Nicolas Steno, father of geology, received a Google doodle Wednesday in honor of his 374th birthday.
The kind of dish that makes you want to friend your local butcher.
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.
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.
Italy's Monasteries and convents offer a quiet cultural retreat to travelers.
One of the ways that biographer David McCullough learns about his subjects is to raid their libraries.
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.
Fresh produce is such a staple of Italy's cuisine, it's easy to eat vegan and thrive there.