I've just returned to the UK after spending a few days visiting a friend in Sesto Calende, near Lago Maggiore in northern Italy. The weather was rather cold and wet when I arrived but I was determined to pop my most stylish threads on and...

I recently visited Milan on a 24-hour stopover. I left the Greek Islands on a cheap Easyjet flight from Santorini to Milan Malpensa, then I was due to catch a flight from Milan to Barcelona the following day. I only chose to stay for...

Finding a hostel in Italy can prove to be quite difficult; mainly because accommodation is usually budget hotels as opposed to backpacker hostels with dorm rooms. This can be OK if you are travelling in a pair and want to book a private room...