Let’s dance the tammurriata!

Hi my lovely dears! As you may know, I enjoy dancing, so today’s post will be about a dance that I love a lot: the tammurriata. It’s a folk dance from Campania (the region of Naples), and belongs to the family of the tarantella, the folk dance of southern Italy (I’ll make a post about […]

Italian proverbs

Hi everyone! I’ve decided to start a series of posts on Italian proverbs. Proverbs are an important part of a language and a culture; they are passed down from one generation to the next, and reveal much about a people’s way of thinking. In each post I will mention a proverb for (almost) every letter […]

My favourite Neapolitan songs

Hi everyone! Today I decided to write about something I love: Neapolitan songs. Naples has a very old musical tradition, with songs about all you can feel in love: nostalgia for a lost love, melancholy for a love you can’t have for one reason or the other, the romance of fresh love, passion or desire […]