Thursday, March 30, 2017

THE SMALLEST CITY IN SOUTHERN ITALY A fortress on Monte Aureo that overlooks the town of Amalfi and Atrani. Not far from the Tower of Ziro is the Grotto of the Saints. It is a small natural cave that opens onto a terrace with lemon trees. Atrani Travel Guide | Tour Italy Now

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

GRAPHIC MOSAIC House of the Bear is a private residents that stands on the Via Augustali. This colorful Pompeii residence gets its name from a mosaic of a wounded bear. It was one of the first decorations discovered in the House of the Bear, yet it was not the last. The resident has some of the most splendid mosaics that adore walls and floors. House of the Bear | Ermak Travel Guide

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

LACK OF HOMOGENIZED GOODS In Naples, the neighborhood is everything. The city is made up of villages – villages within villages. The city breaks down into concentric circles that decrease in size until you are left with little hamlets, each with their own grocer, fruit seller, fishmonger, butcher and baker. Naples: State of the Stomach | Culinary Backstreets

Monday, March 27, 2017

THE SEXY STAY Constantinopoli 104 has a pool just big enough for two, and pastel rooms with wrought-iron beds. Where to spend a seductive weekend in Naples | The Times 

Sunday, March 26, 2017

SANCTUARY IN MAGNA GRAECIA The discovery of a monumental building and priceless ceramics imported from Greece in excavations at Poseidonia shows for the first time how rich its Greek founders were when establishing the city in Italy in the 6th century B.C.E. The quantity of Attic red-figure pottery and other luxuries attest to fabulous wealth the city’s Greek inhabitants made, apparently from pilgrims coming to worship at its templesArchaeologists Uncover Stunning Town Built by Greeks in Italy 2,500 Years Ago | Haaretz

Saturday, March 25, 2017

SFUSATO AMALFITANO The Amalfi Lemon Experience is a must stop on your visit to the Amalfi Coast. And I will tell you why: from April to October, visitors can expect to get the ultimate VIP treatment as Salvatore personally guides you through the historic organic lemon orchardsTravel: A Look Inside the Amalfi Coast’s Best Kept Family Lemon Grove | Press Pass L.A.

Friday, March 24, 2017

THE ONGOING THREAD Monte di Procida, an exclusive seaside village, on a bolstering hilltop, with 360 degree views of the Bay of Naples and Surrounding Islands. It is a dream destination and this Italian-American couple who met there years ago knew exactly where they wanted to celebrate their nuptials, in the same “Piazza,” towns-square where it all began. A Formal Destination Wedding in Naples, Italy |  jet fete

Thursday, March 23, 2017

FIRST PIZZA EVER The oldest form of the dish is the pizza marinara; with toppings of oregano, garlic and extra virgin oil. It is named marinara as it was the traditional food prepared by "la marinara" (the seaman's wife) for their husbands after a long day of fishing in the Bay of Naples. Outbound Adventures: For proper pizza, go to Napoli | Ahram Online



Wednesday, March 22, 2017

FROM ROME BY TRAIN This time around we decided to make the trip purely about exploring the historic center of Naples. Just a 5 minutes walk, we chose B&B Neapolis Bellini as it was situated in the center, making it easy for us to visit the main sights on foot. Weekend Getaway in Naples, Italy | BrowsingItaly

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

STRONG COFFEE AND SFOGLIATELLA Eat a delicious sfogliatella (typical Neapolitan cake made of a shortcrust or layered “shell” filled with ricotta, sugar, semolina and candied citrus) fresh out of the oven. 29 Things You Must Do In Naples | ItalyMagazine

Monday, March 20, 2017

LUXURIOUS VILLA RECREATED Instead of creating digital dystopian landscapes where you can imagine shooting bad guys, Clarke and company used 3-D technology to show what you would have seen walking through highly decorated atriums and beside swimming pools in the villas of Oplontis, a seaside resort town near the famous Pompeii. High-tech preserves 2,000-year-old Roman villas of Oplontis | Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Sunday, March 19, 2017

FATEFUL DAY In AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabia and Oplontis. For archaeologists, these rare catastrophic burials are an incredible time capsule that transport you back to a very precise moment in time. It’s the closest thing there is to time travel… Vesuvius and the destruction of Pompeii | An Archaeologist's Diary


