Remember the days when you couldn’t connect to the internet while placing a phone call? Maybe you do, maybe you don’t. Whichever it is, your response will shape your take on your memories of being young. But, now that millennials — the last witnesses of a world without technology — are getting older and older, their biases are taking over entertain...

THE MONUMENTAL 17TH-CENTURY FONTANA DEL Gigante (Fountain of the Giant) is a fine piece of Mannerist art featuring a trio of arches. Adorned with heraldic symbols and marine animals, it stands on the seafront near Castel dell’Ovo. It’s the fourth location for the fountain, which has moved all over Naples in its lifetime. In the early 17th century,...

With its intoxicating street life, fascinating neighborhoods, abundant green spaces and exhilarating sea views, urban Naples cooks up plenty of things to see and do. But the pace of life in the city is full-throttle – taking your foot off the pedal on a day trip out of Naples promises a breath of fresh air. Within a few hours, you could be out on t...

The Hand of God by Italian film director Paolo Sorrentino has been nominated for an Oscar, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday. The coming-of-age film, whose original Italian title is È stata la mano di Dio, is now among the five hopefuls vying for a prize in the academy's best international feature movie category....

There are several ‘lucky’ spots in Italy where, according to popular belief, if you visit them or perform a simple ritual, often passed down through the centuries, you will get lucky. Some lucky spots you may have heard of include Juliet’s House in Verona, the statue of the bull in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, the statue of the Porcellin...

Naples is a busy city that demands stamina in buckets. Springboard for day trips to blockbuster Pompeii and volcanic Mt Vesuvius, this is a gloriously chaotic, high-energy destination. Pack nerves of steel to navigate skinny streets on foot and a generous dose of Herculean endurance to take in the smorgasbord of sights littering Naples’ Unesco-list...

The Ipogeo dei Cristallini or the “Hypogeum of Cristallini Street” is part of an ancient necropolis in Naples dated 2,300 years ago. It is uniquely Greek, or Hellenistic and will open to the public in mid-2022. Naples, Italy is renowned for lying on the ruins of ancient Roman Herculaneum and Pompeii, which were wiped out by Mount Vesuvius. However,...

Compared to Rome, Venice, Milan, and Florence, Naples, Italy's third-largest city, is less expensive but no less magnificent. Incredibly rich in art and history, la dolce vita is alive and well in Naples yet within reach for travelers on a limited budget. Many of the best things to see and do here are free and can be found in the walkable historic...

The tiny island of Capri, stationed just off the Amalfi coast, is captivating and timeless, beautiful and essential. It exists as a tribute to great wealth and great taste without wholly ever rubbing either in your face. It has played both its roles of plaything and escape hatch for hundreds of years. And as is the case with anything so beautiful,...

If you’re a foodie looking for unique things to do in Naples Italy that revolve around food, congratulations on coming to one of the most prolific and best food cities in Italy. You’re in for a real treat! Travel south of Rome and local Italians will tell you you’ve entered the real Italy, a statement as bold but authentic an introduction as you wi...