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.
As the highlight of the summer season in the lakeside city, Les
Fêtes de Genève, meaning Geneva Celebrations or Geneva
Festival, is a 10-day event held annually in the early days of
August.... read more
What started off as a far-fetched, unimaginable idea dreamed up
by two gentlemen in a Parisian brasserie in 1902, has a century
later grown into the world's greatest bicycle race, indeed
considered by... read more
The most prominent religious festivals which tourists experience
in Egypt are the 'mouleds', which are incredibly lively processions
that take to the streets of Cairo on the birthdays of various holy
men. Although... read more