Topics :: Italy

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An Italian Adventure: Tuscany and Venice

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 8
It's easy to see how this thrillingly beautiful region in Central Italy inspired da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Botticelli.

Rome: Lost and Found Luxury

By Bobby McGuire | Oct 7
A visit through Rome proves that combining group and solo travel can be a magnifico way to explore a country.

Florence: Gelato, Galleries & More

By Michelle Locke | Jul 20
Heading to Florence, Italy? Here's a peek at some of the city's highlights.

Italy Could Recognize Same-Sex Relationships

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
While thirteen of the world's nineteen countries to offer same-sex marriage are in Europe, Italy remains steadfastly opposed to even basic recognition. Now, though, that could all change.

Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed by Roar of Test-Driving Fans

AUTO NEWS | By Colleen Barry | Nov 30
In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a new owner, but a constant backdrop as a number of test-drive businesses give visitors the chance to rev up and peel out.

Italy Unveiled :: An LGBT Tour For Those Who Think They've Seen It All

By Tony Adams | Feb 22
"Italy Unveiled" is a tour for congenial, fun-loving, inquisitive, epicurean LGBT folks who appreciate having all the transitions and transactions of their trip well planned and smoothly achieved, and who own good walking shoes.

Berlusconi: Let's Legalize Gay Civil Unions

Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.

Rome Mayor Defiantly Registers 16 Gay Marriages

INTERNATIONAL | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 18
The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government.

Italy Opens Theme Park in Tribute to Film Industry

MOVIES | By Kavitha Surana | Aug 1
A new amusement park outside Rome celebrates the world of cinema, taking visitors back to the golden age of Italian film production when the Rome-based Cinecitta Studios - still in operation - were known as "Hollywood on the Tiber."

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

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