Naples is putting the finishing touches to what has been hailed as the "most beautiful metro station in the world" by Luigi de Magistris, mayor of the southern Italian city. The futuristic Duomo subway station has been designed by Massimiliano Fuksas, the celebrated Roman architect who was behind the Nuvola congress centre in the capital. The metro...

Tuesday, April 6 - 7:00 pm Pacific Time. By Anita Sanseverino. Register here. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the event. Anita is an award-winning photographer dedicated to the subject of Italy as well as a lecturer and scholar of Italian history and culture. More than 25 years ago, Sanseverino began by photographing New York City – from th...

Italian espresso coffee is worth about 5 billion euros. Manufacturing companies employ almost 10 thousand workers, and 3 billion cups are consumed every day. This Italian excellence is now a candidate for UNESCO heritage status. The Italian Minister of Agriculture, Stefano Patuanelli, has announced the presentation of the candidatures of the “Rite...

Naples continues to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri, the Father of the Italian language, in its own unique way. After creating Dante figurines for Christmas cribs, the southern Italian city is now devoting an out-sized Easter tradition to the Supreme Poet, reports Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Master chocolatiers at the histor...

What comes to your mind if we say: “Tu vuò fà l’americano”? Maybe the Cuban singer Pitbull dancing his “Bon Bon” song surrounded by sexy girls; or the fun video of the song “We no speak americano” of the Australian music duo Yolanda be Cool; or, maybe, a Neapolitan guy playing the piano accompanied by 5 other musicians, with jazz and swing rhythms....

With a total length of 7.2 kilometers, Naples-Portici is Italy's first railway line. The infrastructure was inaugurated in 1839 in the presence of King Ferdinand II, ruler of what was one of the most powerful states in Europe, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Let's take a look at the history of one of the masterpieces of Italian engineering. The id...

It was the tweet heard around the world. On February 9, the official account of the City of Chicago wrote “proud to be the pizza capital of the world.” The reactions in the Twittersphere and beyond were unsurprisingly swift and impassioned. Phil Murphy, the governor of New Jersey, immediately responded with “I’m incredibly proud to be Governor of t...

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...