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  • Where to Go Next in Europe

    Everyone knows Europe's heavy-hitters. But some of the continent's "second" cities have just as much history, culture, and cuisine to offer, with fewer crowds and at more affordable prices. Bon voyage!

    Posted by Jordan Simon on October 29, 2013 at 1:52:09 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Long Weekend in Sicily

    An hour's flight from Rome, Sicily is the perfect holiday-within-a-holiday. Spend a long weekend traipsing from Trapani to Taormina, eating well and ogling ancient architecture.

    Posted by Eva Sandoval on August 14, 2013 at 1:53:00 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Food Lover's Tour of Sicily

    Imagine lounging at a restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean, glass of wine and plate of pasta with fresh seafood before you. Few but the savviest travelers know—fall is the time to go to Sicily.

    Posted by Jessica Colley on October 03, 2012 at 2:47:45 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Wine & Cocktails
  • Insider's Guide to Taormina, Sicily

    Sicily presents a whole new side of Italy, far from the rolling hills of Tuscany and the ruin-filled city of Rome. From its sparkling blue coast and mouthwatering cuisine, here's how an insider does Taormina.

    Posted by Adam Erace on July 27, 2012 at 1:08:09 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Sicily's Famous Imperial Villa Reopens After Six Years

    One of the most legendary archeological sites in Sicily, the Villa Romana del Casale at Piazza Armerina, reopened on July 4 after a six-year hiatus. During that time, this UNESCO heritage site was painstakingly restored by 50 experts, and at a cost of 18 million euros.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on July 06, 2012 at 11:00:00 AM EDT in News, Arts & Culture