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...

Why Do I Love Italy So Much?

Today’s guest blogger is Robert Schrader, a writer and photographer who, in addition to Italy, has been to more than 50 countries all over the world. He is the editor of travel blog Leave Your Daily Hell. Keep...

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...

Holiday Gift Ideas: Book Now Pay Later

Holiday gift ideas: beat those January blues and smash the New Year’s resolutions for a good reason with a gift of a city break. They’re an excellent Christmas gift idea and for less than the price of an iPad, or an XBox...

Jammin Festival 2010

One of the major festivals in Italy to attract big international names, visitors rock hard in Parco San Giuliano across the water from Venice. But you’ve got 4 days and things don’t kick off until 3pm which leaves you plenty of...