Topic: Florence (Italy)
Nicolas Steno, father of geology, received a Google doodle Wednesday in honor of his 374th birthday.
Two years after identifying the Russian rock's unusual composition, a team of scientists thinks it has nailed down its otherworldly origin.
The kind of dish that makes you want to friend your local butcher.
12/30/2011 08:00 am
From French bankers and Italian politicians to British strikers and the average Greek, everyone in Europe is feeling the cost-cutting brought on by the euro debt crisis.
12/16/2011 07:30 am
Western leaders must support democracy in the Arab world now in 2011 as they did in Central and Eastern Europe in 1989. The time for viewing dictatorships as defenders of Western civilization is finished.
07/27/2011 02:30 pm
Italy's Monasteries and convents offer a quiet cultural retreat to travelers.
06/30/2011 06:48 pm
Chapter & Verse David McCullough talks about "The Greater Journey" and some of his own favorite books
One of the ways that biographer David McCullough learns about his subjects is to raid their libraries.
06/24/2011 09:20 am
It seems that new travel guides to Italy are being published every five minutes or so. But for those who want to keep it simple, here are the handful of absolute must-read books – three classic novels included – that no tourist to Italy should ever be without.
06/17/2011 05:30 pm
Fresh produce is such a staple of Italy's cuisine, it's easy to eat vegan and thrive there.
06/17/2011 12:24 pm
Air travel doesn't come cheap these days, whether you're taking to the skies for a friend's wedding or a summer vacation. Here are some travel experts' top tips and tools to hold costs down a bit.
06/09/2011 06:28 pm