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When we announced the launch of our Russian-language website in the April 2013 issue of Il Postino newsletter, readers were asked to raise a glass of vodka in a toast to our hoped-for success. Now, almost two years after Select Italy Russia went live, we can measure in hard numbers and heartfelt cli... Read more...
27 February, 2015
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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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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!
La Terrazza dell'Eden
Via Ludovisi, 49, Rome; Tel.: 06-47812752
This award-winning establishment, located in the 5-star Hotel Eden, offers a panoramic view unlike any other in Rome. Renowned chef Adriano Cavagnini prepares light, delicate Mediterranean cuisine at both lunch and dinner. Enjoy delightful dishes that provide a contrast of tastes such as the medallion of lobster with a puree of green apples and black truffle, or the loin of lamb in a crust of peppers and nettles. Reservations mandatory.

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Bar Piazzetta
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Porta Filippo Buonaccorsi, 5, San Gimignano; Tel.: 0577-1652198
Opened in 1927, this historic bar serves gelato, wine, coffee, and small pastries. It's location on the main street just past the bustling Piazza Duomo make it an idea place to stop for a pick-me-up before continuing with your day. We recommend one of the artisan gelatos, the aragostelle pastries filled with nutella or, as an aperitif, a glass of the locally-produced Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Italy's first DOC white wine.

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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..."