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!

Trattoria Bajamont
Bajamontijeva 3 , Split; Tel.: 355-356
Trattoria Bajamonti, located on the northwest corner of Diocletian's Palace, is known to the locals as the "restaurant under the clock" because it is located near the famous sundial in the main square. It's a low key, authentic, bohemian-style konoba and a must for anyone wanting to dine on traditional Dalmatian food. Bajamont serves up seafood dishes and specialties that are purchased daily at the fish market; meat is a rarity on the menu. The authentic atmosphere of local life in Split is felt at Bajamont.

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Klainguti Caffe'
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza Soziglia, 98-100R, Genoa; Tel.: 010-8602628
Genoa's most famous bar and pastry shop was found by a Swiss baker in 1828. They are proud to display the note from Giuseppe Verdi who praised the sweet brioche filled with hazelnut cream called the Falstaff saying "Your Falstaff is better than mine!" Try the handmade gelato in interesting flavors like violet or rose.

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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..."