B Mad in a fabulous Jewel of the Bay of Naples

Alice: One warm August morning, we were walking around the narrow streets of a place very dear to us and looking to delight our palates with a typical pastry from the area. Years ago we used to recommend this place to tourists and friends but only few took our advice and unfortunately in recent years […]

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Pizza and Pastries: The Fabulous Heart of Reopening Naples

Here in Naples things are starting to slowly shift and one of the most welcomed aspects of the relaxed rules is that the emblem of our beloved city, pizza, can now be consumed from pizzerias around the city (only for delivery). You can feel the collective level of joy of those around the city for […]

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Sailing virtually in the Bay of Napoli

Let’s dream about going sailing virtually in the Bay of Napoli! Maybe this immersion in the fabulous Bay of Naples will make us feel a sense of freedom by breathing in our blue sea air and visualizing the history that surrounds us.

We’ll start our trip from Posillipo which in Greek means “respite […]

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F F F: Fabulousness of Family and Friendship

Alice: One thing I’ve been really grateful for during this period is being able to be in contact with friends and family. All of those video chats with Marco Polo, Zoom, Whatsapp, Skype with my Neapolitan friends is keeping me from going crazy during this time. Fiorella: For Neapolitans, friends are like family. We meet […]

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Happy St. Joseph's Day!

Alice: It’s March 19th which means it’s Father’s Day in Italy as well as the Festa di San Giuseppe or Saint Joseph’s day which also means…zeppole! In a different time I would probably be heading down the sunny streets of Naples to Bar Primavera or Leopoldo to get that fresh pastry topped with custard cream […]

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Fabulous Aperitivi in Naples

Naples is a social city and any evening is fair game for catching up with friends and meeting new ones. This city is never lacking in fun places to go. As this summer season officially winds down, the city is actually winding up. Residents are returning with their golden tans from seaside villages and visitors […]

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caffè freddo, please!

Alice: Fiorella, I’m craving a fabulous coffee in the shade. Is it possible? Fiorella: Bar Marino! Not trendy at all, but Salvatore makes an excellent, strong coffee and we can sit in the shade of Porta San Gennaro, the oldest door of the city. Alice: I love Bar Marino. It’s just enough out of the […]

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Walking Naples. Craftsmenship, art and food

Alice: Hey, Fiorella! Do you know what one of my absolute favourite things to do in Naples is? Fiorella: Does it involve food and walking in the side streets of ancient Naples? Alice: Of course it does, you know me so well. One of the best things about Naples is going food shopping and preparing […]

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A Fabulous Musical Street

Alice: I remember when I came to Naples eighteen years ago. It was a dark and rainy January and I would walk the historical centre, making friends with the people I’d meet at the shops and bars I spent time in to keep warm. One of the friends I made was working in a […]

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Fabulous Festival in the Sanita'

We’ve written about the Sanità before because it is near and dear to our hearts. It’s a thriving market in the middle of street art and historical landmarks. It’s a place where people call you by name and it has an uncontaminated charm full of artists wanting to be off the radar, families, tourists and […]

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