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7 Ways to Experience the Sweetness of Doing Nothing

Kelly Chaplin | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Kelly Chaplin

Instead of spending your free time catching up on your Netflix queue, checking your email one more time before bed or using the extra 10 minutes you had to spare this morning to make a to-do list... what if you did nothing?

Tour Guide Talent Show: Italian Gestures

Rick Steves | Posted 01.25.2017 | Travel
Rick Steves

A highlight of our annual guides' summit is our international talent show, which turns my living room into a jam-packed theater. In this skit, our Italian tour guides expanded our vocabulary with some of the many gestures you'll encounter when traveling in Italy.

Francesco Medici Publishes Italian Translation of First Arab-American Novel

Todd Fine | Posted 12.06.2014 | Home
Todd Fine

A philosophical work that relates the migration of two young men from Baalbek, Lebanon to New York City, the book elaborates Rihani's hopes and dreams with a still universal resonance.

My Senior Year Abroad

Paula H. Noe | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Paula H. Noe

My story is very personal, of course, but also somehow I think it is also universal. I realize that I took some risks, that I needed to navigate in a foreign landscape with a foreign language and with foreign people, and that I had no guidebook to direct me so that I had to learn about myself and my needs and fears.

How A Class Led Me To The Italian 'Sister' I Never Thought I'd Have

Lauren Cooke | Posted 08.13.2014 | Teen
Lauren Cooke

Despite my limited knowledge of Italian, I made up for it with French, English, hand gestures and Google translate.

10 Indispensable Italian Slang Expressions

Whitney Richelle | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Whitney Richelle

You won't find them in Italian books, but you'll hear them all over the streets. Understanding them will give you a huge boost in comprehension. Using them will make you much more fun to talk to.

"We Are All Whores": Beyond Berlusconi's Sex Trial

Flavio Rizzo | Posted 09.05.2013 | Home
Flavio Rizzo

On June 24 former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was sentenced to seven years in jail for having paid a minor for sex. The day after, in the heart of Rome, a pro-Berlusconi demonstration took place under the unsettling banner: "We Are All Whores."