Visiting the Milan Salone, I was shocked to find that there was no wi-fi available at the Fiera.
Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater escapes the crowds and is charmed by the sleepy, laid-back life in the boot-shaped country's stiletto.
With 400 kilometres of perfect snow at her feet, Sue Bennett savours every skier's dream.
Rare plants, enchanting ruins and the tinkle of waterfalls: the English-style botanical oasis of Ninfa near Rome is a secret idyll billed as "the world's most romantic garden".
Rabbit Beach in Sicily, Italy, has been named the best beach in the world by travel website TripAdvisor, based on reviews and rankings from millions of users.
Venice gets wetter than usual ... tourists make their way through flooded St Mark's square during the first "acqua alta" of the season in Venice.
The Tripologist Confidence counts - don't make yourself a target when you're travelling.
Tripologist If you cross more than four time zones you can expect to feel some effects of jet lag, but if you're smart, you can lessen its effects and duration.