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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Take a sip of the genuine taste and aroma of Italy with a brief video essay on a hot topic about Italian society, travel, or culture.
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HOW TO TRAVEL IN ITALY & NOT LOOK LIKE A CLUELESS TOURIST
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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!
Sotto La Mole
Restaurant
via Montebello, 9, Turin; Tel.: 011-8179398
Directly across from the Museo Nazionale del Cinema is this small, welcoming restaurant which is a perfect choice for dinner or, on weekends, for lunch after a visit to the museum. Traditional Piedmont cooking with a touch of fantasy is the hallmark of chef Simone Ferrero. Try the raw beef with horseradish sauce or the rabbit cooked with black olives and basil. The desserts are homemade and an interesting selection of cheeses populates the cheese trolley. Dinner only except on Saturday and Sunday.

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Caffe' degli Artigiani
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via dello Sprone 16r, corner of Piazza della Passera , Florence; Tel.: 055-291882
The "Artisans' Cafe" opened its doors in 1945 as a bar with a billiards table in exactly the same place where it still is today, nearly 70 years later. Artisans from the area stop in for their daily shot of espresso, while tourists linger over a sandwich, a slice of home baked cake or quiche and a fresh fruit shake in the back room. Open non-stop till 11pm, Caffe' degli Artigiani is located just a stone's throw from the most famous monuments of the Oltrarno: the Pitti palace, the Boboli gardens, and the church of Santo Spirito.

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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..."