#Superstitious #Naples where physics & religion get mixed in #tradition

Are you superstitious?Whatever your answer is, the story of what goes on in Naples every year on September 19th has impressed people’s believes for centuries. On the morning of September 19, the feast day of San Gennaro, thousands of people fill the Naples Cathedral and Piazza del Duomo, the … Continue reading #Superstitious #Naples where physics & religion get mixed in #tradition

#wine #tastings, #organic #food prepared with local products, #bucolic landscapes and a #lovely farmstead with 14 suites. Get a superbe staying for yourself and your travel mates in the #Benevento district. 40 km far from Naples airport, this area preserves the authentic atmosphere of South Italy: cheerful locals, pure countryside and traditional food. Check the availabilities at Tenuta del Gheppio http://www.tenutedelgheppio.it/public/agriturismo-benevento/home.php Continue reading

If you share my #passion (or obsession) for good #chocolate #Gay-Odin is your #paradise. Not so much a chocolatier as an institution, Gay-odin conceives some of the finest cocoa creations of Naples, including the so-called Neapolitan chocolate ‘cozze’ (mussels). For a punch to the palate, try the chocolate-coated coffee beans or the fiery peperoncino-cioccolato (chilli-chocolate) combo. You can even get an Gay-odin’s sublime ice cream; they produce the city’s best non-sorbet flavours. At the end of XIX century Isidoro Odin a maitre chocolatier from Alba (the capital of truffles) invests all his savings to get a train ticket to Naples. … Continue reading

You may like it thin, crispy, integral, exotic or traditional..the of kinds of pizza on this Earth are probably unlimited. I mean, we are talking about pizzas topped with buts or ice cream-pizza! From the States to Honk hong everyone eats it. BUT, if you are in Naples you can’t ask for any kind but the Neapolitan type. It may sound silly but not all the traditional pizzas are the same. Fashion and trends have influenced the way of baking it and you may end up in one of the pizzerias offering uncooked or sushi-style pizzas. So this is your … Continue reading

Take a journey into #science! In #Naples a unique cultural centre has the mission to promote scientific culture and work for a sustainable economic and social development in Southern Italy. If you are interested in science, or want to let your children discover how interesting science is, it’s time to visit la “Città della Scienza” (City of science). Labs, workshops, experiments and playgrounds for kids, seminars and exhibition for adults. The purpose of “Città della Scienza” (which is managed by the no-profit organisation Fondazione Idis) has always been the active involvement and the social participation of citizens in the major … Continue reading

collectivehistory: The Villa of the Mysteries is a well preserved ruin of a Roman Villa which lies near Pompeii, southern Italy. Although covered with meters of ash and other volcanic material, the villa sustained only minor damage in the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, and the majority of its walls, ceilings, and most particularly its frescoes survived largely undamaged. The Villa is named for the paintings in one room of the residence. This space may have been a triclinium, and is decorated with very fine frescoes. Although the actual subject of the frescoes is hotly debated, the most common … Continue reading