The ancient Romans had as many gods as there were people and if you visit the Capua amphitheater, make sure
For centuries expats have enthusiastically lived in Italy. When they died, however, they often needed a place of final rest
Think Caserta, and you think High Baroque style, a desire to out-Versailles Versailles in terms of scale, magnificence and power-projection.
Adored for its simplicity, panoramic views and natural beauty, Isola di Procida — one of a group of islands that
The grandeur of the Royal Palace of Caserta was surpassed only by the lavish abode of Louis XIV at Versailles.
Settembrata on Anacapri means Italian musicians singing in the street, pacchiane (local women dressed in Neapolitan garb) carrying baskets of grapes
Neapolitans seem to have a thing for uninterred body parts. At the Duomo, for example, the bones of patron saint
Unfortunately we all know that the speed of modern life can make it difficult to appreciate and give proper due
Scauratielli or scauratieddi is a traditional dessert recipe that is a favorite among both children and adults in the Campanian
A few years ago I wrote about the pleasures of Sunday mornings by the sea in Naples. Traffic was banned
Neapolitan locals will tell you it’s true. In Naples, you can witness two miracles and even ask for a personal
Not far from the Porta Capuana, one of the ancient gates of Naples, stands a church with Renaissance roots. Originally
Ancient sites jostle for attention across Campania but Cuma deserves a special place in the heart of any European, for
It is a well-known fact that Italians love children; they are unconditionally loved and coddled by brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles
In a bustling narrow alleyway in downtown Naples, Neapolitan life and Naples’ highest craft traditions merge. I can’t imagine Christmas
App or map, you have to orientate yourself in an unfamiliar city. In Naples the view from the Castel Sant’Elmo
The duomo (literally “dome”, but meaning “cathedral”) at Salerno is rich in architectural delights. It is dedicated to Mary of
In one of Naples’ dusky alleyways is a little umbrella factory that puts others in the shade. It was 150
Extreme bus riding. Not the first tourist activity that comes to mind when you think of a weekend getaway on
The classic postcard of Naples has four elements – blue sea, bluer sky, the pleasing curve of the bay and
Like the lost city of Atlantis, the unfortunate city of Pompeii has achieved legendary status due to its unique downfall.
The Entrance to Hades exists, according to Carlo Santillo, a tour guide for the Grotta della Sibilla. Hidden along a
Built upon ancient Roman ruins, the Gardens of Augustus were situated high atop a southerly facing cliff with a sheer