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iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

Milan's famous cathedral, inside-out and upside-down, plus other unmistakably Milanese images
How much does it cost to rent out the Sistine Chapel?

How much does it cost to rent out the Sistine Chapel?

As part of Pope Francis' Art for Charity project, the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican hosted a corporate event for the first time
The world's scariest stairs

The world's scariest stairs

Whether spiraling up mountains or sky-scraping attractions, these stairs give new meaning to the phrase "watch your step"
Dare to dive into the world's deepest pool?

Dare to dive into the world's deepest pool?

An Italian spa complex adds new depths to the hotel swimming pool concept with a 42-meter plunge chamber
Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Asbestos-bellied locals converge on Calabria to compete for hottest ticket on the culinary calendar
Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venice comes alive as Biennale takes over the city

Venturing along the waterways leads to some unmissable exhibitions, where art and architecture blend into a beautiful dialogue
What does a $500 bottle of wine taste like?

What does a $500 bottle of wine taste like?

There are only a few cases of Tignanello 1978 left. We uncork a bottle during a rare wine tasting in the Tuscan hills
Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Unique "time sliced" technique captures beauty of day-to-night transitions by splicing 36 photos taken from dawn til dusk
CNNGo in Milan: Supermodels, high fashion and top brollies

CNNGo in Milan: Supermodels, high fashion and top brollies

Our monthly TV show cruises the home of some of the world's greatest designers, discovering a hidden museum and an exclusive umbrella maker along the way
Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Does travel tech have a place in a city that hasn’t changed much since the 15th century?
Italian islanders bid bittersweet farewell to Concordia

Italian islanders bid bittersweet farewell to Concordia

Some on Giglio island say they will miss the changes the wrecked cruise ship brought to their lives and livelihoods
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart