Congratulations; pop the cork for Beth and Maja!
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!
Antica Osteria del Teatro
via Verdi, 16, Piacenza; Tel.: 0523-323777
This exceptional gourmet restaurant is located in the center of the town in a 15th century building not far from the Teatro Comunale. The owner and 1-star Michelin rated chef is able to mix traditional and creative recipes to produce sublime dishes such as medallions of duck fois gras marinated in port and Armagnac. The wine list is excellent. Reservations stongly recommended.

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Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza della Signoria, 5r (corner of Via Vacchereccia), Florence; Tel.: 055-214412 /055-211302
A great Florentine cafe' and confectioner, as well as chocolate factory with a basement workshop. Enrico Rivoire of Turin was chocolate maker to the Savoy Royal Family; he came to Florence with the king’s retinue and opened his chocolate factory in 1872. Rivoire is especially renowned for its thick hot chocolate, the best in Florence. In fine weather, the outside tables are a wonderful place to sit sipping a drink and watching the world pass by.

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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:
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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..."