A true world in a glance - Jasmina Trifoni

We are very proud to open our Artist Window with the work of Jasmina Trifoni. Jasmina Trifoni is a journalist living in Rome who specializes in travel writing and narrative journalism. She works for Italian and International magazines including National Geographic and Meridiani, among the others. In a world where the “big frames” have almost […]

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A New Kind of Sospeso

In this covid19 era there is a new kind of giving added to the roster: paying for a stranger’s Covid test. This initiative is supported by ‘SaDiSa, Diritti alla Salute’, ‘Fondazione Comunità di San Gennaro Onlus‘ and the Presidency of the 3rd Municipality of Napoli.

Though not a surprise that this Neapolitan world of subtle […]

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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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A fabulous day on Ischia

We want to share with you the fabulousness of a day we spent on the Green Island at the end of October. The weather was splendid and everywhere we went we were treated so warmly. Ischia is full of hidden gems and populated by lovely people who take the time to say hello and tell […]

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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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Follow the red thread in the Royal Palace

The hanging garden of the Royal Palace has been reopened to the public after a long restoration last November.

The Japanese artist Uemon Ikeda (residing in Rome), along with 12 students from the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples, has installed An Enchanted Garden to the East of the Sun in occcasion of the garden’s […]

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Three fabulous doorways

Fiorella: Sometimes I walk in the same streets where I have been so many times and I still appreciate the fabulous details. All the staircases, balconies, walls or portals that you can only find here. Other times I am horrified by illegal remodels or additions.

Alice: Any street that you walk on holds so many […]

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Rococò or roccocò?

Fiorella: Christmas is coming and the dilemma is Rococò or roccocò. Why don’t to do both?

Alice: We all know that the Rococo style originated in France in the early 18th century but spread in other European countries such as Austria, Germany and of course Italy. Furniture, porcelain, decorative arts, paintings, stuccoes and architectural elements […]

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Fabulous Sant'Anna dei Lombardi

Fiorella: Don’t you love that fabulous gem in the heart of Naples, near Piazza Monteoliveto?

Alice: I do! Honestly, I just discovered how amazing this place was last year. I think our readers would love Sant’Anna dei Lombardi as well. Tell us about it!

The church and the monastery of Monteoliveto were founded in […]

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