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  1. -story-blockRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A statue of a serious-looking Giordano, hailed now as a hero of free thought, stands in the square. But on a recent, warm summer midmorning, his immolation was a distant thought.


  2. Adventure in South Korea, explore Provence, and vacation in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    This week's deals include adventures to France and South Korea , as well as escorted tours around the United States. If your tastes run toward Europe, Groupon has partnered with Keytours Vacations to offer a nine day tour of France starting at $1,499 per person, double occupancy.


  3. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    ITALY: Sunnyvale residents Sue and Ted Larson recently traveled to Italy to celebrate Sue's 60th birthday. Their adventures included a kayaking jaunt on Lake Como and, Sue says, "a three-hour evening Segway tour through the heart of Milan, including the Piazza del Duomo .


  4. Pope pops out to buy new glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    Pope Francis drew crowds for an unusual reason on Thursday - after slipping out of the Vatican to visit an optician. While the optician normally delivers new glasses to the Vatican, Pope Francis insisted on travelling to the shop in central Rome this time.


  5. Telluride Film Festival Books Johnny Depp's - Black...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SFGate

    Johnny Depp in "Black Mass," Michael Fassbender in " Steve Jobs ," Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton in "Spotlight" and Idris Elba in "Beasts of No Nation" are among the actors who will be highlighted at this year's Telluride Film Festival, which announced its lineup on Thursday morning. Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's "Anomalisa," Lenny Abrahamson's "Room," Andrew Haigh 's "45 Years" and Laszlo Nemes' "Son of Saul" are also on the lineup, as are a number of documentaries, including Davis Guggenheim 's "He Named Me Malala," Kent Jones' "Hitchcock/Truffaut" and Evgeny Afineevsky's "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom."


  6. Pope Francis eyes a bargain, buys new glasses in Roman outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Pope Francis eyes a bargain, buys new glasses in Roman outing The "pope of surprises" can't seem to let a news cycle pass without making a headline. Check out this story on Francis' latest celebrity moment? He went shopping for new eyeglasses in downtown Rome on Thursday, stunning tourists and passersby who got the selfie of a lifetime - and another lesson in papal economics.


  7. Popped cork diverts flightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fox News

    An easyJet flight traveling from the U.K. to Turkey last month was forced to divert to Italy after a champagne cork was misfired into the cabin's ceiling, forcing the plane's oxygen masks to deploy. The incident occurred Aug. 7, when easyJet Flight 8845 was en route to Dalaman, Turkey, but the story has only recently come to light in the last few days.


  8. Lupita Nyong'o, Emily Blunt sparkle in the heat at the Christian Dior couture garden show in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 |

    Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show set in a timeless conservatory in Paris. Lupita Nyong'o looked ravishing in a short, cherry red Dior couture dress Monday, and was at a loss for words on entering Christian Dior's "The Garden of Earthly Delights" show set inside the Rodin Museum.


  9. Bar/fly: Venice Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The 72nd International Venice Film Festival - which starts this week and runs until September 12 - is a good time of year. September is the best tipping month.


  10. Info & Advice for Planning an Awesome Xmas Vacation to Italy/VaticanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ask MetaFilter

    My family has decided to spend the holidays in Italy and at the Vatican. I'm doing all the planning and booking and I need some advice both in general, and specific to the holidays/closures etc.


  11. Expo a favourite foreigners destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Milan, September 2 - Expo Milan 2015 is one of the preferred destinations of foreign tourists visiting Italy this summer and the most popular among Italians holidaying in Italy, according to Facebook Italia. Rome places first for foreigners, followed by Milan and Venice, with the universal exposition placing fourth, Facebook said.


  12. Travel photos: Iconic places around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln survey South Dakota from Mount Rushmore, an iconic national monument and perennial road trip stop in South Dakota. Niagara Falls is a stunning natural waterfall on the border between Canada and the USA.


  13. Paris off the beaten trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 |

    So youve been to Paris countless times, and the thrill of Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Louvre and MusA e d'Orsay is wearing thin. The City of Lights is an endless moveable feast, and even if you're just stopping off on your way to another destination, there are plenty of gems hidden off the beaten track for those who have been there, done that.


  14. Six great films to inspire gay travelsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Xtra!

    East Palace West Palace refers to nicknames for two public bathrooms near Beijing's Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square where gay men cruise. The film shows that gay life can exist even in the most oppressive totalitarian societies, though technically homosexuality is not illegal in China.


  15. 1 day, 5 cities: Impressions from a tourist's day in Dubai, New York, Paris, Buenos Aires, TokyoRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 |

    The Associated Press sent reporters out on a tourist's itinerary for one day in five cities to compare prices, hassles and other aspects of their experience. Here are some of their impressions: DUBAI Adam Schreck on wandering in the alleyways of the old souq or marketplace: "Like other souks in the Arab world, it is divided according to items sold.


  16. Suspected Paris arson attack kills eight people including two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    The huge blaze broke out in rue Myra, close to the Eurostar hub and the Sacre Couer basilica in Montmartre, which is always packed with tourists, many from the UK Eight people have died including two children in a suspected arson attack on a block of flats in Paris - the worst fatal fire in the city for a decade. Four others were badly injured in the fire in the five-storey building, as more than 100 fire fighters battled to put it out after it started soon after 4.30am.


  17. Pope's message of forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    In a further sign of his emphasis on mercy, Pope Francis declared Tuesday that all priests, during a special holy year starting in December, will have the authority to pardon women who have had abortions, a power usually reserved for bishops. The move came three weeks before the pontiff's scheduled visit to the United States, where abortion remains a hot-button social and political issue.


  18. Riding Europe's last night sleeper trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CNN

    One of the finest ways to enjoy the vast expanses of Sweden is while gazing out the window of a sleeper train at dusk. Though a number of operators continue to offer sleeper train service across Europe, competition from airlines and fast day trains is eroding their popularity.


  19. At Venice Biennale, Artists Stage a Pageant for Precarious Workers in Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Hyperallergic

    When I arrived in Venice three weeks ago, I immediately headed to the tip of the Donsoduro to S.a.L.E. docks , a contemporary art space run by artist and activist Marco Baravalle. As part of its Biennale programming, the Gulf Labor was set to have the Precarious Workers Pageant that evening.


  20. Grapevine: Between Jerusalem and RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Jerusalem Post

    Who is Israel's best friend in Europe? When Israel and Poland were celebrating the 25th anniversary of the renewal of diplomatic relations, Israeli leaders said that Poland was Israel's best friend in Europe. A couple of months later during the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany, the Israeli leadership described Germany as Israel's best friend in Europe.