Saturday, March 18, 2017

SPAGHETTI ALLA SORRENTINA What is the one local food you feel travellers can’t leave the Amalfi Coast without trying? You must try the local seafood dishes and the best buffalo mozzarella and san marzano tomatoes. Amalfi Coast Travel Tips from Gennaro Contaldo, the Grandfather of Italian Cooking | Suk Yi

Friday, March 17, 2017

POPULAR DESSERT What meal or food is unique to the Amalfi coast? Here, each village cooks their own traditional dish. In Minori, they make aubergines with chocolate. It sounds odd but it’s great. Gennaro Contaldo on growing up in Minori on the Amalfi Coast: "The sea was my swimming pool" | Radio Times 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

LEG SCHOOL A luxurious seaside oasis bathed in fresh white paint, the Capri Palace Hotel & Spa draws a following from local and international celebrities alike for its signature Capri Beauty Farm. 8 Amazing Wellness Retreats to Recharge for the New Year | Hong Kong Tatler


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

LOCAL BIODIVERSITY Nestled between the sea and the Lattari Mountains, with altitude that varies from zero to 1200 feet, Praiano offers an ideal terrain for cultivating olive trees, citrus groves, vineyards, citrus vegetable gardens. Our tomatoes, traditionally brought to maturity with an almost total absence of water, can be as sweet as candy. Tomatoes as Sweet as Candy | Amalfi Coasting

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

COOL GLASS OF LIMONCELLO? Lemons are an indispensable part of life on the Amalfi Coast, where the fruits grow in abundance in beautiful terraced groves. The lemons in this region are world famous for their low acidic levels, sweetness and delicate flavour. Refreshing Lemon Based Recipes from the Amalfi coast! | Panoram Italia Magazine





Monday, March 13, 2017

220,000 EUROS A WEEK Carving out a moment of evasion means finding refuge where the masses don’t arrive, and one doesn’t always have to pass endless hours in flight to reach isolated islands and atolls. Li Galli demonstrate this well, thanks to the unique combination of luxury and privacy, the watchwords for the new mega-rich. Li Galli: the Magical Suggestions of a Natural Paradise | All About Italy




Sunday, March 12, 2017

OLDEST MARINA The village is known to be a cheerful place, the name Corricella actually comes from the Greek “kora Cale” which means nice neighborhood. The colorful houses of the island offer a breathtaking view, especially when the sun is fully shining on them. The fact that they enjoy so much sunshine makes it possible to have some of the islands delicious cuisine while sitting outside even in the cold months of winter. Procida island in Naples Italy is absolutely breathtaking | Travelwith2ofus

Saturday, March 11, 2017

IMPERIAL ESTATE Like many towns in southern Italy, Naples is rich with historically significant landmarks. An extraordinary, and lesser known, example of Roman architecture is the archeological and natural reserve of the Pausilypon. As such, the property was enlarged and modified over the years. One of the most interesting aspects of the site is the 770 meter long tunnel that was dug out into the hillside of Posillipo. Pausilypon: Sunset Concert Series in Naples | The Italian Concierge 

Friday, March 10, 2017

ITALIAN TABLE Many of the dishes on our menu are inspired by Jamie’s visits to Italy and the stories of Gennaro's upbringing on the Amalfi coast. Gennaro’s stories have added substance to what is now the essence of Jamie’s Italian – tradition combined with current, innovative ideas and a Jamie twist! Our Story | Jamie's Italian UK

Thursday, March 9, 2017

TYPICAL LOCAL FOOD If you’re headed to Amalfi’s main square, track down Cuoppo d’Amalfi to try the local street food. I found it after seeing several Italians walking around with fried seafood cones in hand. After navigating a maze of tiny streets, you’ll find this small eatery on Supportico dei Ferrari. Ignore its dingy appearance - sampling their fresh seafood is a must. A Guide to the Amalfi Coast’s Best Eateries | The Huffington Post


