Before I visited Venice I had no idea that the whole city is actually an archipelago of 118 small islands separated by canals and waterways. Obviously Venice itself is the most popular tourist destination to visit on the Venetian lagoon- it was once of the...

Venice is one of the most romantic places I have ever been in the world. It might be considered  bit cliché, but there's a reason it is so popular with tourists, couples and honeymooners. Take a gondola ride along the picturesque canals, pose for a photo...

I don't usually have much of a sweet tooth, but when in Italy I just can't resist their gelato. I ate like a queen on my recent jaunt in Italy. I ate pasta, I ate pizza, I ate Florentine steak, I ate more pasta...

Venice, I've decided, is my favourite city in Italy (from the cities I've seen so far!) It's just so different. It's a magical, watery world where roads are replaced with canals and cars are replaced by boats. Where else in the world can you see...

As many people will tell you, Venice is all about getting lost and seeing the backstreets and narrow canals. Whilst the sights of the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica are incredible, it's the quiet little canals away from Piazza San Marco that will have...

Venice is like no other city on Earth. On the busy Grand Canal gondolas share the waters with the vaporretto and other vessels, whilst the occasional gondolier can be heard singing O Sole Mio or playing the accordion. Walk to the bustling Piazza San Marco...

Initially my friends and I hadn't planned to do a gondola ride in Venice. I'd heard all sorts of stories about how expensive it was and I didn't feel it was worth breaking the bank. It's the kind of thing you reserve for a romantic...