For this visit we stayed at the Napoli Class B&B, on via Santa Brigida, this is located right beside the impressive Galleria Umberto.

Naples is Italy's third-largest city is one of its oldest, most artistic and most appeasing. The historic center, centro storico, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has palaces, castles and churches. Rome has a more polished tourist environment, Naples is authentic.


While in Naples we met friends from France. Always special to meet friends from other cities in a different location. It was a great dinner to tall, food and wine! The Ristorante La Scialuppa, located in the Borgo Santa Lucia area of Naples. Great evening.



Naples Street Scene

Naples is a city where it all happens on the streets.


Galerie Umbert I

Created and still operating as one of the world's first shopping malls, it was built between 1887 and 1891 as part of the risanamento (make it healthy again) initiative to rebuilt Naples.

Castle Nuovo

Castel Nuovo

Castel Nuovo, built in 1279, was the royal seat for the kings of Naples, Aragon and Spain until 1815.

Leonardo Officina Italiana

Leonardo Pen

Located outside of Naples is Leonardo Officina Italiana. This pen company makes beautiful classic Italian-styled fountain pens. Here Glenn is with Salvatore Matrone and the to be released Furore fountain pen (October 2018. More information is found on