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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!
Gennarino a Mare
, Ponza; Tel.: 0771-80071
Gennarino a Mare has the best views of the town from its deck over the water at the far end of the harbor. The grilled swordfish and rock lobster are always tasty, and by the third night the waiter will be seating you at the best table!

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Grancaffe Quadri
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza S. Marco, 121, Venice; Tel.: 041-5222105
The "other bar" in St. Mark's Square is Gran Caffe' Quadri on the opposite side of the piazza from Florian. It was founded in the 18th century, too, and offers outdoor table service in the square, or inside in beautifully decorated rooms with original stucco work in shades of pastel green and yellow. In the morning, they serve a selection of fresh breakfast pastries, juices, coffee and tea. Lunch and dinner menus, designed by the chefs of the acclaimed Ristorante Quadri upstairs, feature a variety of simple savory dishes and desserts, while the bar is open all day long, serving coffee, cicchetti (snacks), great wines and cocktails.

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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..."