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!
Parizzi
Restaurant
Via Repubblica, 71, Parma; Tel.: 0521-285952
This restaurant serves classic Parma cuisine in an elegant setting with great service and excellent wines. Located in the central Via Repubblica in an inn dating from 1551, the extensive menu features dishes like handmade cappelletti or garganelli pasta with rabbit sauce, roast guinea fowl in a dried fruit crust and parmesan cheese soufflé with white truffles. For a sweet finish, try the delicious three-chocolate terrine.

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Caffe' Concerto Paszkowski
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza della Repubblica, 31-35r, Florence; Tel.: 055-210236
The very un-Florentine name, Paszkowski, dates from 1904 when this place was a Polish beer hall but before that it was the Caffe' Centrale, founded in 1846. Gradually it became a literary café, the meeting place for the leaders of early twentieth century literary and artistic movements. There are both indoor and outdoor tables: Paszkowski adjoins Gilli, another well-established caffe', and it's traditional for the chanteuse to entertain the guests of both caffes with their songs.

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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..."