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Create the perfect intimate Italian wedding

Create the perfect intimate Italian wedding

If you’ve dreamt about a white wedding drenched in Italian sunshine but your budget doesn’t stretch to renting a small island then a luxury villa wedding may be an option. With many Italian villas enjoying perfectly landscaped grounds and enough room to host a party (and share the cost!) you could be enjoying your dream

4 top tips for the perfect babymoon vacation

If we needed another excuse to get away from it all and take a relaxing break then here it is – the baby moon! Take one couple and one ‘soon to be born’ baby and you have the recipe for a holiday. Aimed at allowing couples to enjoy their final moments together before their life
Arrive refreshed - making the most strenuous journey look effortlessly easy

Arrive refreshed - making the most strenuous journey look effortlessly easy

When the latest rock star lands at Heathrow there’s little talk of jet lag, no signs of a struggle with the bags and no hint of them having to remove almost all of their clothing just to be able to get through the airport scanners. They’re ‘papped’ looking uber-glamorous, sporting the latest Jimmy Choos (no
5 top tips for fuss-free, fun-filled family holidays

5 top tips for fuss-free, fun-filled family holidays

Wondering how to budget for all the family vacation this summer? Or how to find the perfect holiday location and cater for an array of interests and selection of ages?  Don’t let that keep you from booking your perfect summer holiday; just think outside the box and consider a villa holiday instead! A villa can
The Feast of the Vine and the Wine

The Feast of the Vine and the Wine

This large open cellar event in May covers many regions in the South of France and draws an audience of over 40,000 people from all over the world! Winemakers, villagers & visitors alike flock to nearby vineyards in and around Provence including the Côte D`Azur and Rhone Valley areas, to join in the festivities and
Best Italian festival yet – don’t miss a single drip!

Best Italian festival yet – don’t miss a single drip!

Italian ice cream or ‘gelato’ is found glistening in tempting abundance across mouth-watering shop fronts and stalls all over Italy; a holiday to Italy without indulging in a scoop or two would in fact be a crime, don’t you think? Acknowledged by many experts as the best ice cream in the world, traditional gelato is