Newest addition to Trenitalia's fleet (photo: Creativita e Broadcasting – FS Italiane)
Crisscrossed with railroad tracks that link cities big and small, Italy is the ideal country to explore by train. And when you choose to ride the rails this summer, you'll have even more options in comfort and price, now that Trenitalia has introduced the sleek, new Frecciarossa 1000 train on its mo... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 29 July, 2015


Cappuccino is our monthly newsletter. Select Italy's travel experts provide stories about current trends and happenings in Italy.

Il Postino

A newsletter exclusively for travel agents, Il Postino contains travel industry news, tips for trip planning and selling points for Italian destinations.



How to...
Get Around

Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being confusing 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!

Via Portici Minore, 4, Bressanone; Tel.: 0472-834883
Fink is the classic place for traditional Tyrolean food. There's an informal and less-expensive, wood-paneled bakery/cafe below and a more formal dining room upstairs where you can sample local soups made from chestnuts and celery or the famous wine soup from the Val d'Isarco served with small cinnamon toasts. The cheese platter featuring specialties from all over the Alto-Adige; the wines are regional, as well. Beware: the blood noodles are made with real blood so if you're squeamish, you might want to avoid this traditional Tyrolean dish!

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Panino Giusto
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Malpighi, 3 , Milan; Tel.: 02-29409297
Panino Giusto is a chain of panini (toasted sandwich) cafes. The reason to choose this particular venue is its location: a Liberty-style building with beautiful iron wrought balconies and ceramic tile decorations. There's a great variety of panini on offer, and the mini chocolate ices served with the coffee are a nice touch.

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Italian Innovation


LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

Librivivi Dorian Gray

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.

Living Comics - Sulphur & Dana

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..."