Apulia's 10 most beautiful beaches, with their fascinating variety of landscapes ranging from fine sands to imposing cliffs, are a must-see destination for every type of traveller. These coastlines, lapped by crystal-clear waters, stretch over 800 kilometres, offering a unique experience that combines nature, history and culture in one magnificent...

Bikini to swimsuit. Factor 15 to 50. Paperback to Kindle. The answers to my holiday prep questions have changed over time, but this year there was one extra decision: pedal bike or electric? I was off on a four-day cycling tour in the South Tyrol with my 16-year-old daughter. Her idea of a holiday errs more towards Instagrammable moments involving...

Foligno is a city located in the region ofUmbria. Its history dates back to pre-Roman Umbrian times, when the ancient Umbrians probably founded it around the 10th century BC, under the name Fulginia. Later, the city began its urban evolution, and in 1255 it came under the control of the Trinci family of Lombard origin. Under their rule, Foligno ext...

A tropical paradise with expansive sea views, the Hanbury Botanical Gardens, now operated by the University of Genova, is the British garden of Liguria. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, these 45 acres of cultivated land are brim-full of native and exotic botanical species. Englishman and aspiring botanist Thomas Hanbury, who purchased the property in...

It took off Saturday, June 8, at 5 p.m. from New York's JFK Airport and landed Sunday morning at 7:20 a.m. in Palermo, the first direct flight operated by Neos airline, which departed for the Big Apple at 11:25 a.m., arriving on the other side of the Atlantic at 2:50 p.m. In addition to these schedules, the 355-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will tak...

Along the Tiber River, guarded by the peaks of theTuscan Apennines, lies the Valtiberina, a splendid area straddling Tuscany and Umbria, characterized by its natural beauty, its rolling hills that then give way to mountains, dense forests and verdant landscapes, and a very rich cultural history that has seen some of the greatest artists in the hist...

Demand for Italy keeps ramping up and airlines are following suit with more routes to smaller cities to which travelers would have previously had to take the train or fly through a transfer with a regional airline. Earlier this month, Delta Air Lines  (DAL)  flew its inaugural flight between New York's JFK International Airport and Italy's Naples-C...

The excavated archaeological site of Pompeii is unlike anything you’ll ever see. Even if you’ve visited in the past, continuing excavations have unearthed new wonders worth a second stop—and if it’s your first visit to southern Italy, a stop here is a must. But the site is immense and gets millions of annual visitors, so we have some tips to help y...

Isola Bella, a well-known destination in the Italian Lakes District, is located in Piedmont, within the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, and lies just a short distance from the renowned city of Stresa and a couple of hours by car from Turin.  Its history is connected with the Borromeo family, whose influence on Italian cultural and political life...

From Danish open sandwiches and Turkish köfte to Icelandic fermented shark and huge pans of Spanish paella, food in Europe comes in all shapes, sizes and flavours. But there’s only one European city that can officially say it has the best food scene on the planet.  We surveyed thousands of locals about eating out in their city to help us come up wi...