Five Venice museums you must visit

by Ellen Curham It’s hard to find a city more beautiful than Venice. One of Italy’s most recognisable places, it features a huge amount of historical, cultural and educational relevance and is one of the country’s top tourist...

24 hours in Venice

by Luc O Cinnseala Few destinations can summon up as much mystery, awe and wonder as Venice does. The canal-etched city on Italy’s north-east coast is somewhere that will have you asking more questions leaving than you had...

Venice Nightlife: Places and Districts to Go Out in Venice

Nightlife in Venice is varied. Heavy on the traditional concert halls and opera houses, when it comes to something a little less staid, the options are a bit more limited compared to many cities in Italy. Venice is a relatively quiet town...

Travel in Italy: Venice, Florence and Rome

Planning a holiday in Italy but don’t know where to start? Venice, Florence and Rome are the ultimate triad of Italian charm, so, if you have time, why not see all three in one trip? We know this might sound...

Venice Carnival Guide 2013

Venice Carnival‘s masked festivities tap in to a special kind of excitement: the fun in dressing up is that once you are someone else, you don’t have to worry about anything. Perhaps that’s why it’s one of Europe’s most-visited, and certainly most-photographed...

How to Travel Italy by Train on a Budget

Our Italy by train guide suggests you visit stick to the northern cities. They’re well connected to the rest of Europe so you can continue your journey elsewhere. We’ve also suggested a few easy-to-reach destinations outside the cities so you...

Budget Guide to the Venice Film Festival

79 world film premieres. 275 total screenings. A festival jury headed by Quentin Tarantino. Expected appearances by Natalie Portman, Sofia Coppola, Ben Affleck, Benicio Del Toro, Robert de Niro and Jessica Alba. And that’s just to name a few. What...

Win a pair of 10-Day Global InterRail/Eurail Passes

Upload your best travel photo and there’s a pair of InterRail/Eurail Global Passes with 10 days travel up for grabs. We’ve fallen in love with train travel all over again. The thrill of watching your destination unfold before you as...

10 Things To Do In Venice For $10

Ah Venice – city of love, light, history, romance… and tourists. All those visitors mean one thing for travellers in Venice – premium prices on accommodation, food, drink, attractions and everything else. The famous gondola ride now costs in excess of €85! But while there...