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

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Grand Canal Restaurant in the Hotel Monaco
Restaurant
San Marco, calle Vallaresso 1325, Venice; Tel.: 041-5200211
In the 18th century this vast and ornate stucco-covered room housed the Teatro del Ridotto where Venetian aristocrats came to applaud the plays of Goldoni. It now provides an elegant setting for the Grand Canal Restaurant, serving delicate dishes such as tagliolini con gli scampi, fish soup lightly scented with saffron and a crispy fritto misto di pesce made with locally-caught fish. In nice weather you can dine on a terrace offering incomparable views of the Grand Canal and the church of the Salute.

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Bar Pompi
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Cassia, 8B/8C, Rome; Tel.: 06-3333488
For the tiramisu of your dreams, look no further than Bar Pompi. Its refrigerators are full of hundreds of boxes of this specialty: classic (itís made with Illy coffee and decorated with big chunks of chocolate), strawberry flavored (with real strawberry inside) and the newborn version with banana and Nutella, which they invented. Get your tiramisu to take-away in practical bowls or have it seated for a small surcharge. This hugely popular hangout is only steps from the Ponte Milvio and offers a wide choice of different homemade desserts and gelato, as well as serving lunch from 12:30 to 3:30pm and aperitivi from 6:30pm .

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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..."