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  • Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to community service

    Ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi sentenced to community service
    ROME -- Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered Tuesday to spend a year performing community service among the elderly as his sentence for committing tax fraud at his media conglomerate. The decision by a Milan judge spares...
  • SunFest survival guide

    SunFest survival guide
    As the five-day gathering known as SunFest prepares to sprawl out along the waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach, organizers have packed the music schedule with what executive director Paul Jamieson calls the "densest," "broadest" and "costliest" lineup...
  • Time travel on Rome's ancient Appian Way

    The Appian Way -- Rome's gateway to the East -- was Europe's first super highway and the wonder of its day. Built in 312 B.C., it connected Rome with Capua (near Naples), running in a straight line for much of the way. Eventually it stretched 400 miles to...
  • Trips, tips & deals: Italy and a cruise

    Off-season Italy pays off Off-season and shoulder seasons are good times to snag deals to popular destinations. That's the case with GreatValueVacations' Tuscan castle vacation for travel in March. If you can put together four people who would like to...
  • What's new in Italy in 2014

    What's new in Italy in 2014
    Even when it's hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of fun. More than any other Western European country, though, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money. Here are a few updates to help you make...
  • To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path

    To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path
    Stand within the Colosseum's massive bowl, and you can practically hear the roar of the ancient crowd. But to capture the sounds of today's Rome, it's best to get away from the flurry of tourists and settle into a quaint trattoria like Da Tonino, where...
  • Collecting cultural souvenirs in Europe

    Collecting cultural souvenirs in Europe
    With each trip I take, I make it a point to bring home cultural souvenirs -- gold nuggets of experiences I'll remember all my life. Whether it's sitting and talking with a Muslim at the Great Mosque of Granada in Spain, waving a flag at an Irish hurling...
  • What's new in Italy for 2013

    Italy has more of Europe's cultural heritage than any other country -- and the Italians are doing a fine job of sharing it with their visitors. Here is the latest, gleaned from my guidebook research for 2013: Rome has made visiting the Vatican Museum...
  • Navigating European airports

    Navigating European airports
    Sometimes I wonder why I lug my bag through airports, following my own recommendation to pack light enough to carry on and avoid checking any bags on international flights. It can be a drag, dragging your bag through airports. But when scrambling with...
  • The best and worst of Europe

    The best and worst of Europe
    Americans get the shortest vacations in the industrial world. With so little time, the pressure is on to make all the right choices when planning a trip. But how to select the right destination? It ultimately depends on your interests and your tastes --...
  • Go away with Jonathan Groff

    Go away with Jonathan Groff
    In the Disney animated film "Frozen," Jonathan Groff does the voice work for Kristoff, a rugged, slightly oafish outdoorsman. "It was so much fun playing that character," says Groff, 28. "The movie turned out really well and my fascination with Disney...