Hidden Venice

Getting to know Venice is that much easier when your guide is a Venetian. Sara Scarpa takes us on a tour of the city she calls home… Most of my friends have already been to Venice at least once so when they come to visit me I show them the side of town that I got to know by growing up and living here throughout my childhood and right into my early More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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48 Hours in Cagliari

“And suddenly there is Cagliari,“ wrote DH Lawrence. “A naked town rising steep, steep, golden-looking, piled naked to the sky.” Adrian Mourby explores this ancient Sardinian city… All roads lead to the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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Alba White Truffle Fair

Jane Keightly discovers the wonderful world of truffles at perhaps the most famous truffle fair in all of Italy: The Alba White Truffle Fair… One of Italy’s most interesting seasonal events is the truffle season More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Turin for Chocolate Lovers

Cocoa and chocolate have influenced the culture and of Piedmont for over 300 years and café society flourished here around the time of Italy’s unification. Catherine Sidwell explains why Turin is known as the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Top Tips for Turin Chocolate Lovers

Following our article on Turin for Chocolate lovers, here’s a list of must-visit cafés to experience the very best chocolates in Turin! INFORMATION ➤ Turin Tourist Office For information on and opening More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Camelot In Le Marche Top Tips

WHAT TO SEE AND DO ➤ Palazzo Ducale & Galleria Nazionale delle Marche Entrance on Piazza Duca Federico +39 0722 32262 www.palazzoducaleurbino.it Hours: Mon, 8:30am-2:00pm; Tue-Sun, 8:30am-7:30pm ➤ Casa More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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The Sound Of The Dolmites

Chris Allsop attends the Sound of the Dolomites festival for world-class music in a breath-taking natural setting, and then discovers the unspoiled gem known as ‘Little Venice’… Brunello hiking with his Ferrari More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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48 Hours In Taormina

Is the Sicilian town of Taormina the friendliest tourist destination in Italy? Yolanda Zappaterra spends a long weekend there to find out… ‘La sposa arriva, la sposa arriva!’ shouts a small suited child More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Gourmet Guide: Basilicata

As co-founder of food importer Gallucci & Gilmour, Malcolm Gilmour has plenty to say about this lesser-known region of south Italy. Here he offers an insight into the vast culinary history of Basilicata… In More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Exploring Mount Etna

Mount Etna casts a long shadow as Amanda Robinson discovers when she visits Taormina in Sicily. The sun was suspended in the hot still air, as the tiny lizards dodged from one cool shadow to another. The midday More...