When people visit Naples, the sunny seaside city in the South of Italy, there are a few stops that generally are automatically added to every itinerary. A day trip to Pompeii, or even an Amalfi Coast road trip, if they really want to feel the vibe of our beautiful region. Yet there’s an ancient part of Naples that not many people know about. And th...

L’Italia è il primo paese in Europa per presenze sulla piattaforma Google Arts Project, in buona parte grazie a Napoli, unica città italiana oltre a Milano a partecipare al progetto promosso da Google, il cui intento è portare online il patrimonio culturale a beneficio di tutti gli utenti. Un network di musei cittadini che include il Madre, il Mann...

Dopo il caffè sospeso, Napoli scende in campo per le famiglie in difficoltà con il “Giocattolo Sospeso”, pensato per i bambini meno fortunati che, a Natale, rischiano di non trovare un giocattolo sotto l’albero. Chi lo desidera, potrà comprare un giocattolo e lasciarne un altro pagato per un bimbo che non può permetterselo, presso i negozi che hann...

Il tesoro considerato tra i più preziosi al mondo raccontato in una app: da oggi il Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro, uno dei siti simbolo di Napoli, si arricchisce di una guida multimediale, realizzata grazie al contributo di Kuwait Petroleum Italia, per la migliore fruizione di questo patrimonio unico, proprietà della città e custodito da quasi 50...

An old Italian saying goes: “see Naples and then you die”, meaning that once you've seen the famous Southern Italian city you have seen all what is worth seeing on Earth, and that after leaving it you will miss it terribly. It may be slightly exaggerated, but to us, Naples is absolutely a place to visit at least once in a lifetime, letting oneself...

L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...

Bluegrass music was born in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee, by way of Irish, Scottish, and English parents. But La Terza Classe is injecting it with a Southern Italian flair that has to be heard to be believed. La Terza Classe, named for the band that was playing in the Titanic’s third class in the film Titanic, began busking on t...

I wonder how many people think of spending a bit of time in a library when they’re in Italy. Of course, I’m not talking about your average small town affair, filled with tattered 1960s editions of the classics and a bunch of recent best sellers. No, nothing like that. I’m talking about ceiling-high bookshelves, carved wood reading tables and fresco...

Thwacks and thumps echo through the hallway of the 17th century church in a neglected Naples neighborhood as 21-year-old Nico Rodrigues and 20 other youngsters go through their paces in the boxing ring. Rodrigues is one of 60 young people who have found an escape from the local area’s harsh streets in the boxing project founded a year ago by Father...

Susan takes us to Naples, where she explores a special place related to Santa Chiara. The old looming Church of Santa Chiara in the heart of Naples is well worth a break in your day. Built between 1313 and 1340, this Provençal – Gothic structure is a religious complex that includes a Franciscan monastery, tombs, an archaeological museum and a very...