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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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Visiting a foreign country can feel overwhelming. Don't leave home before reading this essential information on traveling in Italy.

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Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
Le Terrazze dell'Hotel Cisterna
piazza della cisterna, 24, San Gimignano; Tel.: 0577-940328
Le Terrezze's selling point, as the name suggests, is a terrace with views over the rolling hills of southern Tuscany. The dining room is medieval with low ceilings and wooden beams, and forms part of a 13th century palazzo mostly occupied by the adjoining hotel. A good place to try regional specialties.

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Aristocampo Panini
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza della Scala, 53, Rome; Tel.: 06-58335530
Dedicated to slow and authentic Italian food, as is its hipster sister restaurant around the corner in Via della Lungaretta, this quick-stop sandwich shop is a favorite of students who come here for filling sandwiches made with fresh ingredients. Kind of like an Italian-style Subway, you can either choose one of the sandwiches on the menu, or combine ingredients to create your own customized panino. They also serve wine and beer to sip on as you enjoy your lunch outside on the patio.

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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..."