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Have a Holly Jolly Naples Weekend

Have a Holly Jolly Naples Weekend

Hello hello!  How are we all doing this fine Thursday?  Enjoying the sunshine and slightly warmer temperature?  Let's keep our fingers crossed it stays this way! As always, there are loads of great things to do this weekend, and in particular: on Saturday 28th, in connection with 'Notte degli innamorati', there is[...]
Sartù di Riso Napoletano

Sartù di Riso Napoletano

For years I've kept a handful of bundt pans squirrelled away in the cupboards even though they had long outlived any useful purpose. With a Neapolitan bakery - pasticceria - on every corner, I gave up baking a decade ago. Oh, and aren't those c. 1950s mould style pans a bit outdated anyway??? My poor, neglected bundt[...]
Villa dei Misteri at Pompeii re-opened after restoration

Villa dei Misteri at Pompeii re-opened after restoration

After a two year restoration, and three month closure for work on its paving, Pompeii's biggest house, the Villa dei Misteri (Villa of Mysteries), re-opened on Friday 20th March. During the grand re-opening, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said "Today is an important day: we give back to the world the splendour, the[...]
Gems, Grains and Bread

Gems, Grains and Bread

Agerola is often referred to as the ‘Bread Capitol’ of Campania, a dangerous prospect for me considering my tendency to loose any modicum of control in the face of carbohydrates of any sort. These typically local breads include Tarallo, a donut shaped bread with a cracker like consistency and Pane[...]
Have a Holly Jolly Naples Weekend

Have a Holly Jolly Naples Weekend

Hi! I hope you are all well this fine Thursday. :) As always, there are loads of great things to do this weekend, but the big event is Pope Francis's visit to Naples.  Whether you're religious or not, this will affect you, as a number of streets will be shut, transport diverted[...]

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  • Bonnie's Napoli Passionate about my adopted home, for me Naples is the perfect canvas. From its breathtaking vistas to its rich cultural heritage, I could live here a lifetime and never see it all, photograph it all, or write about it all. Bonnie's Napoli Passionate about my adopted home, for me Naples is the perfect canvas. From its breathtaking vistas to its rich cultural heritage, I could live here a lifetime and never see it all, photograph it all, or write about it all.
  • Ann Pizzorusso's EarthScape Naples Resident geologist Ann Pizzorusso explores the geological forces at play around this beautiful city, the one with the most famous volcano on earth! Ann Pizzorusso's EarthScape Naples Resident geologist Ann Pizzorusso explores the geological forces at play around this beautiful city, the one with the most famous volcano on earth!
  • Cooking with Giuseppe A native Neapolitan and passionate cook, Giuseppe Topo’s traditional Neapolitan recipes… and not only! Cooking with Giuseppe A native Neapolitan and passionate cook, Giuseppe Topo’s traditional Neapolitan recipes… and not only!
  • Gillian’s Amalfi Coast Blogger, tweeter, beach girl and author of the Amalfi Coast Travel Essentials app, Gillian Longworth McGuire shares her Amalfi Coast on Napoli Unplugged. Gillian’s Amalfi Coast Blogger, tweeter, beach girl and author of the Amalfi Coast Travel Essentials app, Gillian Longworth McGuire shares her Amalfi Coast on Napoli Unplugged.
  • Weekends with Holly Follow Holly each week as she tells you what’s going on and gives you her ideas of what to do for your Naples weekend. Weekends with Holly Follow Holly each week as she tells you what’s going on and gives you her ideas of what to do for your Naples weekend.
  • Jack of All, Master of None Tim TenClay’s Miscellany of an Expat Iowan living in Naples Jack of All, Master of None Tim TenClay’s Miscellany of an Expat Iowan living in Naples
  • Notes from Agerola Living with her fiancé Giuseppe at the tippy top of the Amalfi coast, Kristin Melia keeps herself busy as “an unwitting pizza lady, ingredient forager, mozzarella puller, tomato taster and occasional grape stomper”. Notes from Agerola Living with her fiancé Giuseppe at the tippy top of the Amalfi coast, Kristin Melia keeps herself busy as “an unwitting pizza lady, ingredient forager, mozzarella puller, tomato taster and occasional grape stomper”.

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