While the summer may be over, autumn can bring clear, sunny days in Italy. Just the right time to nip off to Florence for a weekend break with Citalia to get a quick fix of culture and food. Read more.
Italy is a nation of discerning food lovers who really care about the provenance of what they eat, making it heaven to visit for foodies. Read more.
Food and Italy; they go together like cheese and wine. With a culinary heritage going back centuries, Italians pride themselves on their knowledge and love of good food and drink. Rome’s historic sights attract visitors from around the world but the way to its heart is through its food and drink. Here are my top tips for making the most of Rome’s foodie scene. Read more.
“It’s like travelling through history… The people are great, they’re very friendly, which makes a difference.” Dany, concierge for Citalia Holidays in Rome, was introducing me to his favourite city, sharing some top tips and insider secrets to help make my 48 hours in Rome a big success. Read more.
As dusk falls and the sky darkens through ever deepening shades of blue, we wind our way through the labyrinth of canals. Turning a corner, the beautiful Rialto Bridge comes into view – it’s my first sight of the Grand Canal. What could be more romantic than a gondola ride at sunset along the waterways of Venice? Read more
On a misty November morning, I wander through the alleyways and over the canals of Venice, camera in hand. In any other city I’d be mortified with the weather, longing for blue skies and sunshine, but Venice is still stunningly beautiful on a grey, foggy day. I’d even go so far as to say it rather suits it, intensifying its air of mystery. I feel as if I’m on a secret island hidden in the mists. A place that, should I leave it, I may never find again. Read more.