The Easter traditions in Southern Italy is characterized by the presence of numerous rites that, in the South of Italy, preserve deep and remote ties with ancient traditions. From Campania to Sicily, in fact, pilgrimages, processions and ancient and sometimes bloody rituals mark the days of Holy Week recalling and representing the death and resurre...

What is it about Italian food that makes people so thrilled? Here are ten — luxurious — reasons why. Italy's food at its best: have a quick reminder of the most lavish, delectable, luxurious ingredients of Italian cuisine. As you scroll through the ingredients we have rolled up, you will come across products you probably know about but have not yet...

Easter lunch in Italy is a celebration of the colors, scents and flavors of the new season, spring. While there are common dishes and ingredients, from north to south, such as lamb, boiled eggs,  savory pies, chocolate eggs and colomba, each Italian region has its own typical dishes or variations on Easter classics. Each region would need its own d...

Naples: A perfect harmony of controlled chaos. You’ve heard the name before, usually before words like “pizza” or “coffee” or “pastries”, but ultimately, Naples is so multidimensional and lively that it cannot be summed up in a few key words. A stroll up one of the numerous hillside streets will reveal the animated spirit of this Southern Italian c...

In Italy there are many seaside resorts highly appreciated by both Italian and foreign tourists such as Vico Equense in the Sorrento peninsula. This town, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, is of ancient origin. In fact, it was the territory of the Etruscans, the Greeks and finally the Romans. The Roman nobility used to spend their summer holidays in...

THE THOUSAND-YEAR HISTORY OF CONZA della Campania, a town in the southern Apennines of Italy, was interrupted by the earthquake of November 23, 1980. A magnitude 6.9 tremblor, it killed 2,914 people, including 184 in Conza alone. If one travels to “Conza della Campania” today, they will be in a different place, a new town of modern villas, with lar...

For Catholics, Easter is the most important celebration of the year. Yes, even more important than Christmas. In it, we remember the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which is considered by the faithful the ultimate proof of His divine nature. While Italians, just like many others around the world, are perhaps no longer as connected to their spiritual...

Giant portraits of famous and ordinary people are invading Naples thanks to the unparalleled talent of the Neapolitan street artist known as Jorit. Symbols of struggle and social resistance, Jorit's characters are real warriors who bear the marks of 'battle': two red stripes painted on their faces. These signs are reminiscent of scarification, a te...

This trip will be an authentic surprise. All different and incredible, Easter traditions in Italy will certainly leave you speechless. Suggestive, misterious and moving: in this article, we'll introduce you to 10 of the most authentic and unmissable Easter traditions in Italy. Piedmont: where Jerusalem is on stage every 2 years. Speaking of Italian...

As foreign outrage mounted over evidence of possible executions and other atrocities by Russian forces in Ukraine, world-renowned ballet dancers from the two countries at war danced together in a performance in Naples to appeal for peace. A Ukrainian ballerina who fled the war in her homeland and a Russian ballerina who quit the Bolshoi Ballet over...