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!
La Pesa
Restaurant
Via Giovanni Fantoni, 26, Milan; Tel.: 02-4035907
La Pesa serves genuine local cooking with no concessions to the current fashion for decorative or "light" cuisine. Come here if you want a real Milanese experience at a fair price.

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Caffe' del Doge
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Calle dei Cinque, San Polo 608-609-610, Venice; Tel.: 041-5227787
There are no signs for this coffee place near the Rialto but on the main street leading to the market you'll see a red Doge's hat in the distance. That's the sign for this coffee roaster and cafe' where you can enjoy a full range of coffee blends and and drinks like the 'Marocchino" (chocolate chips, espresso, cocoa powder and milk) or the "Cremino" (a tall glass with overlaid layers of vanilla custard and espresso, with whipped cream on top). Their products are for sale online, and they have branches in Palo Alto, California and New York City, too.

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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..."