With its bustling streets, awe-inspiring architecture and breathtaking historical landmarks, it seems fitting that Rome is often nicknamed 'the Eternal City'. The Italian capital has been recognised as one of the oldest occupied sites in Europe and continues to be as vibrant as ever, drawing in millions of visitors looking to experience its culture, cuisine and climate. There's so much to see and do that planning an itinerary can feel like a daunting task, so we've done the legwork for you and created the ultimate guide to Rome. From must-visit sights to cheap hotels and the best foodie hotspots, check out our city guide to Rome below... Make sure to also check out our City Breaks page for more travel inspiration - and we've also searched out the best airline sales happening now to help you bag cheap flights. What's included in the guide? The best things to see The best things to do Budget-friendly accommodation Top places to eat Cheap flights to Rome Top tips before you go The … [Read more...] about How to see the best of Rome if you’re only there for a weekend
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest White House defends Melania Trump's 'Be Best' plan in copying Obama-era booklet White House swings back at critics who say her Be Best campaign to promote kids' well-being copied a booklet by the Obama administration. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 21 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Maria Puente, USA TODAY Published 3:03 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 | Updated 5:34 a.m. ChT May 9, 2018 CLOSE The first lady has been relatively silent during this presidency. But Monday she announced her initiative. It was a bit baffling. Take a look at our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion. USA TODAY Opinion_Eileen Rivers CONNECT … [Read more...] about White House defends Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ plan in copying Obama-era booklet
NOBODY likes to take a gamble on the quality of where they’re staying on holiday. Luckily TripAdvisor has put together a list of the best holiday homes in the world for its Travellers' Choice Awards – including ones which are budget-friendly and are available under £75 per night. From an apartment next to the sea in Devon to a lakeside lodge in County Donegal, these properties are all cheap to rent out - but also in great locations and with good amenities. TripAdvisor spokesperson Laurel Greatrix says: “This year’s winners highlight the incredible variety of homes on TripAdvisor Rentals, and the many different travellers they appeal to. "Winners range from a family-friendly home in Orlando with a private pool, to a chic centrally located apartment in Rome, but one thing every winner has in common is an owner who provides an exceptional experience.” Read on to find out more about the best budget holiday lets in the world. A modern apartment in Rome … [Read more...] about TripAdvisor lists the best cheap holiday homes in the world
City breaks are the perfect family bonding experience – they’re a great low-stress option for half-term - and Europe is full of child-friendly restaurants, hotels and activities. Here are our favourite cities for children of all ages. 1. London With playgrounds and glorious parks in every neighbourhood, London has plenty to entertain young visitors. Its vast range of museums and sporting venues make it a winner for teens, too. From the Tower of London to the Changing of the Guard, there’s much in London that will bring history to life; plus, most of its museums are free to enter. For ideas on what to do, see our guides to London's best activities for kids, London’s best parks for families, best children’s activities £5 or less, and the best days out from London. 2. Amsterdam Forget any trips you made to Amsterdam pre-children. Actually, you probably already have. Happily, there is far more to Amsterdam than coffee shops and the red … [Read more...] about The 12 European cities you should take your child to before they’re 18
Good Friday is for Christians a day to dwell on the dark side of human existence so it’s ironic that, in 2018, the day saw a debate over Pope Francis' belief in Hell. He was reported by an old journalist friend Eugenio Scalfari to have suggested that, at death, sinners simply cease to exist while those who are saved enjoy eternal life. As news spread, the Vatican further muddied the waters with a "non-denial denial" and it looks as if the Pope did endorse the doctrine of “conditional immortality”. The Holy Father is certainly not alone among Christians who believe eternal punishment to be inconsistent with the notion of a just, moral and omni-benevolent God. Of course there's no clear indication of an afterlife in the Jewish scriptures, from which Christianity springs, which are more concerned with life in the here and now. It was the Persians who gave us our notions of an afterlife but their gentle optimism envisaged the dead being purified and living in a … [Read more...] about Even the Pope doesn’t believe in hell so why should we?