Wednesday, March 8, 2017

DINING WITH A VIEW It’s Italy, so we don’t really need to sell you on the pasta, the seafood, the pizza, or pretty much anything on an Amalfi menu. But when you sit down to eat that authentic Italian pasta, you're going to do so while soaking in some of the world's most spectacular backdrops; whether on a black sand beach at Ristorante Le Arcate in Atrani or at the helm of a galleon that's been carved into a mountainside (at Il Pirata in Praiano). Europe's Most Picturesque Coast (That's Actually Affordable) | Thrillist


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

DROVE TO POMPEII The city is still filled with ancient graffiti, advertising (among other things) houses of prostitution, using a picture menu. Our guide kept explaining that Pompeii had been a trading port before it was destroyed, as if that alone should explain the local sex trade. Exploring Middle Earth | Sierra Vista Herald



Monday, March 6, 2017

ARCHEOLOGICAL AIRPORT The tourist trail of the archeological heritage in Italy's southern Campania region now begins at Naples airport. The exhibition at Capodichino features original artefacts and copies of famous pieces on display in local museums. Archeological tour of Naples begins at airport | AnsaMED

Sunday, March 5, 2017

EXPLORING POMPEII Here you can see the glories of ancient Rome, which was preserved in ash by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. It is one of the world’s most absorbing archaeological experiences. A Sensory Italy – the Five Senses | Italian Special Occasions DMC 

Saturday, March 4, 2017

GOING TO POSITANO It is a beautiful little town, and the beach is charming. When we went it was basically empty, presumably because all of the others tourists died of an overdose of steps. Positano: Land of a Thousand F*cking Stairs | The Everywhereist 

Friday, March 3, 2017

NEAPOLITAN JACKET It is our contemporary tradition: we kept the tradition of Neapolitan tailoring but we are adding a lot of contemporary elements: new fabrics, colors, models, technology, and advertising. Also, Isaia is the brand known for its color. The Decadent Neapolitan Style Of Gianluca Isaia | Forbes

Thursday, March 2, 2017

POSITANO BY FOOT My favorite way to explore a new city is to get lost running the first morning I’m there. The soles were cushioned and delivered a smooth and natural ride while running through (dodging tourists!) this cute Italian city on the Amalfi Coast. Runnin' Around: Positano | the risky jackal

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

TEENAGER'S GUIDE You really can’t go wrong doing anything in this picture postcard town. In Positano we came across many different places such as an amazing lemon granita stand, handmade ceramic shops, custom made sandal shops, the best gelato, cute winding pathways, kayaks for rent, and so much more. A Teenager's Guide to Positano, Italy: 5 Best Things To Do | Foodie Goes Healthy

