Spend a lazy summer evening beside Rome's Tiber River
When the temperatures soar, Romans gravitate to the mighty river that winds its way through the middle of town. The Tiber – "Tevere" in Italian – becomes the protagonist of annual summer festivals like Lungo Il Tevere which animates the river banks every evening until the end of August. ... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 30 June, 2015

Cappuccino

Cappuccino is our monthly newsletter. Select Italy's travel experts provide stories about current trends and happenings in Italy.
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Il Postino

A newsletter exclusively for travel agents, Il Postino contains travel industry news, tips for trip planning and selling points for Italian destinations.
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HOW TO TRAVEL IN ITALY & NOT LOOK LIKE A CLUELESS TOURIST

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Get Around

Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being confusing 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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Useful Tourist Info...

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 Piazzetta, Caltagirone
Restaurant
via Vespri, 20, Caltagirone; Tel.: 0933-24178
This popular, home-style restaurant is packed with noisy families at Sunday lunchtime. Handmade pasta such as ricotta-stuffed ravioli topped with a pesto of pistacchio nuts is followed by pork in a savory sauce and washed down with the local wine. A homemade digestive liqueur, smelling sweetly of cinnamon, is offered at the conclusion of the meal.

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Bar Magenta
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Giosue' Carducci, 13, Milan; Tel.: 02-8053808
From stock brokers to students to elegant signore: everybody frequents this historic bar with its original furnishings and art-deco' windows. Stop in for a morning cappuccino, a panino at lunch or late-night drink with friends: Bar Magenta is open till 4 a.m. Their pre-dinner aperitivo hour offers a complementary buffet that includes goodies like mini-pizzas and gnocco fritto, fried balls of dough overlaid with cured meats.

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Italian Innovation

Librivivi

LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

Librivivi Dorian Gray

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.

Living Comics - Sulphur & Dana

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..."