Exterior of the Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce
An art lover from New York City was the first to give: his or her $200 donation launched the five-week Kickstarter campaign to help fund the restoration of the priceless Renaissance loggia of the Pazzi Chapel and now the countdown is on, with only 24 days left to become a part of history and inscrib... Read more...
25 November, 2014
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Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being incomprehensible to most outsiders, they keep the city going. You'd be the wrench thrown in the perfectly oiled wheel! No right turn on red anywhere in Italy!

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Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
via Bighetti, 51, Chiavari; Tel.: 0185-301063
Established in 1907, this typical restaurant in downtown Chiavari offers fresh fish and farinata (a thin, chickpea flour crepe) in a rustic and welcoming atmosphere. Try their minestrone, a vegetable soup made following the ancient Ligurian tradition of cooking all the vegetables for more than three hours in a special pot heated over a wood fire. Outdoor tables under a shady portico for fine weather dining. No credit cards. A Select Italy favorite!

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Bar Montanucci
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Corso Cavour, 21-23-25, Orvieto; Tel.: 0763-341261
For over a century, Bar Montanucci has been wowing locals and tourists alike with its incredible variety of handmade chocolates, its exceptional selection of pastries and its hot and cold selection of lunch dishes like panzanella, fresh salmon and crespelle with funghi porcini. Stop in for a morning cappuccino, come back at 6pm for a glass of wine or an aperitif among friends and then continue with dinner in the charming, enclosed courtyard. Montanucci is always open to serve you with a smile - morning, noon or night!

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LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

LibriVivi are cutting-edge audiobooks that bring the greatest works of literature to life by means of new, emotionally engaging techniques that transform the book into a veritable "movie."

Living Comics System:
Italian Genius in Digital Art
Digital animation enters the world of comic books. Experience the first release "Sulphur & Dana" depicting the triumph of love over prejudice, discrimination and mistrust.

Introducing Whaiwhai:
New Touring Experience
The New York Times calls Whaiwhai "a high-tech Italian game that is part 'Amazing Race' and part treasure hunt, with a bit of DaVinci Code-style storytelling..."