FEBRUARY 2017

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02012017 Between towering Ancient Greek temples and the pristine Mediterranean Sea lies the vast Piana del Sele Paestum. Known for millennia as the “plain of the gods,” this region of Campania in southern Italy is also home to the water buffalo that produce some of the world’s most heavenly mozzarella. Mozzarella di bufala paradise in Paestum | Luxeat
02022017 Campania stands 2nd in the ranking of regions with the number of visitors. Archaeological heritage has a lion’s share on the increase. In the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine, the Archaeological Museum of Naples and the archaeological park of Paestum and Pompeii 11 million ticket sales had been registered in the past year. Italian museum registered record number of visitors in 2016 | Tourism-review.com
02032017 The cobra-like steel structure plans o interlink Naples to Rome. London bases architect, Zaha Hadid, leads the design and hopes that it would be more than just a train station. The Napoli-Afragola will also house public spaces, cafes, promenades and more. Five Beautiful Buildings And Museums To Open This 2017 | Travelers Today
02042017 Cash should be reserved for food, drink, day trips and the small ticket price you’ll pay for a sun lounger on a deck in Sorrento. In terms of eating out- while there are certainly many high-end options available throughout the bay - there are plenty of low-key alternatives, serving brilliant Italian food for a good price. Cheap Trips: The Bay of Naples | Redbrick
02052017 Right in the historic center of Naples, in a Palace of the XVII century. A balcony over the roofs and the cupolas that leads to the sea. Just in the street that leads to our house there is one of the most famous fish shop of the city (Pescheria Azzurra). Here we buy the fish for our dinners or lunch, always fresh! Seafood in the historic center of Naples! | BonAppetour
02062017 Among the many friggitorie which sell potato croquettes, fried rice balls, deep-fried zucchini flowers or eggplant slices, found at every turn in Naples, Friggitoria Vomero has a reputation for being the best in town. It also has the added advantage of being located in Vomero, the most hip and fashionable neighborhood in the city. The Top 10 Places To Eat In Napoli | Culture Trip
02072017 Thanks to Vespa expert and friendly driver guide, Naples best places, buildings, breath-taking views, and legends will be at your fingertips in a day. Naples Italy Tour on Vespa | Lookals
02082017 Napoli is a microcosm of everything that Italy has to offer. Its ancient quarter, for example, is older than Rome’s – and it’s the closest Italian city to Mt. Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii. Is also a great spot for beach goers!  An Amazing Itinerary for Three Weeks in Italy | Leave Your Daily Hell
02092017 The trip took them high into the mountains overlooking the Amalfi Coast stopping on the way in Sorrento. Both Podge & Tubbs felt that this town was an absolute delight to discover. Naples | PodgeThePuffer's World
02102017 At first mist obscured the views of the sea but it was still a gorgeous hike past towering limestone mountains, colourful wildflowers, and ancient abandoned stone houses, through forests and meadows of long grasses. Eventually the mist burned away and the deep blue sea revealed itself far below, with views of Positano, its houses clinging to the cliff. Hiking the Path of the Gods (And the Amalfi Coast on a Budget) | Never Ending Voyage
02112017 Napoli are surging. They've gone the last 13 matches undefeated, they recently ravaged Bologna 7-1, and former sub Dries Mertens is playing arguably better than any other striker in Serie A. Surely, if there's a good time to play Champions League juggernauts Real Madrid, then that time is now? Can Napoli get Real? | Football Italia
02122017 It’s a rare chance to view over 150 little known works of art, paintings and sculptures, from the mid-1200s to our days, which belong to foundations, banking institutions and private collections. These are works of great artistic value, steeped in the reality of the very heart of Naples - Spaccanapoli. A treasure chest of formidable artwork in the ancient heart of Naples | ItalyEurope24
02132017 Our room was also wonderful - a nice, big bed, little sitting area and an gorgeous terrace with a day bed overlooking the water, Mount Vesuvius and the castle. The hotel also had an indoor pool and a spa, both of which we did not get a chance to experience, but we were able to check out their rooftop area with a few jet tubs, day beds, etc. Honeymoon Recap: Ischia | Burpees to Bubbly
