In Naples, in the Bagnoli district, there is an interactive science museum, a place to touch and experiment as well as observe. With large spaces a stone's throw from the sea, permanent exhibitions, a training center and a rich calendar of activities and events, Città della Scienza has always been committed to promoting a new model of knowledge at...

In the 18th century, at the height of the Baroque period, Naples, one of Italy’s most beautiful cities, was known as the città delle cinquecento cupole, “the city with five hundred cupolas,” because of the number of churches one could admire in its historical center. Indeed, the Campania capital counts about one thousand churches and religious buil...

Yes, I know your objections to Naples. “But the crime!” you point out. Perhaps you mumble something about piles of garbage. We who know her counter with, “But she is a diamond in the rough!”So let’s let the camera speak, because the verbal argument is long and tedious. Consider Vesuvius You can’t miss the volcano when you are in Naples. Like the ci...

“First you have a bite of cake, then you have some water, and THEN you drink the coffee.” These are the words told to me by Giuseppe Schisano, owner of Don Café Street Art Coffee in the Italian city of Naples. Used to sipping my espresso from a tiny cup, I was surprised that the coffee I was about to drink—prepared in a traditional Neapolitan flip...

Spending the morning rush at a café for a quick coffee and pastry is not as common as it used to be. But luckily, there's still Italian breakfast in bed! This week, Leonelli Focacceria e Pasticceria, an Italian bakery located in the Evelyn Hotel of Manhattan, launched Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone's latest treat: frozen sfogliatelle ready to bake a...

The cult of San Gennaro could become a world heritage site. Today civil and religious institutions will announce the candidacy of the cult of the Neapolitan patron saint as an intangible cultural asset recognized by UNESCO. The precise title of the candidacy is "The popular cult of San Gennaro in Naples and the world."The Neapolitan saint is known...

“Two girls talking about books. They are Rory Gilmore, the protagonist of the TV series Gilmore Girls, and Michelle Obama, the real one. Rory, an avid reader, recommends the first lady an (endless) series of books to read while traveling for the Let Girls Learn initiative. Michelle will choose only one: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante”.  My B...

As soon as you leave Caserta train station, you will see something peeping out from the hedge without clearly understand what it is. However, once crossed the road and entering the garden, you cannot be unimpressed by its magnificence. Harmonious, perfect, elegant, majestic and at the same time welcoming, harsh but sweet: the Royal Palace of Casert...

From Monte di Procida, near the city of Pozzuoli to Punta Campanella, just a stone's throw from Sorrento. In this unique space beyond Naples, you will find the Phlegrean towns of Pozzuoli and Bacoli, the ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabia, as well as the magical islands of the gulf: Ischia and Procida to the north and Capri to the south. If...

Food is Love! The concept might just be one of the few things every Italian on earth can agree on. But, for this week’s guest, it’s also a mission statement! Alessandra Aiello was born in Vico Equense near Napoli, and was minding her own business raising her three daughters, and focusing on her family when COVID quarantine inspired her to start fil...