Tag archive for ‘Discover’
Siena Cathedrale
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, March 18th, 2016

A Return to Tuscany

Chris Allsop last visited Tuscany as a young boy. Thirty years later he decided to go back… Olive grove near Castel Monastero The last time I was in Tuscany, I mostly chased pigeons. I was six, on a family holiday, More...

italian driving
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 25th, 2016

Driving, Thriving and Surviving in Italy

Everyone knows the stereotypes about Italians and driving – fast, impatient, aggressive, appearing to consider red lights as advisory… But there are more specific quirks that may take you by surprise. So, to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Dizzy on the Fizzy – The Prosecco Story

Think Prosecco and you may think of Bellinis and Spritzers, but there is so much more to the wine than that, as its producers are keen to point out. Kevin Pilley treads the Prosecco Road in Italy’s far northeast… Versatile More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

In the footsteps of Casanova

An itinerary on the tracks of the legendary 18th-century lothario, Casanova, as told by Sara Scarpa… To many, Casanova is simply the reckless Venetian lover who once upon a time escaped from a prison cell. Portrayed More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Magic of Mantua

Mantua was once considered an island with power to rival that of Venice. Adrian Mourby experiences the mystery and elegance of the city today… Through the early morning mist, as my boat crossed the still waters More...