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.
Celebrating the Southern Right Whale, the annual Hermanus Whale
Festival is an enviro-arts festival, celebrating the local art and
crafts and the environment in equal measure. The event is immensely
popular, now attracting... read more
Come October, Spain's northwestern coastline of Galicia becomes
the best place to sample seafood in Europe. Hundreds of thousands
flock to the seaside village of O Grove to enjoy the succulent
flavours and... read more