Located in Southern Europe, Italy stretches across 301,338 square kilometres and has a population of over 60.8 million people. Famous for its love of cookery and wine, Italy was once the centre of the Roman Empire and is the home of Roman Catholicism in the Vatican. Top tourist destinations include the cities of Rome, Venice and Milan, the sprawling landscape of Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast and the Italian Islands.


Experiencing Grape Harvest in Tuscany

From the most exquisite vine in the world to the ones available in your nearest convenience store, they all have to undergo an important first step: the harvest. Grapes have been traditionally handpicked from their vineyards to be processed into ...

Four things to do in Rome this year

Rome is a city famous for its spectacular history, cultural delights and gastronomic delicacies, but there are many reasons why 2016 is the perfect year to head out there. No matter what your preference in entertainment, you’ll be sure to ...

A weekend holiday in Milan, Italy

Best places to visit in Milan
Although known as a fashion capitol, there’s more to Milan than just clothes. Look past the well-dressed exterior and you’ll find a personality rife with entertainment and culture. Come and explore this city, taking in sights you won’t find anywhere ...

Top 5 luxury villas in Sicily 

With its stunning coastal landscapes, historic cities, ancient ruins, delicious cuisine and tasty wines, Sicily is a magical island that offers plenty of things to do (see this travel guide). However, if you really want to have a unique experience in this Italian ...

A short travel guide to Rome, Italy

Cinecitta tours
Rome, the largest and most intriguing city in Italy, is home to some of the most captivating and historical sights in the world. This is a place where modern and old sit hand in hand, tempting tourists from across the globe. ...

Top 3 Hidden Gems Of Italy

what to see in Bologna
When the moon hits your eye like a great pizza pie, that’s amore. These immortal song lyrics aptly summarise the vibe of Italy. Chockfull of wonderful food, wine and cultural magnificence, Italy is a country that’s on every hopeful traveller’s ...

A Venetian Voyage

where to go in Venice
Like any good stage production, Venice too has all the key ingredients to keep audiences engaged.  There’s the intricate set comprised of 400 bridges, thousands of alleys, and myriad canals.  There’s the terrific background music of Vivaldi leaking out from ...

Italy’s Most Beautiful City: Florence

where to go in Florence, Italy
Florence was the top location that I had planned to visit in my trip to Italy. After reviewing my travel guide, I decided that the fame of the city as a birthplace of Renaissance attracted me and it was the ...

Festival dei Popoli

where to go in Italy
If you are a lover of documentary films, and have a few days to spare at the beginning of December, why not pop over to Florence and experience the Festival Dei Popoli? This non-profit event has been held here since ...

The 3 Best Road Trips in Italy

Amalfi Coast road trip ideas
When living in Europe, many citizens in the UK particularly take the continent for granted. For this reason, when planning a road trip, most Brits immediately think of planning a great American road trip. Although American undoubtedly has its charms, ...