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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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Best places to spy the Florence Marathon

We are all familiar with marathons, however Florence’s definitely takes the title for the most scenic. Every corner you pass is brimming with stunning architecture. As over 10,000 people take to pounding the pavements of Florence’s 42-kilometre course, we have taken a look at some of the highlights of the track and the best places [ ...More ]

Lesser-known cities to visit in Italy

There is no doubting Italy’s big-name cities are great. However, the country has plenty more cities that offer up just as much history, culture, food, wine, experiences… you name it. Here are just a few of our favourite lesser-known Italian cities – and what you can do there. Genoa Genoa is often overlooked as just [ ...More ]