Italy

1 euro house

You could live in this Sicilian home rent free for a year

Airbnb wants you to live in a ‘1 Euro House’ in Sicily for free for a whole year. Plus you can bring your friends and family along.

You can actually stay at the ‘House of Gucci’ from Lady Gaga’s new film

Yes, it’s real and you can really stay there yourself. Take a look inside the House of Gucci Airbnb, sitting waterfront on Italy’s Lake Como.

The world’s oldest fast food restaurant has reopened after 2000 years

It once served chicken, duck and fish but now this 2000-year-old restaurant is serving up a slice of something very different.

Disney Luca

Disney’s new animated film Luca will make you want to go to Italy ASAP

Disney Luca is a film about summer holidays, friendships and coming of age. If you’ve been to Italy before it will bring back incredible memories.

colosseum retractable floor

ROME RENOVATION: The Colosseum is getting a high-tech retractable floor

For the first time in 200 years Rome’s Colosseum is getting a floor AND it will be retractable, bringing it straight into the 21st century.

Sicily

Sicily is offering to pay for half your travel costs if you visit after Covid-19

To encourage tourists to visit post-pandemic, the Italian island is offering to pay for half of your flights and a third of your accommodation costs.

Best sunset around the world

The 20 best places to see the sunset around the world

The list was compiled by a number of travel journalists from around the world who not only rated the best locations but also the best time of year to see it.

Coronavirus: here’s what has been happening around the world

Since the first outbreak in late December, the coronavirus has escalated into a global pandemic. Here’s some of the latest updates you should know.

Airbnb Juliet's House, Verona Italy

Juliet’s House in Verona is now available to book for Valentine’s Day

Airbnb are looking for a modern-day Romeo and Juliet to spend the night at Juliet’s House in Verona, Italy this Valentine’s Day.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Tried & Tested: Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como

Offering panoramic views of Italy’s prettiest lake, this five-star hotel balances glamour with contemporary luxuries and seamless service.

Dining in a sea cave: Is it worth it? (Grotta Palazzese)

Dining in a sea cave: what’s it like and is it worth it?

Grotta Palazzese restaurant is becoming one of the most sought after and extravagant ways to dine in Italy. We find out if the experience is worth the hefty cost.

Venice tourist tax

Venice confirms plan to introduce tourist tax

As of next summer, day-trippers travelling to Venice will now be expected to pay ‘a contribution for access’ tourist tax.