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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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!
Ambasciata
Restaurant
via Martiri di Belfiore, 33, Mantua; Tel.: 0376-619169
Chef Romano Tamani adds his special, and very extroverted, touch to the rich dishes he prepares at this stylish, 2-star Michelin restaurant near Mantua. A typical prix fixe menu might include a salad of rabbit with balsamic vinegar, pasta with porcini mushrooms and guinea fowl. As a fitting conclusion to a remarkable meal, you'll be offered a selection of truly spectacular desserts.

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Bar delle Fragole
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 7, Nemi; Tel.: 06-9368102
Stop in for some fresh gelato made with the the tiny, wild strawberries know as "Fragole di Nemi." The best time to visit is during the Strawberry Festival in early June but this picturesque little village overlooking an ancient volcanic lake known as the "Specchio di Diana" (Diana's Mirror) is charming any time of the year - it's an accessible (and relaxing) day trip from the chaos of Rome.

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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..."