Italy has many great places to visit, among them fabulous, unheralded locales. If you want the inside scoop on some less predictable choices for a memorable holiday, ask the pros. Here Domenic Petrino, the director of business development for Select Italy, a boutique travel company specializing in custom itineraries, talks about three under-the-rad...

Visiting Naples's historic center means traveling through twenty centuries of history. The design of its streets, piazzas, churches, monuments and public buildings and castles constitute a jewel box of artistic and historical treasures of exceptional importance, so much so that together, they earned their spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1...

After the dough has risen and the sauce has been made, Giuseppe Scotto builds a pizza, sometimes adding pepperoni and other toppings, always adding whole-milk mozzarella cheese. The owner of Napoli’s Pizza with three locations across Hall County eats a slice or two every day, and it’s because of the way he grew up that he’s been able to keep his bu...

L'estate 2019 vedrà da Bologna, Napoli, Roma, Venezia partire e arrivare molti aeromobili da e per l’America. Tra low cost, compagnie italiane e a stelle e strisce come l’American Airlines che dal 6 giugno fino a settembre, collegherà Bologna e Philadelphia. Dall’Italia saranno 10 i voli diretti verso gli Stati Uniti nella stagione estiva 2019 offe...

The plaster casts of Romans killed when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. are internationally famous, but scholars have long known that more people escaped the volcano's destruction of the Bay of Naples than were suffocated by it. New evidence from inscriptions provides clues to where these refugees settled. In a forthcoming open-access article in th...

Are you sure you know everything about Carnival in Italy? We will help you with an excursus that goes from the origins, through the typical masks and sweets of the Italian carnival tradition, up to the indication of the most beautiful carnivals in Italy. The origins of Carnival in Italy and beyond are closely linked to religious culture, as they ar...

Everyone knows that Venice has a famously enchanting Carnevale season. All masks and pageantry and secrets- so befitting of the misty canals and darkened back alleys that dominate this unlikely island city. Notably though, Venice is not the only Italian city that boasts uniquely traditional pre-Lenten festivities to usher in the 40 days of fasting...

"Ua', ma tu la vedi a quella? È tale e quale alla signora bionda che sta in fondo alla strada". L'anziana donna che ha catturato l'attenzione dei bambini dei Quartieri spagnoli è Tarantina, uno degli ultimi femminielli della zona, oggi ottantenne, ritratto dal "madonnaro" di via Toledo, l'artista Vittorio Valiante sul muro di via Concezione a Monte...

Non tutti lo sanno, ma Bradley Cooper ha origini italiane. Per la precisione napoletane e abruzzesi. È lo stesso attore a rivelarlo con orgoglio, raccontando la sua infanzia e il tempo trascorso con i nonni. Nato negli Stati Uniti, a Filadelfia, Bradley Cooper è figlio di un irlandese e di una donna di origini italiane. I nonni materni, infatti, so...

The National Archeological Museum of Naples, MANN, has unveiled its program for 2019-2020, and it’s rich with outstanding exhibitions, the awaited re-opening of important sections, and the restyling of others. The program has been called ‘Mann at Work’ and, in the words of its director, Paolo Giulierini, “In 2020, Naples will have an archeological...