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 largest music festival in KwaZulu-Natal, and one of South
Africa's most popular, Splashy Fen takes place on a scenic farm in
the Drakensberg Mountains every year over Easter weekend in April.
The... read more
Jam-packed with spectacle, pageantry and revelry, the biggest
festival in Jamaica is a good-natured annual bash that takes the
island's music into the streets of Kingston. Since the first
carnival in 1990 the... read more
Springtime is carnival time in Malta. Carnival week, with its
traditional boisterous revelry, is centred on the capital Valletta,
but cities, towns and villages across Malta host their own carnival
celebrations and sometimes... read more
The celebration of the Malagasy New Year is held annually in
March. Locals dance and revel to traditional music and share feasts
to celebrate the occasion. Alahamady roughly
translated means the first... read more