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The Huffington Post
Off Track Planet: Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy
With several hundred years of cruel death on its soil, stepping foot on Poveglia Island is a sure way to scare yourself stupid.
6 hrs ago
New Zealand shines at 2013 Venice Biennale
New Zealand's artist for the 2013 Venice Biennale, Bill Culbert, in the doorway of the New Zealand pavilion in Venice.
12 hrs ago
Retired M-A English teacher Joseph Fuchs is exhibiting his paintings at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park
An old friend has returned to Menlo Park. An exhibit of paintings by Joseph Fuchs is on display at Cafe Zoe through January 5. To locals, Joseph may be better known as "Mr. Fuchs," an English teacher who taught at Menlo-Atherton High School for 33 years before retiring.
21 hrs ago
Miami Dade College's Museum of Art + Design presents Rituales en Haiti, an exhibition of photographs by Spanish-born photographer Cristina Garcia Rodero, opening in conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Benson Hotel unveils gingerbread replica of 1913 downtown Portland
The Benson Hotel unveiled the centerpiece of its annual holiday display on Wednesday, revealing a historic replica of downtown Portland that looked good enough to eat.
Romantic anniversary destinations: Vote for the best
Whether you've been with your sweetie for a month or you're celebrating your silver anniversary, sometimes it's best to skip the chocolate and flowers and buy two plane tickets instead.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Europe with kids? Here’s how to make it richer
When parents tell me they're going to Europe and ask me where to take their kids, I'm sometimes tempted to answer, "To Grandma and Grandpa's on your way to the airport."
Boscolo Hotels in Rome and Milan, Italy Join Autograph Collection
Boscolo Hotels and the exclusive portfolio of independent hotels, the Autograph Collection, announced today the news that twoadditional luxury Boscolo Hotels in Italy will join its ensemble this fall.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chapel Hill News
Your Best Shot: Trip to Venice
Today's Best Shot comes from reader Frank Baine. Frank writes: "This is a photo that I took in Venice, Italy, in 1971.
Meet the finalists for first Edmonton Music Prize
In the '80s, '90s and early '00s, Edmonton's music scene was largely known for its punk and roots acts.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Venice's Ban on Cruise Ships: What it Means for You
When travelers think of an Adriatic cruise, scenes of Venice, Italy - its canals, bridges, piazzas, vaporetti, stunning architecture, and gelato shops - come to mind.
New Market Report: Aeroporto di Venezia Marco Polo Save S.p.a. (SAVE) ...
The company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing traveler services, flight information services, web services, transport services and passenger services like lost and found service and complaints, which are principally carried out under concession contracts.
The broad street running from Coloseum to Piazza Venezia in Rome - Via dei Fiori Imperiali - was laid down by fascist diktator Benito Mussolini in 1924.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Asbury Park Press
the Venetian Way
The Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute at sunset, as seen from the water to the south.
The News Journal
Leger exhibit offers insights into a less-known artist
Fernand Leger was a very versatile and prolific French artist, an innovative pioneer of early 20th-century modernism.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Italy hosts conference on 'Ali and Nino: Literature, history, Caucasus culture and Azerbaijan'
A conference titled "Ali and Nino: Literature, history, Caucasus culture, and Azerbaijan" organized by the Azerbaijani Studies Centre acting at the University Ca' Foscari has been held in Venice, Italy.
Trading homes for an affordable stay in Paris
Patrons dine on the sidewalk in front of Le Table de Claire restaurant, located on the ground floor of the home swap apartment recent visitors stayed in while in Paris.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Venetian Lagoon From Wikipedia: The Venetian Lagoon is the enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea in which the city of Venice is situated.
Mother City is best in the world - poll
Capetonians have known it all along, of course. But now it's finally dawned on readers of one of Britain's foremost newspapers that Cape Town is the best city in the world! After all, where else can you "surf the Atlantic, climb mountains; eat in Michelin-starred restaurants; stay in both historical and super-hip accommodation; indulge in wine ... (more)