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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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.

Tips for The Travelers:
Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!
La Bottega del Trenta
Restaurant
via Santa Caterina, 2, Castelnuovo Berardenga; Tel.: 0577-359226
This restaurant has serious cuisine presented by the lively Italian owner Franco and his French wife Helene. Here you'll find Tuscan food with a creative touch. Try the renowned petto d'anatra con finocchio selvatico (duck breast with wild fennel). They also serve excellent desserts and have an extensive wine list. Dinner only; reservations highly recommended and they MUST be confirmed at least 2 days prior or they will be cancelled.

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Pasticceria De Riso
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza Cantilena, 1, Minori; Tel.: 089-853618
Pasticceria De Riso near the seafront is THE place to stop for aperitifs, coffee and award-winning cakes and pastry creations made with local ricotta, nuts and especially the famous Amalfi Coast lemons. Salvatore De Riso has been a member of the prestigious Accademia Maestri Pasticcieri Italiani since 1994 and was chosen Pastry Cook of the Year for 2010-11. His baba’ al limoncello, lemon profiteroles, “Dolce d’Amalfi” and torta di ricotta e pere (said to be Pope John Paul II's favorite cake!) are justly famous; no visitor to Minori should leave town without sampling them.

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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..."