Rome is a busy place. Dating back 3,000 years, Italy’s capital city has accumulated an abundance of art, ancient ruins, architecture and culture. It was also, at one point, the centre of the Roman Empire. And these days it is home to Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. And who can forget the […]
Italy is synonymous with sophistication, luxury, and taste. Whether that is in the world of fashion, cars, food, music, or art – there’s no denying that the Italians have a talent for creating some of the world’s most admired belongings. When you visit Italy, it is the perfect opportunity to admire some of its beautiful […]
Italy is one of Europe’s most diverse destinations. Fancy a quick city break? Check. Want to devour delicious food? Yes. Sip incredible wines? Of course. See world-famous buildings? There’s plenty of that. Or soak up some sun? There’s no shortage of sunny days in Italy.Saying that though, Italy offers a diverse holiday experience because it boasts a number of beautiful holiday spots. There’s the capital Rome, home to the Vatican and the Colosseum. Then you have Venice in the northeast with its iconic gondolas and in the south you’ll find Naples and the beautiful Sorrento. It’s not always an easy choice deciding which one to visit (though we recommend visiting them all at some point). To make your choice a little simpler we’ve compiled this quick guide to help you decide which Italian city is right for your next trip.
There’s something about a new year that brings about the plan-making in us. Maybe it’s purchasing a new diary with fresh pages, or maybe now that the festive season is over our minds turn to what’s ahead. If you use January as an excuse to map out your year, you’ve probably already thought about what countries […]
The streets themselves look like something straight out of Italian Vogue. Those wacky catwalk fashions you see at Fashion Week? You might look ridiculous wearing them in the UK but in fashion-centric Milan, it is the norm. Milan might be filled with beautiful architecture and fascinating history, but it’s no secret that many people flock […]
Rome is a remarkably stunning city and is home to some of the world’s most notable and historically important buildings. From ancient ruins to Baroque churches, Rome has made its stamp on the world of architecture thanks to the visionary talents of architects like Michelangelo, Bramante, Borromini and Bernini. Even holidaymakers who aren’t usually keen […]
Imagine the scene: relaxing outside on a sun-drenched patio, overlooking a tranquil lake, while nibbling on beautiful Italian flavours and sipping on some of Europe’s finest wines. This imaginary scene is the reality on a holiday to Lake Garda. The handsome landscape that surrounds Italy’s largest lake is as fertile as it is charming and […]
Wine in Italy Italy is a famous holiday destination for many reasons: traditional architecture, skiing in the Alps, the canals of Venice, the historical sights of Rome, the designer fashion in Milan as well as delicious food and the wine that accompanies it. Italy is the oldest wine producing region in the world and remains the largest […]