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This is What Happens to the Coins in the Trevi Fountain

Tourists throw about $25,000 into the Roman landmark per week.

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Modern Art in the Ancient World

The timeless sculptures of Igor Mitoraj are at home in the ruins of Pompeii.

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The Last Man in Town

Landslides forced everyone else to flee this town, but one man remains.

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Ain’t No Party Like a Medieval Party

Siena’s famous Palio parade is a centuries-old tradition, not a tourist shtick.

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This Entire Village is For Sale

It can be yours for $44.6 million.

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Off the Map with Italy's Best Truffle Hunter

Turns out there's nothing all that luxurious about a real white truffle hunt.

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The Mysterious Origins of Tiramisu, the Dessert That Took the 80s by Storm

Coffee-soaked ladyfingers journeyed from Treviso to Little Italy.

Why One French District Has Its Own Customs Agents

Welcome to the micronation of Saugeais. It's official. Sort of.

France’s Biggest Forest Was Planted by People

A million square meters of artificial forest has saved the country's marshlands.

Where Perfume Dreams Come True

At Nose, technology guides shoppers to their favorite perfume.

Paris’s New One-Stop Shop for Delicious, Innovative Pastries

Fou de Pâtisserie takes the indecision out of indulgence.