Exterior of the Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce
An art lover from New York City was the first to give: his or her $200 donation launched the five-week Kickstarter campaign to help fund the restoration of the priceless Renaissance loggia of the Pazzi Chapel and now the countdown is on, with only 24 days left to become a part of history and inscrib... Read more...
25 November, 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!
Wine Bartolo Hosteria
Via Bartolo, 30, Perugia; Tel.: 075-5716027
This cozy cellar restaurant has room for only 40 diners in two brick-vaulted rooms. The pasta is handmade, and a basket of freshly baked breads arrives at the table still warm from the oven. Dishes include baked artichokes stuffed with pecorino cheese, tender Chianina beef stewed in Sangiovese wine and dark Perugina chocolate mousse with basil milk. Large stock of vintage wines available, also by the glass, with an in-house sommelier to help you choose. Open for dinner only; reservations strongly recommended.

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Antico Caffe Spiannato
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Principe di Belmonte, 115, Palermo; Tel.: 091-7495104
Founded in 1860, this cafe is located on a quiet, pedestrian-only street in Palemo's most fashionable neighborhood. The outdoor terrace is a great place to people watch while enjoying a sweet treat; their pastries, cakes and meringues are justly famous. At lunchtime they serve a selection of piatti del giorno including fresh salads, grilled meats and succulent pastas while in the evenings the focus shifts from coffee to cocktails and live music entertains the nighttime crowd.

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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..."