02142017 We opted for the ‘standard’ tour of the Bourbon Tunnel. First we descended 30m below ground into 17th century water cisterns carved directly into the tuff stone. Mariarosaria showed us the footholds in the rock which the pozzari (maintenance man) for the cisterns would have used to climb in and out through the well shaft. Underground Naples | two year trip
02152017 Many are made with leather and are adorned with beads and stones.  I windowshopped several locations until I found a store that had designs that I liked, the shop of Vincenzo Faiella. Vincenzo's family has been making sandals for generations. I left wearing a pair, and with another pair in a bag! The Best Things to Buy When Shopping in Capri | Tourissimo
02162017 For over two millennia, scrolls from the ancient town of Herculaneum eluded analysis. Left buried under the ashes when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, the scrolls were preserved -- but in a charred and illegible state. 2,000 years later, scientists finally know what's in these charred Roman scrolls | CNN
02172017 Among the wines I tasted and drank was the Gragnano 2015 “Otto uve” Penisola Sorrentina from Salvatore Martusciello. It is made from Aglianico, Piedirosso and Sciascinoso. This is a red sparkling wine that is a favorite in the Naples area with pizza. Gragnano OttoUve | Charles Scicolone on Wine
02182017 But one of the most remarkable expressions of volcanic wine-growing is to be found on the Island of Ischia, right in front of Naples, where the vine planted terraces, perched on slopes overlooking the sea, assume a fairytale look. The volcanic effect of Italian wines | FineDiningLovers
02192017 U' fusillu made in Felitto, close to Salerno, is a hollow pasta cilinder, 18 to 22 cm long, handmade with eggs, flour, salt, water, olive oil and a 4 faced iron tool. Famous restaurant in Paestum have to order them straight from the ladies of Felitto to include them in their menus. Fusillo di Felitto | Made in South Italy Today.com
02202017 Holly and Gianluca on their wedding day in Capri. Three stories of finding love in Italy that will restore your faith in romance | The Local
02212017 I had been to Capri with my mother almost 10 years ago, so seeing it now with Tony was a dream come true. All of the memories came flooding back the instant we stepped onto the ferry. It is hands down one of my most favorite places on this earth, and seeing it in the winter without a bunch of tourists running around just made it that much more true. Capri + Anacapri, Italy - Our Italian Honeymoon | Costola Photography
02222017 Escape to Naples, Italy’s third-largest city, where culture is informed by centuries-old artistry and a devotion to quality cuisine. Start by exploring the open-air markets and make a pitstop for wood-fired pizza - it’s where it was invented, after all. A Day in Naples, Italy | Cond√© Nast Traveler
02232017 After lunch we'll visit the ancient Samnite ruins at Aeclanum (pre-Roman!) and then Quintodecimo for a wine tasting with master winemaker Professor Luigi Moio. Discover Irpinia Food & Wine Tour | Feast on History
02242017 The area is full of beautiful towns, villages and islands to visit, with Sorrento being the biggest of these beyond Naples, which is considered to be the gateway to the Amalfi. However Sorrento is not a sleepy resort town that only comes to life in the summer, as many locals live here and the town is much more sizeable in comparison to its neighbours. A Weekend in Sorrento | World of Wanderlust
02252017 What you find when you arrive is transparent aquamarine water, a narrow beach of white pebbles and a wooden jetty over the water set with chars and umbrellas. On a large terrace above is the restaurant and views over Marina Piccola and the Faraglioni. Next to the kitchen are shallow saltwater fed pools that are filled with live oysters, clams and more varieties of lobster than I knew existed. Torre Saracena - Capri {Best Beach Clubs in Italy} | Gillian's Lists
02262017 This 5-star hotel has 43 rooms and suites, a wellness center with a wide range of treatments and a gourmet restaurant that will delight lovers of Mediterranean cuisine with the chef of assorted recipes. A panoramic lift connects the hotel to the beach, the best to complete the experience of living. Casa Angelina on Amalfi coast - Travel to the dream place | Italian Style in Kuwait
02272017 It was the views of this fortress, with Vesuvius a blur in the distance, that seduced a retired Neapolitan banker who lives in London to purchase a pied-à-terre in his hometown. Studio Peregalli Revives a Romantic Apartment in Italy | Architectural Digest
02282017 We ended our walk in Nocelle from where you can catch a bus down to Positano (our desk-legs couldn’t take much more). After a well-earned coffee and cake in Positano we caught the ferry back at sunset. Italy: Walk of the Gods | Ben and Viv's Travels

