Justice for The Kingdom

Yesterday, we visited the Royal Palace in Caserta, where the seat of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies (at least in summer) was during the 18th and early 19th centuries. Here, Justice is flanked by Hercules and a woman personifying the Kingdom of Two Sicilies. Note the Trinacria on the disk she holds, on the right….

Modern Wonder in Napoli

In anticipation of next year’s Southern Secrets: Hidden Corners of Campania and Sicily (June 2019) with our partner Feast on History, I’m in Napoli! This is the brand new breathtaking train station in Afragola, a true architectural wonder of our modern era, designed by Zaha Hadid (who happens to be a woman!).

Southern Secret #3: Oh, Maccheroni

WRITTEN by GUEST BLOGGER, Danielle Oteri of Feast on History our co-host for Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners (June 29 – July 8, 2018) … Behind you are the mountains and the Cilento National Park where medieval villages persist and organic farms abound. This bountiful land is Chef Mario Stellato’s palette from which…