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!

Ristorante 2 Corone
Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 14 , Lerici; Tel.: 0187-967417
This elegant seafood restaurant near the castle has windows overlooking the port and an enchanting veranda for fine weather dining. The regional cuisine uses only the freshest local ingredients: freshly-caught fish and seafood from the Golfo di Lerici, Vermentino white wine from the Luni hills, extra-virgin olive oil from Fosdinovo and ricotta cheese from the Val di Vara. A good choice for a romantic dinner by the sea.

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Antica Latteria Giuliani
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Borgo Pio, 48, Rome; Tel.: 06-68803955
Locals gather at this antique dairy bar, the oldest in the Borgo, for the best cappuccino in the neighborhood. The 19th century marble tables are the real thing; a good place for a snack after visiting nearby St. Peter's basilica or the Vatican Museums. And if you smile at the barman, he might put a smiley face in the foam on your cappuccino!

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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..."