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!
Ai Tre Scalini
Via dei SS. Quattro, 30, Rome; Tel.: 06-7096309
A high-quality restaurant near the touristy Colosseum is a pleasant surprise. Ai Tre Scalini serves creative Mediterranean cuisine; their pasta dishes include small saffron gnocchi with squid and artichokes, and an unusual but delicious radicchio and cheese-stuffed zagnolotti (small ravioli) in lobster sauce. For your second course, try the savory loin of lamb with bacon in a wild berry sauce. Outdoor tables are available during nice weather.

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Caffé Gucci
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, 11, Milan; Tel.: 02-85979932
During your obligatory stop at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, sit at the Gucci store's cafe' which serves Gucci-labeled chocolates with your coffee or tea. Unlike other tourist trap cafes in the Galleria, the prices here are actually justified. And where else can you get an excellent, square-shaped muffin with the store's logo of double Gs on top? They're baked by Ernst Knam, one of the city's most noted pastry chefs.

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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..."