March 11, 12, 18, 19, 2021. 8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST. Tickets $25-30 for the series. Join us for a virtual exploration of one of the most magical cities in Italy! Each live event will last about 1 hour and you will have a chance to ask questions :) Register here. You will receive a link after your ticket purchase. 3/11 - Spaccanapoli. 3/12 - Piaz...

The next time you’re cooking up a plate of spaghetti al pomodoro, we’d encourage you to reach for a bag of authentic pasta di Gragnano IGP, dry pasta made exclusively in Gragnano, Campania near Napoli. So what makes this Italian dry pasta stand out, you ask? We sat down with the experts at Afeltra, a prize-winning historic pasta factory, to go behi...

Paola Falci is a true Neapolitan woman. She has tremendous pride in her city, loves everything about her birthplace, and wants to share its treasures with the whole world. This passionate woman parlayed this love into Trinus Company. Paola channels her extensive knowledge of Naples and the Campania Region into memorable holidays and business excurs...

When most people think of Neapolitan pizza, the first to come to mind is the UNESCO-protected wood-fired pies with a raised cornicione (crust). Yet the pizza fritta (fried pizza) is one of the city’s most beloved street foods, and its humble origins make it even more meaningful. World War II Due to the devastation and poverty caused by War War II,...

During those first few weeks of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Rome newspaper Il Foglio ran a panicky headline that proclaimed “La morte del bacio” (The Death of Kissing). In the age of social distancing, Italians wondered if smooching would soon go the way of the Roman Empire. One hundred and forty miles down the coast, in Naples, where restaurants we...

Over the centuries Naples enjoyed the status of a European capital, attracting immigrants not only from around the Italian peninsula, but also from around Europe and the Mediterranean. Among the largest foreign communities to settle in Naples were the French and the Swiss. Guglielmo Luigi Cottrau was born as Guillaume-Louis Cottrau on 10 August 179...

The world-famous 'presepe' Christmas crib makers of Naples are launching a new initiative focusing for the first time on St Valentine' Day with the aim of bringing people back to their storied street, San Gregorio Armeno. The association of nativity scene ateliers of San Gregorio Armeno will present the initiative on Monday. It has been dubbed 'San...

Le Catacombe hanno vinto il premio internazionale “Global Remarkable Venue Awards 2020”. Il riconoscimento con cui la piattaforma di prenotazione online Tiqets celebra i musei e le attrazioni che hanno saputo offrire ai propri utenti esperienze di scoperta “eccezionali”. È la Cooperativa Sociale La Paranza che gestisce, da anni, questo straordinari...

After he visited the city at the end of the XVIII century, Goethe said "See Naples and then die", and it has become a farsighted statement left to posterity. The beauties of Naples could have not been better described. However, the city also boasts a fascinating singing heritage whose historical origins make folklore and culture intertwine. With it...

$33,749 may not seem like a huge hammer price for an auction, but the recent sale of the Collection of Neapolitan Christmas Crèche Figures that closed on January 14th on igavelauctions.com was, according to Lark Mason, a rousing success. With a 96% sell-through, the 25 lots included intricately carved and adorned winged angels, the three magi, musi...