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Orvieto: Beautiful day trip from Rome

July 4, 2013
Many people who travel through Italy devote only a few days to Rome, Florence, and Venice and consider that they have seen the country. While these cities are overwhelmingly rich in culture and activities, you also should work in a...

No light in this piazza

July 3, 2013
See photo for a really good book! Now for the bad newsBook Review: Body in a Piazza by Katherine Hall PageSomewhere in Tuscany: “Oh Tom,” [Faith] exclaimed as they came across a solid field of poppies. “It...

Book Review: Francis Man of Prayer

June 14, 2013
In February of this year the world was shocked when Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was resigning the papacy, effective February 28. He became the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415.Following the announcement the...

Love Locked

June 13, 2013
Rome, Italy embodies the essence of true love through its romantic outdoor cafes, beautiful architecture, and stunning views. Every year thousands of couples travel to "La Citta Eterna", losing themselves in the majesty of Italy. Perhaps one of...

Pope Francis admits to gay lobby in Vatican

June 12, 2013
Pope Francis acknowledged Monday that a "gay lobby" was active in the Vatican.The comments were made in a private meeting with the leadership of a key Argentine church group and is the first acknowledgment that confirms earlier...

Orvieto: The perfect day trip from Rome

May 20, 2013
Rome is a majestic city, but can get tiring after a few days. If you’re in need of a break from the crowds and bustling city life, Orvieto is the perfect day trip.Trains leave from Rome Termini...

Rome: Photo tour of an iconic city, part 2

April 26, 2013
The second part of our photo tour of Rome includes visits to world-renowned galleries and iconic sites such as The Vatican.One may be hard pressed to see everything in the city within five days. Following the advice given...

Rome: Photo tour of an iconic city, part 1

April 25, 2013
Visiting Rome certainly ranks high on many "bucket lists." The city combines new and old, ancient and modern in a dazzling show by day or night.Getting lost in a new city may be one of the best...