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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Useful Tourist Info...
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!
L'Europeo di Mattozzi
Restaurant
Via Campodisola, 4/6/8, Naples; Tel.: 081-5521323
For over 70 years students and professors from the nearby University of Naples have eaten at this homey place where the portions are abundant and the prices are moderate. American food writer Ed Levine declared the pizza at Europeo "a slice of heaven." But they also serve grilled swordfish, country-style legume and pasta soups and a flawlessly prepared spaghetti with tender mussels and zucchini flowers. Alfonso Mattozzi and his daughter Fabiana are your friendly hosts.

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Caffe Centrale
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Roma, 72, Asolo; Tel.: 0423-952141
The Botter brothers have a farm in the hills outside Asolo where they grow juicy Marostica cherries that they make into jam to be sold in their cafe on the shady main square of Asolo, with outside tables with a beautiful view of the fountain. Stop here for a cappuccino and a cherry-stuffed pastry, and watch the world go 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:
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..."