Category: Italy

Club Med Cefalu

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Club Med Cefalu

We are very excited to introduce the latest Club Med Resort which is due to open in Sicily on 30 June 2018 and which can be booked in advance from 19 July 2017. Club Med Cefalu the first 5 trident resort

Agriturismo

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What is Agriturismo? Basically it is where agriculture and tourism come together; whether that is by holidaying on a farm in the country to experience a slower, healthier pace of holiday. Perhaps horse riding or taking a cookery course. Or eating local food that is

Lantana Resort

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Lantana Resort

Our family holiday this year was to the Lantana Resort in southern Sardinia. The holiday began with concerns over the Italian air traffic control strike, which was scheduled to take place the day of our departure. However we were contacted

San Clemente Palace

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San Clemente Palace

St Regis Venice San Clemente Palace is a unique hotel situated on its own private island in the heart of the Venice lagoon. The hotel, originally a 17th century monastery, sits surrounded by lush gardens with wonderful views of the

Graffiti as Art?

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Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal, is an unfinished palace and worth a visit even if you think modern art is just a load of Jackson Pollocks. The museum first opened to the public in 1951 and Peggy

Venetian Food

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Venetian Food

My holiday destinations this year seem to have been inspired by Rick Stein’s latest TV series ‘From Venice to Istanbul’ and it is certainly true that one of the things I love about travel is trying new food and understanding

Lost in Venice

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Lost in Venice

Venice, an enchanting city lying between sea and land, made up of a series of islands and canals, nestling in a lagoon. This unique position, on the edge of continental Europe and the Orient, has made Venice an influential trading port through the ages, shaping

Photo Competition

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Photo Competition

I recently entered the Travel Trade Photographer of the Year 2014 photo competition, run by Travel Weekly in association with Carnival Cruise Lines. Travel Weekly were looking for the best photographers in the UK Travel Trade with a separate winner

Valentine’s Day

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Valentine Day

            The origin of Valentine’s Day goes back to Christian and Roman traditions, but the reason it has become associated with romantic love seems a little unclear. February has long been observed as a month