Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Conclave Starts Next Week, Movies in Tuscany

The Italy Mix: Conclave Starts Next Week, Movies in Tuscany
Published on Saturday, March 9, 2013 by

vatican-outsideWe’ve started a new feature on, it is called The Italy Mix and it is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel, news and human interest stories around the Web each week.  Here are our top picks for this week:

Papal Conclave to Start Tuesday: Cardinals have gathered at Vatican City to elect a new Pope. (Miami Herald)

Is An American Pope A Possibility?: One Vatican-watcher says that an American cardinal or two could be in the running for Pope. (CBS News)

Silvio Berlusconi Hospitalized: The former Italian premier still must attend his trial for tax evasion. (AP)

Marriott Launches New Hotels in Italy: The hotel giant is opening a new chain called MOXY with the first one slated for Milan in 2014. (Travel Agent Central)

A Movie Lover’s Guide to Tuscany: See where “Life Is Beautiful” and “Rome with A View” were filmed. (The Huffington Post)

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