Italy, the historical centre of the Roman Empire, boasts more cultural sights and attractions than you could ever hope to see in a single visit. In fact, Italy lays claims to more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world (47 in total), and most of these awe-inspiring sights - often rather casually located amidst the hustle and bustle of modern city-life - are essential to an understanding of contemporary western civilisation.
From the Leaning Tower of Pisa, to the intricate Gothic architecture of Cathedral Square, to the almost obscene wealth of artwork housed in the galleries of Tuscany, a holiday in Italy is nothing short of a compulsory experience.
The open-air book fair in Edward VII Park (Parque Eduardo
VII) has been a popular event on Lisbon's calendar since the
1930s. It offers visitors wonderful browsing opportunities through
the dusty covers of... read more
The highly successful contemporary art fair arteBA is held every
year at La Rural exhibition centre in Buenos Aires. National and
international art galleries come together to offer contemporary art
works to roving... read more
The Zanzibar International Film Festival claims to be the
biggest cultural event in East Africa. It is a celebration of the
various East African and Middle Eastern cultures with a variety of
expressions... read more