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Eating Your Way Through Italy, One City at a Time

Christina Kelly | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

While it's hard to go wrong with Italian food, some cities are known for certain specialties. Don't miss these items on your Vacanza Italiana.

Naples: Just Do It

Rick Steves | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I just spent two days in Naples, and loved it. It's one of the most fertile, churning, exuberant, and fun cities in all of Europe. And the entire time...

10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

minube | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to explore the rustic villages and sprawling vineyards which have made Italy synonymous with old-world charm.

Is Competitive Hot Dog Eating a Young Man's Game?

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

A lot of competitive eaters wear open-toed shoes during competition, a fashion faux pas, I find both disturbing from a social etiquette issue to a health department concern. Perhaps, that's why Major League Eaters refer to retirement as, "hanging up the esophagus."

Mighty Movie Podcast: Matteo Garrone on Reality

Dan Persons | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Director Matteo Garrone takes the naturalistic intensity he poured into his crime film Gomorrah and applies it to this sly tale of ambition gone way, way wrong.

Popcorn Preview: Reality

Leslie Sisman | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Reality (2012) Cast includes: Aniello Arena (first film), Loredana Simioli, Nando Paone (Welcome to the South) Writer/Director: Matteo Garrone (...

What's Going On In Italy

Rick Steves | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Formerly presented every other year, the Venice Biennale -- a world-class, contemporary fair -- is now an annual event.

Where To Spend Christmas In Italy

Viator | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses: You'll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds, and you'll get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery.

PHOTOS: South Florida's Hidden, Unspoiled Beaches

Visit Florida | Posted 12.28.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The Hobe Sound beach extends north more than two miles to where the equally pristine St. Lucie Preserve beach begins.

Naples, A City Of Contradictions

Sivan Askayo | Posted 12.08.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

The old monastic grounds next to the church now serve as a shelter for the needy and homeless of the city. You can't miss the church even from afar.

PHOTOS: Airboats And Alligators In The Everglades

Visit Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The airboats that Erv operates are ungainly machines, light aluminum skiffs powered by muscular automobile engines mounted on the back, above the water line.

U.S. Targets Leaders Of Naples Mafia

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday took steps to freeze the U.S. assets of five key members of the Italian-based Camorra, ...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Miami

Oyster | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel

With its high-brow art scene, luxurious shopping and A-list clubs, Miami is an energetic, ultra-lively hub for young partiers and jet-setting tourists -- but to escape the rowdy scene, southern Floridans have several spots to enjoy.

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Wanted: Name For Adorable 8-Week-Old Service Dog | David Lohr | Posted 07.18.2012 | Good News

Here is an event dog lovers can sink their teeth into. The Collier County Sheriff's Office in Naples, Fla., is holding a name-the-dog contest. The ...

PHOTOS: Amid The Ash Of Italy's Pompeii Alternative

Robert Schrader | Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

Though Ercolano is slightly further from Mount Vesuvius than Pompeii, it is arguably better preserved.

Marco Island, Where Miami Goes On Vacation

Sharon King Hoge | Posted 09.03.2012 | Travel
Sharon King Hoge

The road veers toward the settlement of Goodlands, now a trendy watering hole which calls itself a "drinking town with a fishing problem."

Blonde Mafia 'Godmother' Arrested By Naples Police

Posted 06.26.2012 | World

"In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns," Calo said in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather." In the case of Raffaella D'Alterio, the Corl...

COPS: Man Bites, Threatens To Eat Faces Off 'Like Miami Guy'

Posted 06.18.2012 | Miami

Just across the Dade County line, a Naples man reportedly bit and spit blood at hospital staff, threatening to rape their wives and eat their faces of...

Ex-Bank CEO Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

In 2006, American Banker magazine named Jerry Williams one of its Community Bankers of the Year. Now Williams is headed to prison for six years. Some...

WATCH: A Miracle In Naples

Benjamin Taylor | Posted 07.18.2012 | Religion
Benjamin Taylor

This takes place years ago: Heeding warnings I've heard about gifted pickpockets, I put my passport in my sock and wade into the teeming streets.

High Steaks in Naples, Florida

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Karine Bakhoum

We decided to go to Naples, Florida for Easter break and as soon as we told our children, the first words out of my son's mouth were, "Are we going to have that DELICIOUS steak at Strip House?"

The King of Fried Pizza

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The fried dough puffs into an amazingly soufflé-light disc and topped with an intense tomato sauce and imported smoked mozzarella di bufala known as provola, and then popped briefly into a volcanically hot oven.

MASSIVE Mafia Bust

Posted 03.19.2012 | World

In a huge anti-mafia bust, 16 judges have been arrested near Naples, Italy, according to the BBC, for allegedly being in cahoots with Italy's notoriou...

The Faithful Shopper: Gifts for Guys

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.

Rick Steves: Is Cruising Really Travel?

Rick Steves | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
Rick Steves

I stand atop this floating city of fun playing putt-putt golf and scanning the horizon for Mallorca, wondering how I'll do: Will I enjoy the people, the food, the congestion as we spill into port?