2 weeks in Italy

With 2 weeks in Italy you’ll have enough time to cover the highlights – art, culture, history, food and shopping, but you’ll need to make a choice – north or south? There’s so much to see and do in Italy, any travel plans you make will be full of compromises. As I’ve covered more of…

Italy’s Top Coastal Destinations

Italy is known for fashion, food, and history, just to name a few of its highlights. But after you’re done roaming the ancient sites, stuffing your face with the best pizza and pasta you have ever had and maybe even a bit of shopping (or a lot!), it might be the right time to get…

3 days in Sorrento, Pompeii and Naples, Italy

Looking to spend a long weekend in the Naples area? This itinerary for 3 days in Sorrento, Pompeii and Naples will take you to the best sights in the region, from the charms of sleepy Sorrento, to the awe inspiring ruins of Pompeii, and lastly, the character-filled streets of Naples and the stunning artwork hidden…

Top Attractions in Corsica

The island of Corsica is a region of France that is situated to the south of the mainland in the Mediterranean Sea. Its capital is Ajaccio, with the main claim to fame of this city being that it was the birth place of the great French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte. There is more to Corsica than…

Watersports on the Lakes: Lake Garda, Italy

While the change of season means that we’re edging closer and closer to the winter sports opportunities in the mountains, that doesn’t mean you can’t look ahead to next year by taking a look at the Lake Garda holidays available in 2014. Many people who have visited this Italian lake before will have done so because…

Spring in Naples: Top Events to Look Out For

It’s easy to assume that when it comes to a springtime break, the first port of call is a beach somewhere hot, where we can forget about the winter blues and enjoy a stint in the sun. That being said, springtime city breaks are just as rewarding, offering visitors the perfect opportunity to appreciate some…

How to get to Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre is a succession of five villages perched on the Ligurian cliffs of Italy, overlooking sapphire seas, lush vineyards and groves of lemon trees. The only sound of traffic is of footsteps and the scrape of boats being hauled up into the streets, and the villages are filled with picture perfect piazzas and…