Picture Italy. Are you meandering along the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, headed for those sparkling blue waters? Biting into a slice of soft, chewy, margarita pizza, the bright red tomato dribbling down your fingers? Wandering amongst the crumbling ruins of Herculaneum, a town long ago buried by Vesuvius?
Wherever your mind wanders to when you picture Italy, we’ve created a first-timer’s guide to this fascinating country. At once a paradise for foodies, culture fiends and sun-worshippers, Italy is a destination with seemingly endless places to explore.
In our guide, we’ve chosen a few of the things we think you should see, do and eat while you’re in Italy. We hope it inspires you to journey to Italy time and time again and taste a little of la dolce vita.