Elba is home to a whopping 150 beaches
Located just six miles off the coast of mainland Tuscany, Elba is the third largest island in Italy, following Sicily and Sardinia. It is one of seven islands that are part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, an extraordinary area of Italy known for its dramatic mountains and colorful seas, hom... Read more...
30 June, 2014
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Aromi in the Molino Stucky Hotel
Giudecca, 810 , Venice; Tel.: 041-2723311
Padua-born Franco Luise brings Venetian cooking into the modern age without losing its essential character. He's head chef at the Molino Stucky hotel's flagship restaurant where, on a panoramic terrace with sweeping views of Venice and the Giudecca Canal, you can enjoy an outstanding meal prepared from only the freshest seasonal ingredients. Some delicious examples are zucchini blossoms stuffed with spider crab in a tangy arugula pesto, asparagus-filled ravioli with scampetti (baby shrimp) or eggy tagliatelle in a rosemary-scented duck ragu'. Advance reservations recommended at dinner.

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Antica Caffe' Meletti
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza del Popolo, 20 , Ascoli Piceno; Tel.: 0736-259626
Since 1907 great personalities have savored the special anisette liqueur produced by Silvio Meletti at this cafe on the lovely main square of Ascoli Piceno. This historic Art Nouveau cafe looks like a film set, and has been the setting of several Italian films such as the 1972 "Alfredo Alfredo" starring Dustin Hoffman. Sip your glass of anisette at a marble-topped table with cast iron legs in the mirrored interior or at one of the outdoor tables on the piazza.

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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..."