Exterior of the Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce
An art lover from New York City was the first to give: his or her $200 donation launched the five-week Kickstarter campaign to help fund the restoration of the priceless Renaissance loggia of the Pazzi Chapel and now the countdown is on, with only 24 days left to become a part of history and inscrib... Read more...
25 November, 2014
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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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vicolo dell' Oro, 2, San Gimignano; Tel.: 0577-941862
Co-owners Marcello Bisogni and Duccio Ferri have researched the foods eaten here in Etruscan times and the Middle Ages, and applied this knowledge to the menu at Dorando.' One such historic recipe is pici alla Etrusca - thick green noodles tossed with olive oil, pecorino cheese, garlic, walnuts and fresh mint. Beef flavored with rosemary and accompanied by grilled porcini is simple perfection while the more elaborate anatra speziata (duck with walnuts, almonds, honey, fruit and spices) comes with a chestnut puree - medieval comfort food!

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Via Montenapoleone, 8, Milan; Tel.: 02-76000578
What better place to people-watch than at Cova? It is the perfect place to recharge your batteries after a day of shopping on Milan's premier street. Founded in 1817, this cafe' in the fashion district is still the favorite place to stop for a sandwich, a cup of Cova's specially blended coffee or a glass of wine. No credit cards.

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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..."