Palazzo Venezia

Summertime and the trip planning is easy – at least if you’re heading to Italy, that is. This month Select Italy debuts its Made Easy series: Three popular activities combined to give just the right introduction to select cities – at a great price. Organized with either morning or... Read More

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File this one under the “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that” category. Executive International runs two “Crack of Noon” tours for travelers who want the perks of an organized bus trip (low-stress, knowledgeable guides, little planning) without the breakneck pace and pre-dawn wake-up calls of traditional coach packages. Last fall’s inaugural visit to... Read More

Bill PhelpsClassic sights like the iconic Trevi Fountain are Rome mainstays amidst a booming reinvention

By: Ondine Cohane It is dusk in Rome. At the bottom of the steps leading up to Piazza del Campidoglio, the modern side of the capital is on full display: Angry taxi drivers maneuver themselves around pedestrians jaywalking amid a barrage of horns. But just above, the evocative Renaissance piazza... Read More

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The Luxury In this economy, one of European travel’s most classic experiences – a grand tour of Italy’s most iconic cities, Rome, Florence and Venice – could seem more a luxury than an imperative. And if a week is all the vacation time you have, it helps to have... Read More


Set this Valentine’s Day apart from the rest. Rather than buying that special someone in your life Russell Stover chocolates and a dozen roses (those flowers won’t last long anyway), board a Rome-bound plane with your other half. Central Holidays is offering a special deal to this ancient Italian... Read More


The fall and winter are fantastic times to venture across the Big Pond and immerse yourself in some of Europe’s most captivating cities. Visiting during the off season can mean fewer crowds, milder temperatures, and of course, bigger savings. Central Holidays is offering an extraordinary 8-day jaunt that allows... Read More


Experience the magnificent eternal city of Rome on this affordable getaway package from Central Holidays. Your 4-night trip includes one half day guided tour of ancient sites like the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain, with plenty of extra time available to explore this classical city on your own. The... Read More


At least three new cultural spaces are turning heads this summer: 1) The new Jean Nouvel–designed Danmarks Radio Concert Hall of Copenhagen (pictured) wears an electric blue sheath. Inside, its four venues of various sizes include digs for the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. 2) In May, the massive Modern... Read More

By: David Farley Millions of tourists flock to Rome every year to trample the city’s famed seven hills, but just outside, others are waiting to be climbed. Dotting the landscape between Rome and Tuscany, the medieval hill towns of northern Lazio – the region surrounding the Eternal City – afford... Read More

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Best Singles Vacations: 10 Travel Destination Ideas
iStock InternationalMeet your possible true love at one of these top spots for singles

By: Sherman’s Travel Editorial Staff Ahh . . . the single life. Freedom to do what you want, how you want, when you want – but if all that alone time is getting a bit, well, lonely, head to one of the places we’ve picked as tops for vacationing singles... Read More

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iStock InternationalSet out in search of a culinary paradise in these 10 best cities for food

Mamma mia! Choosing just 10 of the world’s best cities for food was no picnic. In the process, we let our taste buds wander the globe in search of sustenance. Our definitive list finds cities chosen for their unique dishes – if you hanker for snake, head to Hanoi... Read More

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The Louvre in Paris, one of the world's best art cities
PunchstockA masterpiece in itself, Paris – and its famous Louvre – is among the world’s best cities for art lovers.

Vacations aren’t always about getting some R&R. In fact, visiting a city with a vibrant arts scene can be just as rejuvenating. Our top cities for art lovers are bound to stimulate even the most blasé of world travelers, as they’re home to dozens of world-class institutions with influential... Read More