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Destination: Venice
Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
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Most visitors to Sicily stay near the beaches on the east coast but in doing so miss out on one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Palermo. Here is how I would spend 48 hours in the Sicilian capital... read more »
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If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Venice doesn't need to be a money drain. Putting in the prep and following a few simple rules will make for a more relaxed holiday - and help you focus on the charm and atmosphere of the lagoon city... read more »
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Destination: Cefalu
After a week walking over the Madonie mountains in northern Sicily, there can be no better prize than the tantalising view of Cefalu... read more »
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Destination: Positano
Whenever I go on holiday I gain inspiration for my designs. Positano in Italy not only provides me with this, but offers the perfect setting to relax, swim and explore ... read more »
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The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.... read more »
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Brusque service and a two-hour wait for a table hardly sound promising ingredients for the best meal ever - yet the dinner I had in a little backstreet pizzeria in Naples was exactly that... read more »
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Often overshadowed by Italy’s better-known cities, Ravenna is one of the most amazing cultural centres you will ever visit... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Visitors to Venice are frequently disappointed by their accommodation - but these recommendations for great places to stay will make sure you avoid that sinking feeling... read more »
#12/97
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Destination: Venice
Venice's accommodation scene is changing fast: check out these stylish new hotels... read more »
#13/97
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Destination: Venice
Experience food shopping at its most Venetian while putting together a picnic. Read my guide and find out where to buy the finest cakes in Venice, excellent cheese and some perfectly quaffable wine... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
From the moment you get off your plane or train in Venice, chances are there’ll be someone wanting to sell you glass... read more »
#15/97
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Cafe culture, high culture, high-end shopping and the world's most delicious pizza and chocolate. If you're looking for an unforgettable Italian mini-break, Turin luck... read more »
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Destination: Siena
The ancient city of Siena has spectacular culture, wonderful food and a quiet contentment - all of which make it an absorbing but relaxing getaway... read more »
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
It's often translated as 'inn', but the word 'locanda' denotes small scale, a warm family welcome, quality and Italian style in an urban setting. Here are five of my favourite new places in Venice... read more »
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Destination: Florence
Cross the Arno, leave the Uffizi and other famous landmarks of Florence behind, and enter a world of real shops, bars full of locals, traditional food and artisan workshops. This is the Oltrarno... read more »
#19/97
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Destination: Rome
Rome isn't known for its cheap hotels, but internet bookers are driving down prices while a new crop of boutique b&bs is offering style on a budget. Here are my tips on where, and when, to stay... read more »
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Destination: Rome
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Within a two-hundred metre radius of the Spanish Steps, you can hoover up the latest trends just as easily as you can in Milan – and at the same prices... read more »
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