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  • Finding luxury in Rome - 5 tips for the ultimate VIP trip
    Finding luxury in Rome - 5 tips for the ultimate VIP trip
    The Eternal City, as Rome is known, is one of the world's most popular travel destinations. Skip the lines and avoid the crowds with these five tips to create the ultimate VIP experience.Where to stayThe Hotel Eden, sitting in a green oasis a...
  • Pope Francis Raffles Gifts to Raise Money for Poor
    The benevolent Pope that continues to give: Pope Francis raffles gifts for poor
    Pope Francis continues to lead by example, rather than merely preach the ideologies of Jesus, which is why the Holy Father is revered worldwide. Following the announcement Pope Francis has commissioned showers to be built for the homeless near St....
  • How we remember our dead: a coin to an E-tomb
    How we remember our dead: a coin to an E-tomb
    A grave is the product of birth, life, and death. How we remember the deceased has varied in time, with personal, religious, cultural, and practical symbolism.Archeologists have discovered evidence of flowers being placed on graves in prehistoric...
  • Denver museum to re-create 5,700-mile voyage on the Silk Road
    Denver museum to re-create 5,700-mile journey on the Silk Road
    Attention visitors to Denver (and also folks who live around there): While you’re in the Mile High City, you’re invited to take a trip across Asia in the footsteps of Marco Polo. Your 5,700-mile long journey will take you across...
  • Valentino moves couture show to Rome
    Valentino moves couture show to Rome
    Many designers are breaking the routine of how they show thier collections. Valentino aka Valentino red the Italian fashion designer and founder of the Valentino SpA brand and company known for his red dress is taking his couture show to Rome this...
  • The 21st Century Gladiators of Rome
    The 21st Century Gladiators of Rome
    Anyone who’s visited the great monuments of Rome in the past 25 years has run into them.They kiss your hand, offer a bow of respect or pretend to slit your throats. For the most part they are polite and always with a good sense of humor,...
  • Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    Chicago Catholics Get Lucky
    It's been a while since my last Chicago Catholic Examiner column, but today's topic is a very special piece. I'd like to wish a special Bon Voyage to a group of Chicago Catholics that are getting lucky. By “get lucky”, I...
  • Review for the Working World: Ryse: Son of Rome
    Review for the Working World: Ryse: Son of Rome
    Let's take a history lesson, one that seems drenched in blood! Let's have quick time events through most of the game! Let's have our main hero scream like they do in 300! This is going to be one hell of a game! Ryse: Son of Rome, is an...
  • Marathon champ Paul Tergat
    Rome's Hunger Run to feed children worldwide
    Thousands of runners and walkers will be gathering next Sunday (October 19), in Rome, Italy for a great charity race. The 9th annual Hunger Run starts at 10 a.m.on Viale delle Terme di Caracalla.The registration fees will be supporting the UN...
  • Olimpia Maidalchini; La Pimpaccia
    Rome's famous ghosts: The Pimpaccia
    Every midnight of January 7th, since 1657, a two horned devil cracks his whip across the two fiery eyed black steeds of the phantom carriage. He stops at the Villa Doria Pamphilj. He grabs the ‘Pimpaccia’, the ghost of Olimpia...
  • Rome-Floyd Eco Center
    Ecological education, sturgeon and Rome, Georgia
    Rome, Georgia is located in Floyd County at the junction of three rivers. The Oostanaula joins the Etowah at Rome to form the Coosa River, which flows south through Alabama and then to Mobile Bay.The confluence of these three rivers creates an...
  • Hotel Mediterraneo, Rome
    Where to Stay in Rome, Italy
    When in Rome, where does one stay? If one stays at Hotel Mediterraneo, a one of a kind experience can be expected for an unforgettable trip. Located in the heart of Rome, this hotel is beautiful and easy to get where you need or want to go from...
  • Valeria Messalina with son Britannicus
    Rome's famous ghosts: Emperors, wives and mistresses
    Of the more than 30 of the Kings and Emperors of the Western Roman Empire who were either assassinated or committed suicide, you would think there’d be a lot of angry Imperial spirits haunting the ancient city but only Emperor Nero has shown...
  • Etowah River
    Georgia’s Rome – An angler’s paradise
    Since there is a famous one in Italy and another in New York, the folks in northwest Georgia like to call their city ‘Georgia’s Rome’ to distinguish it from the others. Distinguishable it is.Rome is a friendly city nestled in...
  • Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Attention global-trotting foodies: Here’s your chance to get free tips on the absolutely best places to indulge your palate at 20 top destinations around the globe. It’s just been published by the folks at SAVEUR magazine and the...