Italy is in Southern Europe and, together with Greece, it is acknowledged as the birthplace of Western culture. Not surprisingly, it is also home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. However, modern Italy is famous for delicious food, trendy fashion and luxury sports cars. Tiramisù was invented in Italy in 1973. Italy
 
Siena
Sue O’Sullivan   “Buonasera Signora!” exclaimed a little boy as he flung open the shutters of his home on Via della Galluzza in Siena. The Italians are a towning people...
Positano
Sue O’Sullivan   The vertical fishing village of Positano, on Italy's Amalfi coast, is known as 'Scalinatelli', the Kingdom of Little Steps. It is the beginning of a truly beautiful...
Viterbo
Sue O’Sullivan   Everyone has heard and read of Tuscany and renting a villa there has almost become a cliché. But there is much more to the region, as my...