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10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

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Malala and Nabila: worlds apart | Afghanistan

On October 24, 2012 a Predator drone flying over North Waziristan came upon eight-year-old Nabila Rehman, her siblings, and their grandmother as they worked in a field beside their village home. Her grandmother, Momina Bibi, was teaching the children how to pick okra as the family prepared for the …

A Hidden Gelato Shop in Rome: Our Most Repinned Item of the Week

If you're like us, then talk of the new pope has been all abuzz in your office. "Where's he from? How old is he? Does he tweet?" With all eyes on Rome this week, it's no surprise that our most popular photo on Pinterest hails from Italy.<p>If you're like us, then talk of the new pope has been all …

Rome: Unpeeling the Onion - Vagabondish

Some cities were built all at one time, in one piece; they’re single visions, like St. Petersburg with its concentric canals and classical buildings, …

The Best in Rome, from the tastiest gelato to the finest art

<b>Rome is without doubt one of the most romantic cities in the world but where should you take your loved one if you want to share the very best Rome</b> …

Rome Half Day Independent Suggested Itinerary

A visit to Italy is not complete without visiting Rome, the eternal city. Traveling to Rome from Florence is relatively easy and inexpensive by …

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Shopping for Designer Bargains at Outlets in Rome

There are many great places to shop in Rome. But many of the designer shops on the <i>Via Condotti</i> are not affordable to the general shopping public. …

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Rome Tourists Face Fines For Snacking

Visitors to Rome may want to carefully consider where they opt to break for a snack. A new law adopted by the city council forbids eating around around many of the monuments in Rome's historic city center, reports <i>The Telegraph</i>.<p>The penalty for violating the order ranges from €25 to €500 (about $32 …

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Rome’s most mysterious places

A city as multi-layered, ancient, and chaotically alive as Rome is bound to contain many mysterious corners.<p>Most curious of these lies on Aventino, one of Rome’s seven hills, home to a leafy and tranquil residential district with some of the city’s most desirable housing. Amid this lies Piazza dei …

How to Save Money on Your Italian Vacation

01 of 06<p>Even with increasing costs and decreasing dollar value, an Italy vacation can still be affordable. Here are tips to help you save money on …

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5 top tips for delicious cuisine in Rome

Rome is a beautiful city with a history that spans more than more than 2,500 years with so many fascinating things to see and do – so much so that …

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Eating Out in Rome: Where the Locals Go

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Florence for free

Late afternoon in Florence and suddenly the sky veers from luminous blue to blushing orange. The light on the Duomo changes in an instant. …

10 of the best cheap eats in Florence

Tuscan cooking is historically at the root of Italian cuisine, and Florence has a strong claim to being the birthplace of Italian gastronomy. Today, …

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Airplane Etiquette: 10 Tips to a Mannerly Flight

Summer vacation is rapidly approaching, and frequent flying business executives are holding their breath as they anticipate the rush of summer travelers taking over their routine flights. The following are tips to keep in mind as you prepare for your next flight:<p><b>Arrive early and relax.</b> Check in at …

Where to Go in Rome to Take the Best Photos

01 of 04<p>For Photos of Saint Peter’s Basilica<p>Saint Peter’s Basilica is visible from all corners of Rome, but a couple spots are well-suited for …

5 things to do in and around Rome

On paper, Rome is a tourist’s dream. With fabulous food, stunning architecture, and a historical legacy like no other, the “Eternal City” has become …

A Travel Guide for How to Visit Rome on a Budget

The Eternal City of Rome is among the world's best-loved travel destinations. Those who haven't visited multiple times probably have the city on …

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Travel Tips for Rome, Italy

While millions of international visitors flock to Rome each year, the Eternal City marches to its own drum. No amount of foreign tourism seems to affect Rome's distinct atmosphere and culture; on the contrary, visitors should be prepared to yield to Roman customs, as touring etiquette is clearly …

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A Travel Guide to Rome, Italy

As the former capital of Western civilization, modern capital of Italy and seat of the Catholic Church, Rome attracts tourists and religious pilgrims alike. This ancient city, founded in 753 B.C., is still the largest in the nation, with nearly 3 million inhabitants. Visitors to Rome can explore …

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Tourists Outraged Over $84 Gelati In Rome

Getting scammed by quack taxi drivers or phony tour operators is one thing, but when a group of tourists were charged 64 euros ($84) for a few ice …

High five from Florence: “An Affair with Italy” shares secrets from the Tuscan city

<i>We like to think we know how to spot what’s special about a city within moments of arriving there – not least in Italy, where last year we spent a</i> …

Florence for beginners

<b>Robert Ashby, Bovey Tracey, Devon, writes</b><p>My wife has long wished to visit Florence, which we hope to do at the end of February. Can you recommend the essential sites and galleries to visit as well as accommodation for a stay of three or four nights on a budget of £1,000 including flights?<p><b>Lee</b> …

7 Reasons To Go Back To Florence

We are always dreaming of the next, up-and-coming cities in Europe to tackle--Cardiff and Dresden, say -- but when was the last time you (re)visited a classic like Florence? Perhaps it was years ago on a post-college trip, or maybe it was part of a weeklong Rome-Venice-Florence getaway. But in the …