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Historic Food Markets in Florence: Mercato Centrale & Sant’Ambrogio Market

As my regular readers know, I love traveling to historical spots that allow me to sample good food. Eat to live or live to eat? I’m definitely in the latter category. 546 more words


Gondola Rides in Venice—Worth Every Euro

Before traveling to Venice, I had read countless articles and blogs from travelers warning visitors not to buy into the tradition of the gondola ride. The main reason was always the same—it was too expensive. 918 more words


Where Dreams Come to Die Migrant Path in Europe Ends at Brenner Pass


Migrants who make it across the Mediterranean to Italy dream of continuing on to northern Europe. Most, though, are unable to make it past the Brenner Pass. 956 more words

The Muslim Times

First cathedral for Mother Teresa is consecrated in Kosovo

Source: Religion News Service

By Valerie Plesch 

PRISTINA, Kosovo (RNS) — Twenty years after the death of St. Teresa of Calcutta, thousands of Christians and Muslims came together to celebrate the consecration, in her name, of this nation’s first Roman Catholic cathedral. 82 more words

The Muslim Times

Best Attractions in Rome—the Appian Way

The Appian Way (via Appia) is an ancient roadway that highlighted the greatness of Rome. Today, it is one of the best attractions in Rome. Strategically important, it intimidated foes and friends alike since it meant that Roman legionnaires could mobilize and move out quickly. 1,247 more words


Hell on Earth: Libyan Camps for Refugees Are Not the Answer

There are many who would like to see migrants sheltered in reception camps in Libya. But a recent report compiled by European Union diplomats who visited the country reveals that the idea is completely unworkable. 1,732 more words


Italy applauds Libya’s decision on migrant ‘search and rescue’ zone

By AFP – Aug 13,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

This file photo taken on July 14 shows the Italian rescue ship Vos Prudence run by NGO ‘Doctors Without Borders’ arriving in the port of Salerno carrying 935 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean sea. 320 more words