Pompeii

Culture
by ITALY | Wed, 04/13/2022 - 05:00
Amid ancient mosaics and the remains of patrician villas in Pompeii, a four-legged robot dog moves confidently on the uneven stone paved streets. It is not the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/18/2022 - 05:06
2021 was an exciting ‘archeological year’ in Italy, with many finds that helped shed light on the country’s ancient history. We have selected a few that…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/05/2022 - 05:33
Archaeologists at Pompeii continue to unearth exciting finds. In early November, excavations at Villa di Civita Giuliana, a majestic suburban estate, revealed…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/04/2021 - 12:05
Everybody knows Pompeii, and yes, if you’re in the southern Italian region of Campania, it would be hard not to go see it, but be aware that Campania has many…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/27/2021 - 03:58
Six fragments of frescoes dating from the first century AD that had been stolen from the archeological park of Pompeii have been returned to the site, the art…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/07/2021 - 09:34
It turns out fast food isn’t a modern invention. In the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, archeologists have discovered a well-preserved ‘thermopolium’, a…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 12/29/2019 - 23:06
A special new opening will welcome 2020 visitors to Pompeii: the Casa del Frutteto, or House of the Orchard. The small house, still under restoration, is…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:00
Italian Carabinieri police detained a 20-year-old British tourist after she was caught removing the tiles of a mosaic at a house in Pompeii. The Carabinieri…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/19/2018 - 03:00
There’s a new set of rules for tourists visiting Pompeii. Enough with eating sandwiches while sitting on benches that are part of what once were inns; eating…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/29/2018 - 06:38
The remains of an adult, limping man have emerged in Pompeii in an area of new excavations, the so-called Regio V, at the corner between the Vicolo dei Balconi…