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Italy’s Most Romantic Proposal Spots

Candlelit dinners in front of grand cathedrals, late-night strolls through pretty piazzas, wine tasting in the Tuscan countryside – nowhere does romance quite like Italy. 20 March 2017 is National Proposal Day, so we’ve pulled together our pick of the country’s most romantic proposal locations, from flower-filled gardens to push-the-boat-out dining at Michelin-starred restaurants.   Champagne Bar [ ...More ]

Italy’s Most Romantic Proposal Spots

Candlelit dinners in front of grand cathedrals, late-night strolls through pretty piazzas, wine tasting in the Tuscan countryside – nowhere does romance quite like Italy. 20 March 2017 is National Proposal Day, so we’ve pulled together our pick of the country’s most romantic proposal locations, from flower-filled gardens to push-the-boat-out dining at Michelin-starred restaurants.   Champagne Bar [ ...More ]

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Venice Carnival

Venice Carnival is almost here, so we’ve taken a look at the history and traditions that have made Carnival one of the most spectacular events in Italy. Whether it’s the elaborate masks and costumes, the nights full of dining and dancing or the spectacular performances, Carnival is a truly magical time to visit Venice. The [ ...More ]

New Year’s Eve in Italy

From bonfires and swing bands to Champagne and oysters, Italians certainly know how to ring in the New Year in style. Here are some of our favourite celebrations…   Rome There are parties across the whole of Rome on New Year’s Eve, but Piazza del Popolo is where the Romans flock for the major celebrations. [ ...More ]

Italy for Families

Italy is a pretty cool destination for families. There are lots of things to see and do for kids both young and old – age-old monuments to learn about, beaches to play on and tasty cuisine to try. If you’re thinking of taking the kids to Italy in 2017, here are some ideas for a [ ...More ]