The anniversary of Italian Resistance (active September 1943-April 1945) offers an opportunity to consider the relevance of Resistance movements today, and the long political, military, and cultural reach of Italy's in particular.
There are mysteries in nature that are better left unsolved. The enigmas we are incapable of decoding could be the Earth's strategy to safeguard th...
From one end of the globe to the other, "have-nots" are looking with envy at the lives of the "haves." This is not about ideology or politics. They are not revolutionaries looking to overturn the old order or seeking payback for the legacy of colonial imperialism, rather they are looking to join it and benefit from its bounty.
It's that time of the year again. The third week of April, and Rome commemorates yet another year of its April 21, 753 BC founding. Though going on 2768 years, the Eternal City's birthday is never a bore.
Now, day after day, obliged to watch the heart-rending images on TV, Europeans are forced to acknowledge the catastrophe. And what has quickly become very clear is that the countries of Europe have no unified policy on immigration. Nor are they likely to come up with one in the immediate future.
You don't have to stop protecting the planet as you travel to explore its many wonders. Hotel search trivago.com has discovered eight ecologically elite hotels that are taking "being green" to a five-star level.
If the dangerous sea route has now become the principal means of entry to the European Union for refugees, it is because the land borders are closed.
The civil wars that are tearing apart Libya and Syria are precipitating yet another humanitarian crisis as boat loads of desperate refugees attempt to cross the Mediterranean in order to seek asylum in the European Community. Italy, Greece and Malta are bearing the brunt of the rapidly escalating crisis of "Mediterranean Boat People."
I caught up with the kind, thoughtful, wise-beyond-his-years artist inside the Odeon Cinema in Florence during Middle East Now, and it turned out to be a highlight of my festival. After the interview, do check out the slideshow of his work below.
The rush-hour regulars are lined up when John Zizzo steps behind the deli counter at Andrew & Frank's Catering. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John is ...
We took our kids to Europe every year for about 20 years. I didn't realize Andy was paying much attention.
Roberto's place has basically the same old fireplace that I have at my cabin back in the Cascades. This brought me unexpected joy as I spent each evening fireside, catching up on my writing late into the night.
The Amalfi Coast, Capri, Sorrento and all of the towns in between are stunning, particularly in the summertime when the water is sparkling and everyone is dressed like they're on the cover of Vogue Italia, seaside edition.
We are less than 30 days away from the opening of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, an incredible opportunity for Italy, for world tourism, to learn about the global challenges of food security and healthy nutrition through worldwide best practices.
On Good Friday at the village church in Cantiano, we were so impressed with the choir's performance.