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

JANUARY 2017

PROSPERITY AND WEALTH


























01012017 The famous fresco appears: Priapos compeers on the weight between prosperity of family and money – “nude as the roman goods him created”. The fruit basket tells from the abundance of the owners of the home of the Vettii in Pompeii, as well as the two boxes for the money and the families documents. Pompeii/Italy - House of the Vettii – Grand Reopening after decades | Capritravelguide.com
01022017 The following day the group trekked up Mount Vesuvius where they marvelled at the stunning views over the Bay of Naples. Amelia added: “Nothing will ever beat standing on top of Vesuvius and seeing all of the Bay of Naples.” Roedean girls get classical in Italy | The Argus
01032017 La Paranza Cooperative is bringing Naples' ancient catacombs back to life. These teen tour guides are united by their desire to help their city and their love of the catacombs, which they reopened to the public. The Greatest Teen Job in the World Might Be Reopening Italian Catacombs | Atlas Obscura
01042017 While visiting the ancient mountaintop stronghold of Ravello we happened to follow a group of local teens around a corner and down a long steep staircase. At the bottom was a stone path, followed by another steep staircase. Amalfi Coast Hiking: Ravello to Minori | Wanderlust Duo
01052017 The best restaurant in Sorrento for its seafood is Caruso, a veritable museum devoted to the maestro and an enchanting and romantic place to dine in any of the small, cozy rooms. Its langoustines are fat and sweet, its pasta with vongole clams superb. The Rugged Beauty of the Amalfi Coast | The Huffington Post
01062017 But the more I read about it and saw photos of the incredible views from 2000 feet above sea level on the Amalfi Coast, I reconsidered and decided to go for it while I was in Positano to write. It would be only one of two excursions I did while spending two weeks relaxing and writing. My Adventure on the Path of the Gods | Margie Miklas/ Author
01072017 Called NaturArte Project, it lines Praiano’s streets with ceramic plaques and sculptures, creating a kind of open-air museum that unfolds along eight different routes. Like many towns along the coast, Praiano has a tradition of ceramic decorations, including a network of centuries-old small religious shrines made of majolica tiles. By the Sea Where the Sirens Called, an Italian Town Beckons Tourists With Art | The New York Times
01082017 Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels are putting the biggest city in southern Italy firmly on the visitor map. Young Neapolitans’ favourite place to unwind with an aperitif is bar-lined Piazza Bellini. Things to do in Naples: where to stay, eat and drink | London Evening Standard
01092017 The capital of Campania, birthplace of pizza and largest city in Southern Italy, Naples is without a doubt one of the most fascinating places in the country. The 10 Best Hotels In Naples, Italy | The Culture Trip
01102017 "The three Greek temples at Paestum, south of Naples, are considered the finest in the Greek world – finer even than those of Greece itself," he says. More places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should) |The Telegraph
01112017 In Paestum Hera was not only the Goddess of fertility, but also of childbirth.  An elaborate pool was built for Hera where women who were trying to conceive could bathe and sit, but also where women would come to ask Hera for an easy childbirth. Discover The Ancient Greek temples Of Paestum | Corinna B's World
01122017 Jaime’s co-workers arranged a weekend outing to Caserta to visit the Royal Palace of Caserta. Luckily for me, not only did I get to see a beautiful palace, but I also got to cross off another place off of our UNESCO list. The Palace of Caserta | My Napoleon Complex
01132017 Lake Matese, Hell's Valley, and the Quirino Gorges are just a few of the places to see when you take one of the walking trails here. Plenty of activities are on offer for sport enthusiasts, including walking and horse riding, rock climbing, hang gliding, and paragliding. The area around the Matese is dotted with fortified little villages that virtually encircle the mountain chain. Matese - Campania - Italy | Easyvoyage
01142017 It was the vino, Ischia Bianco to be precise, according to Andrea D’Ambra. Andrea is the heir to Ischia’s oldest winery, Casa D’Ambra, and is on a crusade to preserve the winemaking culture in Ischia. As with the Greeks before him, the grapes are hand-picked on the side of the volcanic peak where a teetering monorail train transports both grapes and pickers to safety. Hot springs eternal: Finding love in Nonna’s beloved Ischia | Boston Globe
01152017 Ischia’s most famous and largest beach is the Spiaggia dei Maronti. The 1.5 mile-long beach offers the use of a natural thermal spring at Cava Scura. Compared to the other beaches on Ischia, it is relatively empty. Ischia – Isola Verde | Islandology
01162017 The Mastroberardino winery, dating back to the 1870s, more than any other in Campania is responsible for developing and popularising Taurasi (and the region’s two DOCG whites Greco di Tufo and Fiano di Avellino). Taurasi Wine – Campania’s Crowning Glory |  Italy Chronicles
