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…

Top 5 Most Romantic Cities in the World

Cosy little villages, mountainsides sprinkled with snow, isolated beaches with powdery white sand, and exotic deserts reflecting the heat and colour of the sun – all well and good for couples looking for Mother Nature, seclusion, and privacy, but what of those of us who like our romantic getaways to be a little more vibrant…

Mystery, magic and masks in Venice

Venice: secrets, reflections and darkness It’s midnight in Venice, or close enough, and the sky stretches above me into an infinity of black. Starlight and a tiny full moon, high in the heavens. I am walking underneath a full moon by a canal filled with gondolas and vaporettos and the light off the water from…