Category: Italy

Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Another year has flown by, and before you know it winter will be a distant memory beneath the scorching summer sun. Make sure that you’re ready to leave behind roasting city pavements and work to your own schedule (or not at all!) on a luxury yacht charter in the exceptional Eastern Mediterranean charter grounds. The […]

12 of the best places to propose in Italy

12 of the best places to propose in Italy

There are endless places in Italy where you can propose and where you can also tie the knot. Italy is known for its romance, from Manzoni’s I Promessi Sposi to Romeo & Juliet, from Dante’s love of Beatrice to the fictional lovers Francesco and Paolo from Dante’s L’Inferno. Add the landscapes, the sun, the wine, […]

The 10 highest-class golf courses in Italy

The 10 highest-class golf courses in Italy

In Italy, it is possible to play golf in more than 300 courses, from the northern Lombardy and Piedmont regions to Sicily passing through the central region of Umbria. Wherever golf players choose to stay, either in the northern areas of the country or in a more central location such as the lush region of […]

8 golden rules for the perfect wedding in Italy

8 golden rules for the perfect wedding in Italy

As far as wedding trends go, destination weddings in Italy are more and more popular. The romantic possibilities across the boot make many couples dream of experiencing medieval flair and scenic vineyards, renting a castle or a luxury centuries-old villa as their wedding venue. In addition to a magnificent location, stellar on-site service, experienced wedding […]

Silver Dawn - the latest addition to the Silversea Cruises fleet

Silver Dawn – the latest addition to the Silversea Cruises fleet

Leading ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has taken delivery of new ship Silver Dawn at the Fincantieri shipyard in Ancona, Italy. Executives from Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri this month attended an intimate delivery ceremony to welcome the 10th ship to the cruise line’s fleet. An evolution of ultra-luxury cruise travel The third ship in the […]

The Mediterranean debut of the world's largest tall ship

The Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship

Tradewind Voyages has released the full program and prices for the Mediterranean debut of the world’s largest tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on 1 May 2022, there are 23 voyages offered across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece and Turkey. The inaugural Med season concludes with the 14 […]

The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas

The best traditions and places to visit in Italy during Christmas

Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses: you’ll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds and you’ll get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery. The Christmas season in Italy starts from 8th December, the date of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and lasts until 6th January, the day […]

The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

The 5 hotels where celebrities feel right at home

We might not always realise it, but we can pretty much travel anywhere on this globe and enjoy uninterrupted holidays. Celebrities however don’t always have that luxury. They are spotted and chased by paparazzi, fans, press and who knows what else. As a result they prefer travelling to places that aren’t always easy to reach […]

The best cities in the world to visit with kids

The best cities in the world to visit with kids

If you’re looking for the perfect family vacation destination with plenty of things to do, places to eat and affordable accommodation, where should you head to? The Family Vacation Guide has revealed its 2021 ranking of The World’s Best Cities To Visit With Kids, with Rome, London and Paris taking the top three spots. With […]

The 10 most spectacular gardens and parks in Italy

The 10 most spectacular gardens and parks in Italy

For all lovers of greenery shaped by Italian creativity, here you will find a list of the 10 most spectacular gardens and parks in Italy worth a visit. There is a close connection between Italy and art, artistic culture is also magnificently embedded in the splendid gardens located across the best regions of the country. […]

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

The 5 hotels you need to stay at when visiting Italy

Italy, a land that has always been a major attraction for tourist from around the world, and for good reasons. Who doesn’t love a country where the most amazing food is always around the corner, historic buildings, sites and names are more frequent than the Piccadilly line in London and where people always seem to […]

Re-connect with nature in Italy’s Aosta Valley

Re-connect with nature in Italy’s Aosta Valley

Best known in winter for its ski resorts, Aosta Valley, the smallest region in Italy is also home to rich natural heritage of rare beauty, including protected areas, sites belonging to the Natura 2000 ecological network and mountain botanical gardens. The region encompasses a total of 10 nature reserves including wetlands, areas populated by butterflies, […]

The 10 best towns for a long weekend in Italy

The 10 best towns for a long weekend in Italy

The artistic, cultural and gastronomic heritage of Italy is truly immense and allows us to designate numerous interesting destinations where it is possible to spend a wonderful weekend, with family, friends or your other half. In this list, we have selected the 10 best towns to visit in Italy at any time of the year, […]

The best 8 breakfasts to have in Rome

The best 8 breakfasts to have in Rome

Discovering the capital is like leafing through a history book, there is arguably more to see in Rome than in any other city in the world. Rome is also the perfect spot for indulging in delectable cuisine, enjoying café culture and people-watching. There is something satisfying all tastes in Roma, from avant-garde restaurants to unmissable […]

Top 10 countries in the world to go skinny dipping

Top 10 countries in the world to go skinny dipping

Though swimming naked is still taboo in some countries, it is perfectly acceptable in many parts of the world to bare it all and enjoy a swim without fear of judgment. But where are the best countries for skinny dipping? New research from Outforia has revealed the world’s top 10 skinny dipping countries and France […]

5 must-visit hotels from around the world

5 must-visit hotels from around the world

We all travel for different reasons. Some are looking for those unique locations, others want to travel back in time. And then there’s those who travel for a particular hotel, just because it’s unique or iconic….or possibly even both. Below is my favourite top 5 when it comes to hotels which I like to categorise […]