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.
This traditional festival is Cambodia's Mardi Gras and Carnival
rolled into one, an exuberant celebration marked by three days of
boat races and partying on the southern end of the Tonle Sap,... read more
Similar to Valentine's Day in the west, Loy Kratong is
celebrated in Chiang Mai on the full moon night nearest November.
Decorated banana leaf boats, beautifully lit with candles, float
along the waterways.... read more
One of the largest festivals in Tucson, All Souls Procession is
celebrated annually in the first weekend of November. Inspired by
the Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), thousands
of... read more