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15 holiday destinations you need to visit in 2018

This year, our Instagram feeds were inundated with snaps from the hills of Sri Lanka, lagoons in the Philippines, and friends sipping ice-cold rosé under the turquoise skies of Mykonos. However, it looks like we can expect even better and more exotic delights from the world's hottest travel …

Travel

Brazil striker Robinho given nine-year term for rape in Italy

MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced former AC Milan and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.<p>FILE PHOTO: Brazilian soccer player Robinho arrives at Guarulhos International …

Italy

Seriously, Stop It With The Pinot Grigio. Six Better White Wines To Order Now

Mark Coster has been fighting a battle against pinot grigio for years. As an agent with Noble Estates, he supplies wine to some of the best …

'Call Me By Your Name': The Story Behind the Most Romantic Movie of the Year

How an Italian director, a virtually unknown young actor and a Hollywood leading man turned a story of young love into an instant classic<p>Luca …

Armie Hammer

GUEST ARTIST: "I Live And Breathe Venice!" by Helen K. Beacham

In 1998, my husband and I traveled to Italy for the first time. We wanted to cram everything into two weeks (Northern Italy to Rome). I was so …

Europe

The Awards Buzz: All The 2018 Oscar Contenders You NEED To Watch

As a fashion and celebrity journalist, the awards season is my favourite time of the year, hands down. From the red carpet fashion and the …

Award Shows

Workers at Amazon's main Italian site to hold first strike on Black Friday

MILAN (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon's main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, threatening …

Italy

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Review: Armie Hammer Romance Is ‘Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful’

3.5 stars (out of 4)<p>Close your eyes and remember what it was like to fall in love for the first time. The rapid heart-thumping. The sweaty nervous …

Armie Hammer

Review: A lovely, delicate romance in 'Call Me By Your Name'

The hours move slowly in "Call Me By Your Name ."<p>It's summertime in Northern Italy in 1983 on a secluded 17th century villa, where life among the antiquities is beautifully tranquil and nothing is ever pressing. There is time to read the paper in the morning, while delicately picking at a …

Armie Hammer

Werewolves and Swan-maidens

“The mediæval belief in werewolves is especially adapted to illustrate the complicated manner in which divers mythical conceptions and misunderstood natural occurrences will combine to generate a long-enduring superstition.”<p>It is related by Ovid that Lykaon, king of Arkadia, once invited Zeus to …

Armie Hammer Says Filming 'Call Me By Your Name' Was Its Own Summer Romance

The new movie <i>Call Me By Your Name</i> is based on a beloved novel of the same title by André Aciman. It tells the story of two young American men who fall in love one summer in Northern Italy. Elio, 17, is played by Timothée Chalamet (<i>Lady Bird</i>), and Oliver, 24, is played by Armie Hammer (<i>The Social</i> …

Culture

Club Med Brings High-End Luxury to Sicily

In June, the company will open the doors of its first European five-star resort in Cefalù, an hour drive from Palermo.<p>Club Med is bringing a touch of …

5 Minutes With Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet

For McCool Travel’s 156th travel interview, I am happy to introduce you to Anton Diaz of Our Awesome Planet. I met Anton and his wife Rache in …

Travel

The top eight Italian VARs you need to know

With a similar population to the UK and France, boasting the third-largest eurozone economy and the eighth-largest GDP in the world, Italy must …

Italy

This time Boks have to get it right - Coetzee

Italy

Beautiful Bergamo

The old city of Bergamo called the <b>Città Alta</b> or High City sits high on the hill overlooking the modern city. The medieval streets and buildings and …

Europe

The Spiritual Effects of Photographing Spain’s Ancient Pilgrimage

Galleries<p>Photographer Ameena Rojee describes her experience walking the Camino de Santiago, Spain’s famous pilgrimage.<p>The Camino de Santiago, also …

Spain

Top-rated reds from Italy's Valpolicella region that are perfect for winter

<i>(This article is sponsored by Consorzio per la Tutela dei Vini Valpolicella.)</i>As much as we’re sad to say goodbye to the sunshine and the light …

Vatican investigating sex abuse claims against teen altar boy turned priest

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said on Saturday it had opened an investigation into reports that a former teenage altar boy, who allegedly repeatedly …

Vatican

Wheels24.co.za | We drive the Stelvio... Alfa Romeo's first SUV

Alfa Romeo may be a tad late to the SUV game, but does that mean they've had time to build a proper dynamic car? Sean Parker drove the newcomer in …

Trucks

‘Call Me by Your Name’: Timothée Chalamet is Learning How to Be a Man, Onscreen and Off

The NYU student could earn an Oscar nomination for his brave and soulful performance in Luca Guadagnino's film — but first, he needs to learn how to …

Award Shows

Where to Drink Right Now in L.A.

When what is now L.A.’s oldest winery opened in 1917, it wasn’t more than an old boxcar parked along the banks of the flood-prone L.A. River. Santo …

Los Angeles

Premiere: Bee Bee Sea - 'D.I. Why Why Why'

Fuzzed out garage punk from Italy...<b>Bee Bee Sea</b> hail from an industrial town in northern Italy, a group of friends bonded by the power of rock 'n' …

Italy

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Michael Stuhlbarg Interview | Deadline

Michael Stuhlbarg is finely cast in <i>Call Me by Your Name</i>. The quiet, unshowy determination that Stuhlbarg has brought to all of his roles, in the …

This Blacked Out Triumph Speed Triple Is A 100HP Bat Bike Incarnate

Based off a Triumph Street Triple, this blacked out behemoth is kindly brought to us by the good folk over at Italian Dream Motorcycle located in …

Eleven World War II veterans among military members past and present on hand this Sunday to be honored during Chargers' Salute to Service game

The Los Angeles Chargers will honor United States Armed Forces veterans who have defended our nation and give thanks to the brave men and women who …

Veterans

Macau’s Dynasty 8 launches truffles menu, fusing white and black tubers with Chinese cuisine | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

When the weather starts to cool off, you know that the white truffle season has arrived. This exquisite seasonal delicacy - mainly found in the …

News (China)

Cinque Terre: the 5 pearls of the Italian Riviera

For the luxury-minded traveler, Cinque Terra is the gift to yourself that never stops giving. It will provide you with a lifetime of memories that, …

Europe

The New Apollo IE Sounds Absurd, Even Under Light Throttle

If it sounds this good at cruising speed, imagine what it'll sound like flat-out.<p>It was only a few weeks ago we got our first look at the new, wildly styled Apollo IE hypercar. Covered in carbon fiber and equipped with a 6.3-liter 780-horsepower Ferrari V12, it's sure to be a hit. Now, for the …

Trucks