spring 2020 collection presented by appointment during New York Fashion Week. Marchesa to Bring Spring 2020 Collection to Southern Italy | WWD
04222020 Kilometre uses vintage shirts as its canvas to express the meridians and parallels of travel. The shirts take their wearers on a journey down the road least travelled. Procida rather than Capri. Upcycled French 19th Century Dress Shirts | Messy Nessy Chic
04232020 Most people who travel to the Bay of Naples rush to the Godard-famous Capri or the glamorous Ischia and tend to overlook the bay’s smallest but most authentic island, Procida. Refreshingly real, it is home to multicolored houses, dreamy marinas, and secret lemon groves. Tasmania, Procida, and a Paris Suburb: 5 Unexpected Places to Travel This Summer | Vogue
04242020 Casa d’Ambra was established in 1888 and grows the island’s prized Biancolella grapes, used for its Frassitelli label, at 600 meters above sea level on the slopes of Monte Epomeo, the highest point on the thermal island. Casa d’Ambra {Ischia} | the italy edit
04252020 We illuminated the hotel in the colours of the Italian flag to show our support to the rest of the country and act as a beacon of hope for our community. Checking In: Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa, Amalfi Coast, Italy | Suitcase
04262020 Volunteers in 7 different countries to prepare the future activities in Sorrento Coast, coordinated by the Marine Park of Punta Campanella. 17 young people of different nationalities in connection with work platform online. The protection of the environment, linking Europe also during the pandemic. Erasmus of the sea | Spark Chronicles
04272020 Researchers at Pompeii have found that huge mounds of refuse apparently dumped outside the city walls were in fact “staging grounds for cycles of use and reuse”. Professor Allison Emmerson and her colleagues used soil samples to trace the movement of rubish across the city. Pompeii ruins show that the Romans invented recycling | The Guardian
04282020 He’s a fisherman by nature and when the word lockdown came to southern Italy, he took off as fast as his motorcycle would drive him down to the coast of Cilento where he had a little house by the sea. In total isolation, without tv or wifi, he decided to clean the beach. A Beautiful Italian Quarantine Story | Lylita's Way
04292020 A capsule consisting of eight exclusive styles linked to two of the story motifs in the Le Sirenuse Positano Spring Summer 2020 collection – Que Onda! and Lurex.  Made of soft Italian vachetta leather, the sandals reinterpret some of Ancient Greek Sandals’ most iconic styles in the carefree spirit of the collection’s caftans, dresses and easy separates. Le Sirenuse Positano steps out in Ancient Greek Sandals | Le Sirenuse Journal
04302020 Funky, low-key Peter's Beach is my preferred perch, and when I need a break from the sun, the chef whips up a superb spaghetti alle vongole. Come aperitivo time, his wife mixes an exceptionally good Campari Spritz. Sorrento, Italy | The Sorrentine Peninsula | CN Traveller