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.
Boasting some of the most spectacular scenery of any road
running event on earth, the Two Oceans Marathon has become the
second most famous ultra-marathon (34.8 miles/56km) in South
Africa, after the Comrades... read more
Held every year in late April, Fiesta is a massive, mariachi
fuelled celebration that spans 10 days, hundreds of performers and
thousands of spectators from across San Antonio's multicultural
spectrum. With over 100... read more
The world's largest garden (32-hectares), also often said to be
the most beautiful spring garden in the world, bursts with colour
during the eight week spring season. More than seven million
tulips, daffodils... read more