In Pozzuoli they have a very old tradition of making a game/contest called pennone. The basics of it it that you have to walk on a 13 metre long pole, covered in soap to catch a flag at the end, meanwhile the pole is tilting upwards and hovering over the water. This is celebrated on the national holiday ferragosto on the 15th of August and if you want … Continue reading Pennone

The Neapolitan Hospitality 2.0

I’ve wanted to do a post about the Neapolitan hospitality ever since I started this blog, and I should probably have split this into two posts starting with the 1.0 version, but an experience yesterday made me see another, perhaps darker, side of it. I’ll get back to that later. Napolitani Ospitalità 1.0 Since I came, I’ve had so many great experiences with the Napolitani. … Continue reading The Neapolitan Hospitality 2.0

10 things about transport in and around Naples

A few more observations, this time specifically about the transport here, which I think is very fascinating! The Napoletani knows how to get around. 1. Everyone has a car Even though considering the amount of traffic blockades, it’s not exactly the easiest way to get around. 2. Scooters own the place! They will slalom their way in and out of cars, meanwhile honking their horn … Continue reading 10 things about transport in and around Naples

10 things I’ve observed during my first week in Campi Flegrei

So, in case any of my methodology teachers ever stumble upon this blog, I want to highlight that these observations are completely unscientific! It is merely my narrow perception of things, and have I seen something once, I believe it is always like this! Here comes the list! 1. Apparently I am an Alien This I base on the numerous stares I receive daily. Walking on … Continue reading 10 things I’ve observed during my first week in Campi Flegrei

Welcome to the world of Flegrean living!

So, I have created this blog to document my stay in the area Campi Flegrei or Phlegrean Fields/Burning Fields in the Italian region of Campania, where Naples is also located. I will be here for approximately 3 months to do an internship in relation to my studies in Denmark in International Hospitality Management. The main goal of the internship is to do the groundwork for … Continue reading Welcome to the world of Flegrean living!