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.
One of the English summer's great festivals of music, Carling
Weekend boasts many of the biggest names in Pop/Rock/Indie/Folk and
Comedy. The Carling-sponsored event is increasing in popularity
each year and tens of... read more
One of Europe's most popular and well-attended 'gay pride'
festivals, Amsterdam's Pride takes place annually in late July
and/or early August. The highlight for many is the Canal Parade on
the Saturday in... read more
Copenhagen's harbour comes alive with this annual cultural
festival, three to four days crammed with dance, music, theatre,
art and sports events both on the sea and ashore. Events
include regattas, trampoline-diving, evening... read more