What you need to know about summer holidays to Chamonix

France is home to an abundance of fantastic holiday opportunities, no matter the time of year you plan on visiting. But when it comes to French summer holidays, the wonderful resort of Chamonix has to be high on your list. Boasting Western Europe’s highest mountain – Mont Blanc – Chamonix provides a truly remarkable backdrop

Chamonix in France

Top Five Romantic Destinations in Italy

Country of Love In a country so synonymous with love, it can be hard to decide where to pick for a romantic Italian holiday – from a quiet countryside escape to canals filled with serenading gondoliers, Italy really does have it all. To help you narrow it down, we’ve rounded up our five favourite couples

Padlocks in Italy

5 Reasons to Ski in Italy

Bella Italia! From perfectly groomed pistes to mountain restaurants serving mouth-watering food, Italy is the choice destination for connoisseurs of the ski holiday. If you haven’t skied in Italy, what are you waiting for? Italy is one of our favourite countries to ski in, and it’s growing in popularity with British skiers who have caught

5 reasons to ski in Italy

Italy: North or South?

It is often said that there is a sharp divide between northern and southern Italy. Northern Italians are hard workers, they drive the economy, live in bigger cities, earn more money, are more organised and reliable. However, they are also dull, their cities are industrial and uninteresting to visit. Southern Italians are fun, friendly, welcoming,

Best Music Festivals in Italy

Fri May 2015 Summer is the season of music festivals! Italy is famous for its music festivals and from north to south there are always plenty of events going on, especially during the summer. Whatever your interests may be, from jazz to folk or classical music, you will surely find something for you. Here are


Italy’s Most Awe-Inspiring Food Markets

Fri Aug 2015 Italy is a top destination for foodies and it would be a deadly sin not to visit a local food market while there on holiday. From north to south, we have selected our three favourite mercati; the ones which promise to engage all 5 of your senses: sight, sound, touch, smell and taste!


Eurochocolate Festival 2015: #MustaChoc

Fri Oct 2015 For all chocolate lovers, the pretty medieval town of Perugia will be hosting the 22nd edition ofEurochocolate from 16 to 25 October and this year’s theme is… wait for it… the moustache?! Yes, I kid you not, the jury will choose a winner among participants in a competition for the most stylish chocolate

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