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  • 6 Places to Celebrate Carnival Besides Rio

    We all know that the Carnival King is Rio, but there are ample opportunities to let your hair down at these Carnivals around the world. These are our six picks for where to spend Carnival this year.

    Posted by Megan Eileen McDonough on February 08, 2013 at 5:00:28 PM EST in Events, Trip Ideas
  • What to Do in Rome with Kids

    No one would turn down a trip to Rome. Except maybe kids for whom the thought of touring ancient ruins is akin to torture. Take these insider tips on how to see the Eternal City with (happy) kids in tow.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on February 06, 2013 at 5:00:36 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Family
  • 5 Reasons to Go to Verona, Italy

    Verona knows romance. Even without the faux memories of Romeo and Juliet that abound, the city's architecture, food, and streets made for strolling make for a charming, romantic getaway.

    Posted by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb on February 04, 2013 at 8:57:50 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Exclusive Fodor's Deal: Villa in Chic Capri, Italy

    What could be more de rigeur than checking into the newly reopened Villa Le Scale when the season starts up again in Capri? Doing so while getting an exclusive deal, of course.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on February 01, 2013 at 5:31:26 PM EST in Deals
  • Five Reasons to Visit Terracina, Italy

    As if you need five reasons to go to an Italian beach town. But Terracina is more than sand and Vespas. It's a local's getaway, not far from Rome, and promises la dolce vita in the form of stunning views and fantastic food.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on January 24, 2013 at 3:35:15 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • 7 Reasons to Rediscover Florence

    Florence may not be first on your list of up-and-coming cities, but the Renaissance City is constantly - forgive the pun - being reborn. Check out why we can't wait to go back.

    Posted by Jill Fergus on January 21, 2013 at 2:20:22 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Where to Eat in Rome Now

    Rome may be an ancient city, but it's thriving culinary scene certainly isn't. And while there are plenty tried-and-true institutions, local Romans and in-the-know visitors will be found at these new hotspots.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on January 14, 2013 at 10:44:01 AM EST in Restaurants
  • Ten Things NOT to Do in Italy

    The more time you spend in Italy, the more you'll notice that Italians love telling you what to do...whether you ask them for advice or not. Straight from the source, here are 10 things NOT to do while you're vacationing on the boot.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on January 07, 2013 at 12:55:32 PM EST in Travel Tips
  • What it's Like: Christmas in Naples

    Christmas is magical in Naples, which starts from December 8th. Market vendors set up on Via San Gregorio Armeno, iconic nativity scenes are found all over town, and fairy lights line the narrow streets.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 19, 2012 at 5:06:48 PM EST in Arts & Culture
  • What it's Like: Christmas in Rome

    What does the holiday season bring to Rome? Understated celebration, with lights strung up on Via Condotti, a beautiful tree in St. Peter's Square, and the iconic Christmas fair in Piazza Navona.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on December 14, 2012 at 5:27:09 PM EST in Arts & Culture

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