Italy Travel Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Best Florence wine bars and restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Decanter Magazine

    Creative cuisine, talented chefs and well-stocked wine bars: there's never been a better time for gourmands to embrace this city, says Helen Farrell... Spellbinding farm-to-table Michelin starred dining by chef Antonello Sardi with audacious boutique wine pairings by sommelier Vito Angelilli. Sip a glass in the adjacent Il Lounge wine bar or reserve a tasting in the 1,100 label-strong L'Enoteca wine shop.


  2. Italy is giving away free castles and here's how to claim yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Metro

    If you've always dreamt of owning a holiday home but have never had the cash to buy one, then you might just be in luck. They've got 103 buildings across the country that they're looking to give to people who are in a position to save them from becoming ruins.


  3. Paris - Love Locks' Auction Raises Over $270,000 for RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    A charity auction selling off "love locks" from Paris bridges to raise money for refugees on Saturday brought in over $270,000, though the event was briefly interrupted by protests from far-right nationalists. For years tourists inscribed their initials on padlocks and hooked them to the railings of bridges, most famously the Pont des Arts near the Louvre, throwing the key into the River Seine to express their undying devotion.


  4. IOC Evaluation Commission impressed by potential Paris 2024 venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | China Daily

    The International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission delegation said it was impressed by the Paris bid's enthusiasm as demonstrated in a "productive" and "interesting" one-day venue tour in the French capital on Monday. "It's quite obvious that the passion and enthusiasm for these Games on the different sites and venues that we visited were quite impressive," he added.


  5. 5 of the best places for champagne and fizz in BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 |

    If you're looking to celebrate a special occasion, or just simply fancy enjoying a glass of something bubbly - and who could blame you? - we've put together a guide to the top five places in Bristol for champagne and fizzy wine. Located next to the iconic Wills Memorial Building and Bristol Museum at the top of Park Street, Browns has long been the go-to location for University of Bristol students to raise a glass and celebrate the end of exams.


  6. Fabrizio Zilibotti is the Tuntex Professor of International and Development EconomicsRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Fabrizio Zilibotti, newly named as the Tuntex Professor of International and Development Economics, focuses his research on economic growth and development, political economy, macroeconomics, and the economic development of China. His appointment will be effective July 1. A citizen of Italy, Zilibotti earned a Laurea in Political Science at the UniversitaI di Bologna, and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in economics at the London School of Economics.


  7. IOC 2024 bid inspectors tour Paris landmarks6 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 |

    Olympic officials began their first day inspecting the Paris 2024 bid with a visit to the Eiffel Tower, the iconic backdrop to the triathlon start should the French capital be chosen to host the Games. The IOC's 11-member evaluation commission, who examined rival bidders Los Angeles last week, had a bird's eye view from the Tower of many proposed venues including the Champs- Elysees and Grand Palais, and Saint-Denis to the north-east of the city where the Olympic village will be situated.


  8. 5 Top Options for Affordable Retirement in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Europe is a more affordable retirement overseas option than it's been in a long time. If you've got dollars to spend in Europe, you might be surprised by your buying power.


  9. The best places to honeymoon around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The earliest meaning of the term "honeymoon" supposedly stems from an old European custom in which newlyweds would consume great quantities of mead, a brew made from fermented honey and water. At the time, many cultures followed a lunar calendar, and during the first lunar month after the wedding, couples were to drink mead, which was also believed to be an aphrodisiac.


  10. First comprehensive retrospective of Mark Tobey's work in Italy opens in VeniceRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | Art Daily

    One of the foremost American artists to emerge from the 1940s, a decade that saw the rise of abstract expressionism, Mark Tobey is recognized as a vanguard figure whose 'white-writing' anticipated the formal innovations of New York School artists such as Jackson Pollock. Mark Tobey: Threading Light is the first comprehensive retrospective of the American artist's work in twenty years in Europe, and the first in Italy.


  11. Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    When on holiday in the Bay of Islands, my wife and I did a dolphin cruise to the Hole in the Rock. On the way out there weren't any dolphins around but on the return they came out to play.


  12. The Latest: Paris prosecutors probe hacking attack on MacronRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | The Daily Advance

    The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen : France's election campaign commission said Saturday that "a significant amount of data" - and some fake information - was leaked on social networks following the hacking attack on Macron. The leaked documents appeared largely mundane, and the perpetrators remain unknown.


  13. The Latest: French projections: Macron to be next presidentRead the original story

    May 7, 2017 | The Madison Press

    The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen : Polling agencies have projected that centrist Emmanuel Macron will be France's next president, putting a 39-year-old political novice at the helm of one of the world's biggest economies and slowing a global populist wave. If confirmed, Le Pen's showing would nonetheless be stronger than her National Front party has seen in its 45-year history.


  14. Prada Shows 2018 Resort Collection in MilanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Women's Wear Daily

    For the first time, the show was held at Fondazione Prada's Observatory in Milan, a venue that was also an inspiration for the collection. Though always artistic and conceptual, her inspirations are also always rooted in reality and the world around her.


  15. The Latest: Paris tourists unfazed by Louvre security scareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's f... . Femen activists lower a banner protesting against Marine Le Pen's FN party in Henin-beaumont, northern France, Sunday, May 7, 2017.


  16. Letters: How to leave more money in your pocket as you cruise the DanubeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Regarding " Sail Into a Fairy Tale " by Rosemary McClure, April 30: We had a marvelous European river tour last summer on Grand Circle Cruise Line , which offered a near-identical trip to the Viking ships we docked next to each night, except our cruise was a lot less expensive. Plus Grand Circle and its mother company, Overseas Adventure Travel , make a point of giving back to the communities where they travel.


  17. Public Service travel bill deserves an explanationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    While it is a given Federal public servants and defence personnel will sometimes need to travel by air in order to perform their duties, the public is entitled to expect serious efforts will be made to keep the costs as low as possible. With Finance Department figures indicating tax payers coughed up $427 million in 2015-2016 to shuttle legions of bureaucrats both around the country and off to foreign climes, often in the comfy seats at the pointy end of the plane, it would be fair to say this does not appear to be happening.


  18. The Latest: French cybersecurity agency to probe Macron hackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Army soldiers patrol near Trocadero plaza with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris, France, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Voting for France's next president starts in overseas territories and French embassies abroad, as a blackout on campaigning descends so that voters can reflect on whether to entrust their country's future to independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen.


  19. The Vatican's Swiss Guard Just Added 40 New MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Time

    Each man took a loyalty oath Saturday evening in a ritual-rich ceremony in the St. Damaso courtyard of the Apostolic Palace. The May 6 date commemorates the day in 1527 when 147 guardsmen died while protecting Pope Clement VII during the Sack of Rome.


  20. Rick Steves: How to plan a European vacation in eight easy stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | USA Today

    Rick Steves: How to plan a European vacation in eight easy steps The best travelers aren't those with the fattest wallets, but those who take planning seriously. Check out this story on Florence's Duomo Museum, which reopened in 2016 after an extensive renovation, offers one of Italy's great artistic experiences.