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Fill the champagne flutes with good Italian spumante and raise them in a toast to Beth Rubin! Exactly 14 years today, Beth started working at Select Italy; hired on August 29th of 2000, she is now Manager of Custom Travel Planning & Sales and oversees three very busy sales agents in the company'... Read more...
29 August, 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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Tips for The Travelers:
Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
Ristorante Corte Sconta
Calle del Pastrin, 3886 - Castello, Venice; Tel.: 041-5227024
The bare, simple decor doesn't hint at the trendiness of this out-of-the-way trattoria, nor at the high quality of its strictly seafood cuisine. The emphasis is on freshness here; they put the shrimp live on the grill. Dine on seafood-studded spaghetti, risotti with scampi and a great frittura mista all'Adriatico (mixed Adriatic seafood fry). In nice weather you can dine under a canopy of grapevines in the courtyard.

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Bar delle Fragole
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 7, Nemi; Tel.: 06-9368102
Stop in for some fresh gelato made with the the tiny, wild strawberries know as "Fragole di Nemi." The best time to visit is during the Strawberry Festival in early June but this picturesque little village overlooking an ancient volcanic lake known as the "Specchio di Diana" (Diana's Mirror) is charming any time of the year - it's an accessible (and relaxing) day trip from the chaos of Rome.

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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..."