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A Tourist Gem Called Turin/Torino

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.23.2016 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Mention Italy and tourists probably think first of Rome, Venice and Florence, but a smaller and not-as-popular gem in the north, noted for the auto in...

Police Find Lonely Elderly Couple Crying, Make Them Spaghetti Dinner

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.08.2016 | Good News

Our faith in humanity has been restored. Four policemen in Rome arrived at an apartment to a surprising find after someone reported hearing crying an...

Don't Ignore The Past, Believe In The Future

Shayne Looper | Posted 07.25.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

To accept someone as Christ accepted you means welcoming that person into your life warmly, like the father of the prodigal welcomed his son. He did not present his son with a catalogue of grievances but with a party. He made sure his son knew that he was wanted.

Rome's Restaurants Old and New

John Mariani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Romans favor the same restaurants and dishes they always have, and everyone will have an opinion as to which restaurant serves the best pasta, the freshest seafood or the most flavorful lamb. Still, new restaurants do open that help diversify the city's dining scene. Here's a some of my favorites.

Rome's Two Greatest and Grandest Restaurants

John Mariani | Posted 07.12.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Sprawling across the broad terrace floor of the Rome Cavalieri Hotel, La Pergola is easily one of the most romantic restaurants in the world, purposely lighted that way and configured so that simply walking through it puts you in mind of all the sweeping American-in-Rome movies of the 1950s--"Three Coins in the Fountain," "A Light in the Piazza," "Roman Adventure," and "Roman Holiday."

Stays Inspired By The #Hiddleswift Love Tour

Joy Pecknold | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The romance between Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston has been, well, swift. But they've already logged an impressive few thousand miles in their two we...

Rome's Best Hotels For Business And Pleasure

John Mariani | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

While the allure of Rome may make tourism its principal industry, it is also a major international business center whose travelers require as much modernity and efficiency as they do the traditional comforts of a city that can be mindbogglingly difficult to negotiate.

Glamour, Beauty And Pleasures Of Rome

Curtis Ellis | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

It seemed fitting for Alitalia to introduce its new flight attendant uniforms with a runway show in Rome. After all, Italy worships fashion. So media ...

Two Great Rome Hotel Where La Vita is Definitely Very Dolce

John Mariani | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
John Mariani

Among Rome's few five-star hotels is the Cavalieri, now part of the Waldorf Astoria hotel company, which has invested heavily to update every aspect, from the rooms to the pool and spa, while maintaining the sprawling hotel's unique 1960s grandeur.

Where To Eat When Visiting Rome

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel

When the weather turns nice, the sunset lingers and it feels like night will never come, you need to dine outside in Rome (or have breakfast or lunch)...

A College Tourist's City Guide to Rome

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By: Laura Carolina Gingrich Guiding tips and advice to fully experience Rome, the "Eternal City". Rome is one of the most popul...

How I Moved to Italy on My Own (With My Mother)

Alexandra Turney | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Alexandra Turney

When I was 22, I moved to Rome on my own. I had fallen in love with the city while on holiday, and had been inspired by meeting a young woman in a hostel. After her marriage ended she'd decided to start a new life in Rome, and she was staying in the hostel until she found a flat, while looking for work as an English teacher. Why shouldn't I do the same?

The Shining City on the Hill

David Bergstein | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
David Bergstein

Ideological government structures, such as those Bernie Sanders is advocating, eventually lead to ruin because productivity goes down and the nation a...

When in Rome

David Ahearn | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
David Ahearn

When the sun rises on Rome a new city is born. Rome leaves behind her nighttime alter ego and becomes a much different city in the daytime. The touris...

An Evening in Roma

David Ahearn | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
David Ahearn

There is simply nothing as magical as an evening train ride through Europe. This was a first for Joy, she had never taken a train in Europe and as our train departed the Venice train station we were filled with excitement as we sped through the night to Rome.

The 11,000 Virgins of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Christopher Columbus was cruising around the eastern Caribbean in 1493 when he spotted a bunch of islands so pristine he's said to have thought of the...

How To Navigate Rome When Traveling With Your Kids

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel

Not just the Colosseum. And not just the Forum or the Spanish Steps. Visiting Rome with children in tow doesn’t have to be about complaints like “...

The Best Piazzas in Rome

Alexandra Turney | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Alexandra Turney

Roman life revolves around the piazzas. Your local piazza is where you do your shopping, have a coffee, catch up with the neighbours, get a drink from the fountain or simply sit on a bench and watch the world go by.

Italian Filmmaker Captures A Different, Darker Side Of Rome

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts

Rome is best known for its ancient ruins, its impeccably designed fountains, and the gelato stores dotting its alleys and squares. In his documentary ...

City Talk With Catie Marron

Rana Florida | Posted 05.23.2016 | New York
Rana Florida

A former investment banker, the chairman of the board of directors of Friends of the High Line, a trustee of the New York Public Library, the editor of the acclaimed book City Parks: Public Places, Private Thoughts, and a contributing editor to Vogue, Catie Marron has just added a new book to her very crowded list of accomplishments.

Pope Francis Has A Dream

Massimo Faggioli | Posted 05.10.2016 | World
Massimo Faggioli

Francis's dream is of "a new European humanism" in which the church plays its role in the religious community, but also promotes dialogue among Christians and people of different faiths.

We're Losing the Wonder of Travel

Alexandra Turney | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Alexandra Turney

Ultimately, travel is a very personal thing. Whether you stay in hostels or luxury hotels, whether you prefer quick city breaks or months of voluntourism, it's up to you. But I think we could all benefit from re-examining our attitudes to travel, trying to regain that elusive sense of wonder.

Construction Workers In Spain Find 1,300 Pounds Of Ancient Roman Coins

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.29.2016 | World

Construction workers in Spain doing routine work on water pipes have unearthed 1,300 pounds of ancient Roman coins dating as far back as the third cen...

10 Ways to Experience Rome Without the Crowds

Alexandra Turney | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Alexandra Turney

Anyone who's ever attempted to visit the Trevi Fountain on a sunny day in spring (or a rainy day in winter) will know that in some parts of Rome, crow...

William Kentridge's 'Greatest Drawing Ever' Unveiled Along the Banks of the River Tiber in Rome

MutualArt | Posted 04.22.2016 | Arts

On the evenings of April 21 and 22, the banks of the River Tiber in Rome will come alive with light, shadow, and music, in a free, public, site-specific performance along the Piazza Tevere.