Rome is romantic for offering a wild ride to strangers and lovers as it did in Roman Holiday.
A trail of a lifetime with pizzas aplenty, scenic coastal villages and a wonderstruck writer.
How two Venetian archipelagos became vibrant centres of art.
Rahul Akerkar, the founder of Indigo restaurant, takes one diving holiday a year and prefers street eats to fine dining fare.
The benefits of bobbing around on, and bathing in, the country's largest lake.
Summers in Florence go best with creamy, lip-smacking gelatos made using generations-old secret recipes.
The season never demands loyalty to a single destination but for many travellers, it signals a return to their favourite annual refuge.
Younger years of sketchy sightseeing pave way for the charms of slow travel.
Discover 23 secret hamlets that are shrouded in mystery, steeped in history, and blissfully off the beaten path.
The world's most exciting destinations for the year ahead.