By Donald.Strachan

A weekend in Kosice

Urban restoration has transformed Kosice, Slovakia’s second city, into an undiscovered gem

Glorious gelati in Tuscany

Ice cream was born in Tuscany in the 16th century - and it's still the perfect place to track down a classy cone or two today

Cava and culture in Catalonia

As well as being the birthplace of Spanish bubbly, Catalonia is also the place to discover some amazing modernista masterpieces

Tuscany on a budget

Taking a holiday in Tuscany doesn't have to mean breaking the bank - you can still see the best of it on a sensible family budget

Cultural highlights of Tuscany

Tuscany's stuffed so full of treasures it can be hard for an art-lover to know where to start. To help narrow things down, here are five top unmissable spots