01172017 Naples has changed her in other ways too. “I've learned to be calmer, to be more patient, to connect more with the people here: the vendors, the baristas, the bus drivers - everyone is so chatty and wants to wish you ‘buongiorno.” How I fell in love with Naples, a city full of contrasts | The Local
01182017 The country’s subterranean tracts could be a new frontier for Italian tourism. Their first stop (BBC One) on the peninsula was Naples, which boasts 200 kilometres of tunnelling under its labyrinthine streets. Italy’s Invisible Cities: a gripping adventure let down by flimflammery | The Telegraph
01192017 Italy's first capsule hotel, Benbo, was inaugurated on Wednesday morning inside the international Capodichino airport in Naples. The hotel has 42 rooms of four and a half meters each to sleep for 25 euros for a night or for a couple of hours before a flight. Tourism: first Italian capsule hotel opens in Naples | ANSAmed
01202017 In Taurasi the volcanic soils and altitude make a wine of extraordinary power, complexity and freshness. The Lonardo family makes one of the best examples of Taurasi I have drunk, cleanly made but complex, intriguing and fine. Contrade di Taurasi | Oliver McCrum Wines
01212017 Suddenly we were engulfed by Mediterranean light, and over the canopies of all the many tall trees we could see the town and harbour of Forio d'Ischia. The water element is omnipresent in the upper garden, this time with a much larger pond and a mass of impressive Nymphaea lotus with their characteristic huge round leaves floating on the water like plates. Annual General Meeting 2015, Ischia: the Main Programme | Mediterranean Garden Society
01222017 When I stayed with my friend Valeria and her family for three days in Naples, they showed me the underfolds of the city and brought me - forced me, really - to love it too. And pretty soon I was seeing Naples in a whole different light. The Essence of Naples and Neapolitan Slang | A Thing For Wor(l)ds
01232017 While I wait for the first signs of spring to arrive, there’s only one place my mind wanders if I let it float off down the Amalfi Coast for awhile. It ends up high above Positano doing yoga with a wonderful group of people in the most breathtaking of places. Get Your Move On in Positano with a Yoga Retreat! | Ciao Amalfi
01242017 Amalfi itself might be my favorite. The town seems more like a real city than a village, with colorful Arab influences in the architecture left over from when the town was a major maritime republic, paper-making center and trading partner with the Middle East. The Amalfi Coast: It's made for walking | Travels with Carol Pucci
01252017 Place it on a terrace that clings to the cliff in Positano on the Amalfi Coast, however, and you have a seagull’s perch from which to gaze over vertiginous rooftops and church domes, cupped between mighty cliffs and gazing out onto a Mediterranean that laps the coast in peacock shades. The perfect 10 hotel pools: Positano, LA, Rio, Rome, Hong Kong | The Australian
01262017 We drive uphill to Anacapri and catch the slightly dodgy chairlift to Mt Solaro. The lookout provides spectacular 360 degrees views of the island and the limoncello, made not too far from here, goes down a treat. Ten days in Italy | Stuff.co.nz
01272016 Oasis Variconi is one of the most important fresh-water stopping places for migratory birds coming from Africa to Europe. Time it right and you’ll be able to see everything from swifts and swallows to owls, many types of ducks and rare sea birds. Oasis Variconi & A Little Serendipity | Hiking Campania
01282017 The hotel’s spa, Le Terme della Regina Isabella, is quite extensive in its offerings and well known for its effectiveness. Here you’ll find mineral-rich mud bath treatments and thermal spring water immersions, circulatory and osteopathic treatments, various massages, cellulite or leg treatments, facials, thermal pools, a fitness room, hair and nail treatments, dermatological treatments. Italy's Enchanting Ischia and L'Albergo della Regina Isabella | Beauty  News NYC
01292017 They're geographic marvels that boast everything from mountains to acres of green land. Ischia is one such island, and it's the perfect summer getaway. We've traveled all over the world, and Ischians are some of the kindest people on the planet. 9 Reasons Ischia Should Be Your Summer Vacation Destination | Allure
01302017 Il Cancelliere grows only Aglianico grapes and produces approximately 20,000 bottles /year of both Irpinia Aglianico and Taurasi wines. The hillside vineyards were very well kept and Claudio explained Il Cancelliere's philosophy of organic grape production and winemaking. None of Il Cancelliere's wines are subjected to filtration or clarification. Il Cancelliere – A Romano Family Winery | Wine Lovers Page
01312017 Ercolino family established Feudi San Gregorio with a vision to create exceptional, modern wines from indigenous Campania grapes. The winery (today owned by Antonio Capaldo) welcomes visitors with a tasting room, a Michelin-starred restaurant and a luxury guest house. Terlato Wines Welcomes Leading Campania Brand Feudi San Gregorio to Luxury Wine Portfolio | PR Newswire