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They say that first impressions are everything, so when our taxi pulled up outside an unassuming building down a quiet side street in Rome’s historic centre, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. With...

Words by Adam Jacot de Boinod It’s true that other regions in Italy are lusher, have taller mountains, more fertile valleys and a more temperate climate. But in Tuscany and Umbria the serenity and joy...

If there’s one city that manages to successfully capture the essence of Italy, it can only be Florence. Famed for Dante’s ‘Divinia Commedia’ – the first great work of Italian literature to...

Words by Adam Jacot de Boinod The paradise of providence. That’s how I felt about Puglia in Spring. So fertile for its dry, hot climate. So uplifting with its masseria, the whitewashed farmhouses with...

When it comes to rooms with incredible views, it doesn’t get much better than the breath-taking Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, in Rome. Located directly opposite the iconic and historic Colosseum monument,...

With the Royal Wedding just over a month away, speculation about where the royal couple will go afterwards is reaching fever pitch – with hundreds of potential honeymoon destinations being suggested. However,...

Fuime (the Italian word for river) sits on the banks of the Thames and is another exciting establishment to complement the developing Battersea Power Station. Open since November 2017, acclaimed chef Francesco...

For those considering a weekend break and perhaps hoping to rekindle an air of romance, Rimini, located in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, beside the glittering waters of the Adriatic Sea, offers visitors...

Best known for its Shakespeare associations, Verona is a city built on love. With its pretty piazzas, idyllic restaurants, knotted lanes, and central Amphitheatre dating back to the 1st century, you’d...

D.H. Lawrence once described Sardinia as ‘strange and rather wonderful, and not a bit like Italy’. Visitors may reflect on these words as the true nature of this beautiful Mediterranean island unfolds....