For three days in early October 1968, a provincial port about 43 miles south of Naples loomed large in the trajectory of post-war aesthetics. Hosting works by a number of contemporary Italian and international artists—many of whom would come to form the core of Arte Povera —“Arte Povera + Azioni Povere” (loosely translated to “Poor Art + Poor Actio...

Taglia il traguardo della sedicesima edizione il New York Times Travel Show che si svolgerà dal 25 al 29 gennaio allo Jacob K. Javits Convention Center di New York City. Dedicato al commercio e ai consumatori del settore turistico, l'appuntamento continua ad essere un punto di riferimento in Nord America. Oltre 20mila, annualmente, i partecipanti,...

The irresistible and legendary beauty of Italy’s Amalfi Coast has drawn millions of visitors and inspired artists, writers, and musicians for centuries. Each town along its 30-plus miles of famously winding, narrow S-shaped curves, tunnels and hairpin white-knuckled turns has its own unique charm.   Most Italians and other experienced motorists lov...

While the Amalfi Coast is world renowned as a glistening getaway for the summer’s international jet set, there is something almost quaint about visiting the region in the autumn months.  The crowds begin to subside by mid-October without ever really clearing completely. Temperatures drop to a balmy 15 degrees and the air begins to smell of campfire...

After experiencing the beauty of the Amalfi Coast, all that’s left to do is sit down and sample some of the typical dishes of the region. Homegrown ingredients are the real highlight of this cuisine, and we’re going to show you some of the traditional recipes that you must try when visiting the Amalfi Coast. 1. Scialatelli. Scialatelli is a type of...

Some came for the memories and to see old friends. Others came to introduce a fourth and even fifth generation of local Italian-Americans to enduring traditions. Almost everyone came to taste the sausage and peppers, the pasta e fagioli, and the fried mozzarella Yet others come to plumb the mysteries of the secret sauce. Those were some of the reas...

Facing the Tyrhennian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is one of 50 Italian sites inserted on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Amalfi Coast seems to be one grand balcony suspended between a sea of cobalt blue and the feet of the Lattari Mountains, in a long stretch of hollows and promontories, coves, cultivated terraces, vineyards, and citrus and olive gro...

It’s common for hotels along the Italian coast to be closed during the winter months and full to capacity during the summer. But between these extremes, the spring months offer an attractive combination of mild temperatures and lack of crowds. Hotels from the Lake District to the Amalfi Coast, all the way to Sardinia offer discounts for the season’...

The Amalfi Coast represents a mirabile example of how the agricultural landscape can characterize a geographic area. The sweet degrading of the terraced gardens with lemon groves, the evocative contrast of colors between the green of the leaves and the blue of the sea, the penetrating scent of zagare (lemon blossoms), make the Amalfi Coast a unique...

Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri: which is the true birthplace of Italy’s most famous liqueur, limoncello? We may never know for sure as there are different stories about the origins of limoncello. What we know is that limoncello has been around for at least 100 years; it is said that, at the beginning of the 20th century, it was customary for the wealthies...