Martina, Maja, Malina, and Arianna outside of Sibenik
It was the part of my European visit that I was most looking forward to, after an intense week of winery visits in Franciacorta, Piedmont, and Rome. The flight was brief to say the least; it was the kind where as soon as you are allowed to turn your laptop on and work, the flight attendants tell you... Read more...
by Martina Zuccarello, 30 September, 2014
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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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Tips for The Travelers:
Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
L'Orso 80
Restaurant
Via dell'Orso, 33, Rome; Tel.: 06-6864904 / 06-6861710
In-the-know locals having been coming to this nondescript trattoria behind Piazza Navona for years to feast on the amazing antipasti selection: mushrooms with whole peppercorns, succulent baby artichokes, cauliflower with capers, fresh mozzarella, fried zucchini fingers, beans in tomato sauce, spinach frittata and melt-in-your-mouth meatballs. The food arrives at your table as a seemingly endless array of dishes from which you help yourself. If you still have room, there's pizza, pasta or fresh grilled fish to follow. Reservations recommended.

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Gran Ristoro
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Sottoripa, 27r, Genoa; Tel.: 010-2473127
This tiny closet of a sandwich shop across from the Porto Antico is so small that you’d walk right past it if not for the line of Genoese of all stripes — cops, students, dock workers — extending out the door. The printed menu is minimal so just ask for a toasted sandwich, served on a fresh roll with your choice of one of the dozens of meats (prosciutto, capicola, pancetta, spianata) hanging in the window. At less than 3,00 euros, you won’t find a better lunch bargain!

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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..."