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Kayak the Appalachians and Protect Mother Earth With the Sierra Club

Let's Kayak. All photos courtesy of Rebecca Dameron.<p><i>By Rebecca Dameron for Fathom</i> | <i>Founded in 1892, Sierra Club has been protecting and conserving our environment long before global warming and GMOs entered the vernacular. Longtime member and environmental activist Rebecca Dameron believes in the</i> …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Tips for Dining Out in Italy

Not all Italian meals are red wine and spaghetti with meatballs -- but if that's the closest you've come to an authentic Italian dinner, this cheat sheet will help you navigate Italy's varied dining options.<p><b>Where to eat</b><p>In the mood for a quick bite or a lengthy, sit-down dinner? Know which type of …

Rescuing ancient villages: Italy's hamlet hotels | CNN Travel

The Colosseum Is Everything It's Cracked Up To Be

For some reason, people like to sleep in while they're on vacation. And sure, I do that sometimes, too. But not while in Italy. When I was in Rome earlier this year, I made sure to wake up early enough to find The Colosseum at sunrise. And I'm glad I gave myself time.<p>I woke up and walked out of the …

Adriatic Adventure: Travels in Two Italian and Slovenian Coastal Cities

Nearly 3.5 million people live along the iridescent shores of the Adriatic Sea, with tourist-flocked Split, Croatia and Venice among its best known cities. Yet Trieste, Italy and Piran, Slovenia are two impressive coastal gems that are often overlooked.<p><b>Trieste: Where East Meets West in Italy</b><p>Walking …

Insider’s Florence: Tips from the City’s Top Hotel

Claudio Meli, the plugged-in general manager of the stylish hotel J.K. Place Firenze—and author of <i>J.K. Essential Guide to Florence</i>—shares the city’s …

Italy Versus France

"The word for a scraping in Italian is graffito," explained our guide. "Here at Pompeii," he continued, "on the facades of the buildings and the columns of the forum, you see remains of scrapings made by the ancient Romans who lived here."<p>As he explained the origin of the word "graffiti" to our …

Murano, Venice's Wee Slice Of Heaven

Winter has us craving a little color. With snow piling up left and right, we're not quite in the mood for <i>another</i> icy cabin getaway or snow-covered peak.<p>If you're feeling the winter blues, may we suggest the Italian isle of Murano?<p>This slice of paradise floats just north of Venice in the Venetian …

It's Carnival in Venice, and the city is completely flooded — see how revelers are dealing with all the water

To celebrate Carnival, Venetians and visitors from all over the world don elaborate costumes and masks and attend celebrations all over the Italian city.<p>Only this year, they're trudging through flooded streets.<p>Approximately 18% of Venice's historic center was under water on Sunday, according to the …

Rome's Foodie Events You Shouldn't Miss This Year

It may seem impossible that there could be yet another good reason to visit Rome this year. The already amazing food to be found in the city is made even better at foodie events and festivals that pop up throughout the year. These are perfect if you're interested in learning a little more about …

Rome: Local Secrets

<i>By: Amanda Ruggeri</i><p>Only a local could really show you where to shop, eat, and drink in the Eternal City, so don't even think about using that guidebook in your back pocket. A travel journalist who counts the National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, BBC, and others on her list of Rome …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

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10 things Italy does better than anywhere else | CNN Travel

What are the best things to do in Montreal? Eat of course!

<b>Montreal, Canada</b><p>We’ve been so busy with our pop-up restaurant we weren’t able to celebrate Dave’s one-year anniversary in Toronto – unfortunately it …

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It's Going To Be Freezing In Montreal Tomorrow

<i>Photo cred - Jason Cowell</i><p><b>Enjoy the day while you can because it's about to get a lot colder</b> and just like every year, as soon as we get a taste of …

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