New Year Absurdities and Superstitions in Italy

Celebrating New Year in Italy means unforseen dangers, naughty secrets and disappointing food – ready?! 1.Money, Money, Food Home of sophisticated pesce crudo, handmade pasta and succulent cured meats, for their special New Year dinner Italians choose … lentils. Apparently this¬†flat, round, goldish coloured pulse¬†resembles coins, with a bit of imagination, and so brings prosperity… Read More New Year Absurdities and Superstitions in Italy

Lemons, Pastries and Panoramas: Naples Discovered through the Five Senses

All your senses are truly bombarded here in Naples, both in positive and negative ways. The rise of industrial modernity in the 19th century saw theorists analysing the sudden power of moving images, advertising, flashy shop lighting, and global exhibitions to turn the city into a spectacle and overwhelm the senses. With so many of… Read More Lemons, Pastries and Panoramas: Naples Discovered through the Five Senses