Elba is home to a whopping 150 beaches
Located just six miles off the coast of mainland Tuscany, Elba is the third largest island in Italy, following Sicily and Sardinia. It is one of seven islands that are part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, an extraordinary area of Italy known for its dramatic mountains and colorful seas, hom... Read more...
30 June, 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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Il Trullo d'Oro
via Felice Cavallotti, 27, Alberobello; Tel.: 080-4321820
A crowded and popular place serving good home fare including fresh mushrooms and orecchiette pasta in every sauce imaginable. The restaurant is installed inside a trullo with garlands of fresh cherry tomato and garlic hanging from the stone walls.

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Golden View Cafe
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via de Bardi 54/5 r, Florence; Tel.: 055-214502
You can watch the pastry makers at work in the open kitchen of this cafe' right on the river. Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. and there's a choice of freshly-made sandwiches at lunch. At the evening aperitivo hour, the lights are turned down low, candles are lit and the barman serves up classic Martini cocktails and his own inventions like the Spritz Ocafe', the Amour made with fresh passion fruit and the Bosco di Hemingway. The complementary buffet is continually replenished with tasty dishes from their restaurant next door.

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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..."