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February 12, 2013

ItalianSide stories: travel to the roots (part 3)

by Virginia M. (Part 1) (Part 2) We don’t know why, but all four of us expected a small Sicilian village, not a metropolis. There is […]
March 19, 2013

The Sweet Side of St Joseph day: Zeppole !

For St. Joseph there is a traditional Italian recipe: Zeppole. This is a typical pastry from Campania cuisine. Never tasted them ? Well… we suggest yout […]
November 7, 2013

“Forza Bill!”

When Bill de Blasio was declared mayor-elect of New York City on Tuesday, there were celebrations in southern Italy. Both Sant’Agata di Goti in Campania and […]
May 16, 2014

Walking on the Edge of the Sky…

“And suddenly you realize that you’ve been walking like on the edge of paradise”. Apparently enough, this is what many hikers and travelers must have thought […]
October 25, 2014

Light and Shadow: Art Tourism in Naples (Part I)

by Mark RussellThe city of Naples famously sits in the shadow of Vesuvius, continental Europe’s only active volcano. But many other shadows have cast themselves over […]
November 11, 2014

Light and Shadow: Art Tourism in Naples (Part II)

by Mark RussellPart I is here Crossing the long Piazza del Municipio and heading up via Medina and via Monteoliveto we are soon drawn into the […]
June 13, 2015

Ancestry Tour in Calabritto tracks the Mattia family roots.

While planning a trip to Sorrento with my wife, I knew that I would be only about a 1.5 hour drive from the town of my […]
June 16, 2019

Maria and her Italian roots in Riardo

May 21, 2020

Traditional Costumes of Campania

In Italy, every town and every village owned different costumes, even if the traditional dresses of the same region resembled each other in some way. We […]