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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Take a sip of the genuine taste and aroma of Italy with a brief video essay on a hot topic about Italian society, travel, or culture.
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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 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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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!
Buffet Da Mario
Restaurant
via Torrebianca, 41, Trieste; Tel.: 040-639324
Simple hot table serving regional recipes with a wide selection of Austrian-inspired dishes; the emphasis is on pork products accompanied by sauerkraut. boiled potatoes and cren (horseradish). No credit cards accepted.

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Antico Caffe Vitti
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza S. Lorenzo in Lucina, 33, Rome; Tel.: 06-6876304
Since it opened in 1898 in the wonderful little Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, Caffe Vitti has been have been spoiling its customers' palates with exquisite homemade gelato and pastries (for a real taste treat, try the delicious Sicilian cannoli). The shop also offers take-away delicatessen products and restaurant service where dishes from the Roman delicatessen tradition are interpreted anew in lighter versions. Besides the historic location with outside tables facing on Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, Vitti has shops in Piazza Colonna, Piazza Capranica, and on Largo Argentina.

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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..."