The drive to adopt ultra-high-tech infrastructure, not just for vehicles, but for the roadways themselves, has long been fueling innovation in multiple countries. From biodegradable materials, to 5G-enabled roadways, it’s looking like the roads of the future are going to be more than just asphalt and concrete with lines painted on them. In Europe,...

After being housed for several years at the School Institute of San Severino, the "Museo Casa dell’Emigrante Cilentano" (Museum House of the Cilentano Emigrant) has finally found its natural home, in a house in the old village of San Severino di Centola, a place symbolic of the abandonment of the Cilentan land by thousands and thousands of Cilento...

Christmas markets, light shows and old traditions: all across Italy there are many events planned for the Christmas and New Year period: here we have chosen the most interesting suggestions for you. The very first traditional Christmas markets date back to around the 14th century in Germany and Alsace and then spread along the Alps, including Italy...

The City of Salerno, with the support of the Presidency of the Campania Region and Scabec, with the extraordinary collaboration of Ellis and Statue of Liberty Island Foundation, the Consulate General of Italy in New York and Slideworld, will implement the project SLIDEDOOR: The World Needs a Door. Beginning December 21, 2021 and ending June 21, 202...

The month of November can be an ideal time of the year for a holiday in Italy. The low season makes every destination lower cost than usual, as well as providing the advantage of being able to better enjoy the artistic and natural beauty of the Peninsula in a quieter and less congested by great tourism. Here are some recommended destinations for an...

Filitalia International & Foundation, in collaborazione con la sezione chapter Filitalia di Salerno e il “Progetto Biblioteca Digitale: aggregazione e inclusione sociale nella nuova biblioteca di comunità”, organizza l’evento di presentazione del libro “La Cultura Orizzontale” di G. Solimine e G. Zanchini, Bari, Laterza 2020 previsto per venerdì 22...

Standing on a rocky promontory that once housed the ruins of a Roman villa, the historic Villa Cimbrone boasts one of the most spectacular views of the entire Amalfi Coast. Located in picturesque Ravello, the villa can be reached on foot from the center of town in a few minutes.  The villa was once a noble residence, but fell into disrepair for cen...

The history of gin has seen many twists and turns along the way, from fighting diseases, to providing cures for soldiers in foreign lands, to being a public health menace and along the way being refined, with innovative distillation techniques and creative use of botanicals. Though gin is commonly viewed as a British product, its early history can...

THE RUGGED AND MOUNTAINOUS AMALFI Coast offers a countless scenic views and wonderful beaches, but among the most unique features in the area is the narrow opening known as Fiordo di Furore. Fiordo di Furore, which is actually a ria, not a fjord, is an inlet created by the Schiato torrent that flows between the rocks, creating a valley that opens t...

IN ORDER TO BRING WATER to the nearby monastery of St. Benedict, a massive aqueduct was built during the 9th century in what is now the historic center of Salerno. At the time the city was thriving as one of the most important centers of Italy, under the rule of the Lombards. The aqueduct consists of two separate branches, joining near the monaster...