Situated a mere 50 kilometers inland from the buzz of Napoli and the attractions of the Amalfi coast, the Sannio region of Campania remains relatively unknown to Japanese travelers. But this may be changing as the region’s long history of wine production is finally gaining international recognition, and with it a new legion of wine fans. Sannio’s w...

After queuing for more than half an hour in front of a well-known trattoria we were finally accommodated and had a sumptuous Neapolitan lunch. A meal which involved the constant hurrying to and fro of red-shirted waiters, shouting god knows what incomprehensible words to god knows whom and an out-of-the-blue appearance of an unlikely singer which c...

What to do and see in Naples? You can't simply visit a city that is so lively and vibrant, volcanic and ingenious: you have to live it. What better way to experience Naples than by taking inspiration from the Neapolitans.  Put aside stereotypes and prejudices and discover a romantic and seductive city that surprises at every corner.   We will help...

When: Thu, May 19, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT - Where: Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11373 Join us on Thursday, May 19th at our non-profit building for a free event featuring live Neapolitan music along with a discussion on the Neapolitan language with our guest speaker and performer Robin Grasso. It is goin...

Are you ready to come back to Italy? Have you packed your bags already or are you still thinking about the best destination for your yearly visit to the Belpaese? Well, if you follow our suggestion and take part in our new sweepstake, the Amalfi Coast Experience, you may well get to fly to Amalfi for free and enjoy the Costiera on us for a week… So...

A previously unknown piece of juvenilia by great 19th century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi has been found in Naples and published for the first time. The eight-page exercise book on which a 16-year-old Leopardi wroted his observations on poetry, philosophy, politics and society also contains a list of 160 favourite authors both ancient and modern....

Supported by a grant from the United States Embassy to Italy to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in museums, professionals from The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC will conduct a week of collaborative workshops from May 2 – 9 with Italian contemporary art museums in Turin (GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea), Rome (Mu...

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. It joins the daily direct flights, operated all year round, from Rome and Milan Malpensa to the airline's New York/Newark hub and the seasonal connection from Rome to the Wa...

One of the best ways to visit Italy is definitely on a cruise. There are many stops that the entire peninsula offers to those who decide to visit Italy on a cruise. A few steps from the sea are some of the most important Italian beauties and attractions. There are many cities you can visit on a cruise, but here are the best 5 stops to visit absolut...

Half-past eight on a Sunday night in Naples and I was given a seat with a view. Across the room at the Ristorante Umberto, in the upscale Chaia neighbourhood, was a table of four consisting of an older couple and a middle-aged one. I presumed it was a family dinner of some kind. All but the elder gentleman at the table had finished what was on thei...