Naples is a city often overlooked by tourists, as there are many rumors it’s unsafe, but sometimes when it comes to travel, you shouldn’t believe everything you hear. Naples will give you a true taste of Italy — thanks to its winding cobblestone streets, authentic pizza and real Italian flavor. The city has an entirely different vibe than fashionable Milan or touristy Rome. Although you should keep an eye on your belongings, use street smarts and avoid hanging out at train stations in the wee hours of the day — as you would in any other European or US city — I never once felt unsafe here, night or day. Here’s why you should visit this underrated part of Italy.
1. It’s the Real Italy