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 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. ...

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 ...

Beating the Crowds in Venice Italy

Cheap hotels near Venice
I studied in Italy last summer. The teaching assistant was a student who had gone on the trip in 2010. Before we left for our two days in Venice, she expressed how much she hated the city and how she ...