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Your Weekly Travel Zen: Rome
This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from G.J. Monahan. Monahan's photo shows the stunning art and architecture of the Trevi Fountain.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Corbett, Philly officials are Rome-bound to invite pope for visit
Top officials from Philadelphia will meet with Pope Francis this month and invite him to attend a huge Roman Catholic gathering planned for the city next year.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rick Steves' Italy
Travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three Italian cities - Rome, Venice and Florence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
When in Rome, get over a cheating boyfriend
Today's tale beings at exactly 12:30 a.m., Feb. 1, 2014. That's when Avery called her boyfriend of four years and found him in bed with another woman.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Rick Steves' Italy: Cities of Dreams
In his latest two-hour special, travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three great Italian cities - Rome, Venice and Florence.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Millennium & Copthorne has agreed to acquire its first hotel in Italy.
Millennium has entered into a conditional purchase and sale agreement with Grand Hotel Palace, a joint venture between a subsidiary of Boscolo Hotels Group and Pierre, for the acquisition by Millennium Hotels Hotel Palace Holdings of the freehold interest in the hotel currently trading as the Boscolo Palace Roma, a five-star property located in ... (more)
KLRN-TV San Antonio
Starting in Florence, Rick beholds the art of Fra Angelico, Botticelli and Michelangelo before savoring a Florentine-style steak.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal
In Rome, Revival of Lent Pilgrimage
One of the more striking facts of the past century is the global rediscovery of religious pilgrimages.
Wall Street Journal
Paolo Sorrentino on Film, the Oscars
The Italian filmmaker reveals what he's wearing to the Oscars, the directors who inspire him and why Italy is a perfect place for inspiration IN "THE GREAT BEAUTY," Italian film director Paolo Sorrentino uses the grandeur and decadence of Rome as both a metaphor for a man who has lost his way and as a symbol of a country struggling to adjust to a ... (more)
Pope ill, cancels appearance with seminarians
In this picture provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis meets with an Argentine interreligious group, at the Vatican, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
Rome's hidden treasures in plain sight
It's always fun to feel like you've discovered a great gem that not many others know about - especially when you're in a world-famous city! You don't have to go far to find great experiences, just a little off the beaten path.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Pope to leave Vatican for Lenten retreat
Pope Francis will leave the Vatican for a weeklong retreat leading up to his busy Easter season.
The Daily Star
Sacred Rome, seen from its profane ring
BEIRUT: Somewhere on the outskirts of Rome, a small man machetes his way through the underbrush alongside the road to get to a beleaguered palm tree.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Missing Bates College student John Durkin found dead in rail tunnel in Italy
A Bates College student who went missing while studying abroad in Italy has been found dead, according to the U.S. Embassy in that country.
Take a "Roman Holiday" - Festival City Symphony, Symphony Sundays Concert
Festival City Symphony will perform "Roman Holiday," a Symphony Sundays concert, on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at the Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells Street.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Foster's Daily Democrat
Rye Beach college student missing in Rome
An American college student from Rye Beach, who is studying in Rome, has been missing for three days.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
New cardinal surrounded by love from NH
Archbishop Gerald Lacroix celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome on Friday, one day before being elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis.
Mayor Martin Walsh Wants Pope Francis To Visit Boston
Walsh has asked the Roman Catholic Cardinal of Boston, Sean O'Malley, to hand-deliver an invitation to the pontiff asking him to visit the city during a possible trip to the U.S. next year.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Safe from Scams: Trip of a lifetime
It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime, but instead, dozens of people lost close to a half-million dollars.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Explore Turkey in the footsteps of Alexander the Great
It's 334 B.C., and you've left your home in Macedonia at the head of an army of 35,000 soldiers armed to the teeth.