Italy offers first-class attractions for sea-lovers who can make spectacular journeys through the shapes and colors of the Mediterranean, tropical and exotic habitats reproduced to the smallest detail in Italian aquariums in order to discover everything there is to know about the underwater world. The Aquarium of Genoa in Liguria was designed by th...

Naples, “Napoli” in Italian, is only 142 miles from Rome and shares a fascinating history of its own. It was first settled by the Greeks and is among one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban regions in the world.  Its classic city center is the largest in Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In addition to the city's historical signifi...

Rome is holy, Turin is esoteric but Naples is the Italian city with the closest relationship with the Otherworld, in all its forms. It’s not because of what is there physically — although, we will see, there are some spots of considerable interest from that point of view, too — but rather because of its people’s attitude towards the spiritual and t...

Naples is putting the finishing touches to what has been hailed as the "most beautiful metro station in the world" by Luigi de Magistris, mayor of the southern Italian city. The futuristic Duomo subway station has been designed by Massimiliano Fuksas, the celebrated Roman architect who was behind the Nuvola congress centre in the capital. The metro...

Tuesday, April 6 - 7:00 pm Pacific Time. By Anita Sanseverino. Register here. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the event. Anita is an award-winning photographer dedicated to the subject of Italy as well as a lecturer and scholar of Italian history and culture. More than 25 years ago, Sanseverino began by photographing New York City – from th...

Italian espresso coffee is worth about 5 billion euros. Manufacturing companies employ almost 10 thousand workers, and 3 billion cups are consumed every day. This Italian excellence is now a candidate for UNESCO heritage status. The Italian Minister of Agriculture, Stefano Patuanelli, has announced the presentation of the candidatures of the “Rite...

Naples continues to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, the Father of the Italian language, in its own unique way. After creating Dante figurines for Christmas cribs, the southern Italian city is now devoting an out-sized Easter tradition to the Supreme Poet, reports Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Master chocolatiers at the histor...

What comes to your mind if we say: “Tu vuò fà l’americano”? Maybe the Cuban singer Pitbull dancing his “Bon Bon” song surrounded by sexy girls; or the fun video of the song “We no speak americano” of the Australian music duo Yolanda be Cool; or, maybe, a Neapolitan guy playing the piano accompanied by 5 other musicians, with jazz and swing rhythms....

With a total length of 7.2 kilometers, Naples-Portici is Italy's first railway line. The infrastructure was inaugurated in 1839 in the presence of King Ferdinand II, ruler of what was one of the most powerful states in Europe, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Let's take a look at the history of one of the masterpieces of Italian engineering. The id...

It was the tweet heard around the world. On February 9, the official account of the City of Chicago wrote “proud to be the pizza capital of the world.” The reactions in the Twittersphere and beyond were unsurprisingly swift and impassioned. Phil Murphy, the governor of New Jersey, immediately responded with “I’m incredibly proud to be Governor of t...