Tag Archives: Italy

Europe’s top architectural wonders (and why they are famous)

Europe is home to the most varied architecture in the world. The long list of UNESCO sites in Europe include impressive historical monument, seaside towns and ancient castles. Call them attractions, call them man-made structures, they make it to the bucket lists of travellers from all over the world. People do whatever they can to […]

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A slice of history: Italian pizza

Pizza is one of the most popular foods around the globe! In fact, pizza can be found in almost every country in the world. However, the Italians are still the inventors of this much-loved delight. Here’s a bite-size history of Italian pizza… Humble beginnings & strange new fruit We’ve been topping flatbreads with tasty ingredients […]

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10 of the best destinations for a winter holiday to Europe

December in the Northern Hemisphere is a winter wonderland! It’s the season of Christmas markets, fairy lights and ice-skating rinks. Take the chance to plan your winter escape… You can go to markets in Germany, snow in Switzerland and the theatre in Austria. Europe has something for everyone. The best news of all? If you […]

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Italy’s 20 wine regions and what to drink where

Italy is renowned for producing some of the finest wines around the globe, and with more than 1.5 million acres of vineyards and 350 official varietals, it’s small wonder the Bel Paese fill up to a third of the world’s vast wine stores every year. The country has a rich wine heritage that dates back […]

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The Vatican State: A country in the heart of Rome

Even though it’s the smallest country in the world (covering just over 100 acres), the Vatican City is one of the world’s most important religious sites, governed as an absolute monarchy with the pope at its head.  Over 5 million people visit the Sistine Chapel inside the Vatican each year. Nestled in the heart of […]

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8 Sensational Things to do at Lake Como, Italy

Northern Italy seems completely different to the rest of the country. It offers a lifestyle different to anywhere else in the world. Imagine the Italian lakes surrounded by the mountains of France and Switzerland. The lakes can make poets rhyme and attract Hollywood A-listers. It also has some of the world’s top holiday destinations. Here […]

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