Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.
Venice's legendary luxury hotel has reclaimed its splendour, writes Sally Webb.
Georgina Safe The only way to arrive at the Hotel Cipriani in Venice is by water taxi, writes Georgina Safe.
Musical interludes are a wonderful surprise on a trip to Venice, writes Diane Armstrong.
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.
Masked revellers swarm the streets and waterways of Venice as the historic Italian city launched its annual Carnival.
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Europe's most popular cities are also among the most expensive. Here's how to make the most of them without burning a hole in your pocket.