Elba is home to a whopping 150 beaches
Located just six miles off the coast of mainland Tuscany, Elba is the third largest island in Italy, following Sicily and Sardinia. It is one of seven islands that are part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, an extraordinary area of Italy known for its dramatic mountains and colorful seas, hom... Read more...
30 June, 2014
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HOW TO TRAVEL IN ITALY & NOT LOOK LIKE A CLUELESS TOURIST
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Get Around
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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Not Speak Like a Tourist
Useful Tourist Info...
Visiting a foreign country can feel overwhelming. Don't leave home before reading this essential information on traveling in Italy.

Tips for The Travelers:
Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
Trattoria Vegia Zena
Restaurant
Vico del Serriglio, 15r, Genoa; Tel.: 010-2513332
In the centro storico on an alley right across from the aquarium, this lively, white-walled and wood-paneled room lives up to its name - dialect for Old Genoa - with expertly prepared Genovese dishes. The amusing 'octopus salami' is a good starter and pretty to boot: a thinly sliced carpaccio of pink and white octopus is piled on the plate like salami and accompanied by an octopus pate' to be spread on toasted bread. The pasta with pesto is excellent, and there's a fine selection of fresh seafood too.

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Antica Latteria Giuliani
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Borgo Pio, 48, Rome; Tel.: 06-68803955
Locals gather at this antique dairy bar, the oldest in the Borgo, for the best cappuccino in the neighborhood. The 19th century marble tables are the real thing; a good place for a snack after visiting nearby St. Peter's basilica or the Vatican Museums. And if you smile at the barman, he might put a smiley face in the foam on your cappuccino!

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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..."