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Creepy Goop-Face Souvenirs in Rome

Rick Steves | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

There were souvenir hustlers everywhere I looked. Each year, there's a silly new street-trinket hit sold all over town. Cheap little tripods have long been popular, but now the street hustlers have shifted their focus to selfie sticks.

15 Money-Saving Hacks When Traveling to Rome

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

At first Rome might seem like it's an expensive city, but if you know what to pay for (and more importantly, what not to pay for), it can be quite affordable. When compared to many other capitals in Europe, Rome has prices that correspond to quality.

When In Rome, Roam

Fathom | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Fathom

In the early days of summer, the air in Rome is filled with the heady scent of something as sweet as honey. It's rincospernum, a plant in the jasmine family that blooms all over the city.

LOOK: D.C.'s Sister Cities Around The World

Posted 06.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When you cross the city limits of plenty of locales around the nation, you'll see signs announcing sister-city relationships with places...

Thieves Steal Bell From Italian Shipwreck Site

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime

ROME, March 15 - Underwater thieves have evaded an array of laser systems that measure millimetric shifts in the Costa Concordia shipwreck and 24-hour...

Too Many Threats

Juliet Linley | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Juliet Linley

"My mother led me to understand that threats shouldn't be the motivating force behind getting kids to do certain things -- because one day they won't work anymore and we'll be left powerless."

Craniosacral Therapy For Kids

Juliet Linley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Juliet Linley

I recently chatted to Julie Rimmington, one of Italy's top therapists. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in radiotherapy and for the last 20 years has been dedicating herself to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy -- with international certifications of the highest levels.

Rome Imposes City-Wide Tax On Hotels, Starting January 1

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Travelers heading to Rome to see sights like the Roman Colosseum are going to have to pay more next year. The city is imposing a hotel tax beginning J...

Slangy Italian teenagers become YouTube hit

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two teenagers from the suburbs of Rome have become Italy's newest media heroines after their slang-filled account of a day at the beach shot from a...

Colombia: Strategy of Tension?

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

When I saw the images of the recent attack near my Bogota apartment, I could not help but think about the car bombings that had occurred when I was in Sicily, 18 years ago.

Comedy of Errors Damages Italy's Democratic Institutions

Iginio Gagliardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iginio Gagliardone

Just weeks away from Italy's regional elections the country witnessed one of the most awkward, and potentially dangerous, episodes in the history of its politics.

McItaly Burger: McDonald's Teams Up With Italian Government For New Item

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From the land that brought you such staples of modern cuisine as pizza, pasta, risotto and tiramisu, comes a new classic - the McItaly- and Silvio Ber...

Liddick: Political incivility

Summit Daily News | Summit Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"My opponent displays a majestic, supereminent, overpowering, turkey-gobbler strut." "Theirs is the party of rum, Romanism and rebellion." "Elect that...

Burlusconi remains hospitalized after he's hit in face with statue

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ROME (AP) — Premier Silvio Berlusconi is in pain and will remain hospitalized until at least Tuesday with a fractured nose and two broken teeth from...

Italy denies 'Taliban payoff deal'

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Defence chief seeks to sue paper for report Rome paid Taliban to keep Afghan areas safe....

'Nine': Sophia Loren reflects on a half-century of tantalizing roles

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASSOCIATED PRESSItalian movie legend Sophia Loren looks on prior to receiving the Campidoglio award by the city of Rome in a collateral event of the R...

ET phone Rome: Vatican hosts alien life study

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Vatican has hosted a conference to study the possibility of alien life in the universe and its implication for the Catholic Church....

Rome's Intercontinental Hotel...Luxury and History at the Spanish Steps

NY Luxury. | NY Luxury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Turkey Bans Israel From Military Exercise Over Gaza War

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkey has said that it banned Israel from an international air exercise due to begin last week because of its offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Str...

Burlusconi remains hospitalized after hit in face with statue

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ROME (AP) — Premier Silvio Berlusconi is in pain and will remain hospitalized until at least Tuesday with a fractured nose and two broken teeth from...

Legal threat to web group that opposes Berlusconi

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 20,000 members of a Facebook group called "Let's Kill Berlusconi" face an investigation after Rome magistrates said that the group could prompt an...

Berlusconi: Court May Remove Legal Immunity

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AFP) - Italy's top court on Tuesday began reviewing a law shielding Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from prosecution, potentially posing deeper...

Sainthood for Nazi-era pope puts papal visit to Rome synagogue under cloud

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pope Benedict's decision to move his controversial wartime predecessor Pius XII closer to sainthood has put a cloud over his planned visit next month ...

Rome hosts global food summit

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aid groups fear there will few tangible results without the leaders of the G8 nations ....

Mad Men: You Can't Go Rome Again

Vulture. | vulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When in Rome on a Roman holiday, Don and Betty live la dolce vita, burning Roman candles from both ends....