Catwalk queens Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss (below right) were spotted on the island of Patmos last summer – a retreat from the runway, revealed after Campbell posted... Read more


Destination of choice for millionaires and models, St Barts is a playground for the rich and famous. Socialite and style icon Olivia Palermo (right) became engaged to Johannes... Read more


Once a tiny fishing village, the Italian Riviera town of Portofino is now a magnet for celebrity sun-seekers. How to get there? By yacht, dahling! Yes, Beyoncé and... Read more


Italy, according to ENIT, the Italian National Tourist Board, ranks as one of the top two or three tourist destinations of the world. About fifteen million foreign visitors... Read more

Rome Map

When in Rome do as the Romans do; well not quite. Rome needs no more noisy scooters rattling the windows of houses on narrow streets at midnight. Rome... Read more

Rome Metro Map

The largest extant Roman amphitheater, seating twenty-five thousand, is an open-air opera in Verona during the summers. A Shakespeare festival, ballets and concerts also fill the amphitheater. The... Read more

Milan Map

Venice, the city without roads, has some of the most modern garages to be found anywhere. Motorists can enter Venice on a two-mile bridge crossing the Venetian Lagoon.... Read more

Italy Metro Map

Autostradas (superhighways) traverse Italy and all are toll roads. Four of the European superhighways terminate in Italy: the E 2 runs from London to Brindisi; the E 6... Read more

Map of Milan

MILAN With 1,464,000 inhabitants, Milan, the capital city of Lombardy (the country’s most prosperous and highly industrialized region producing 20.4% of the GNP) is the second largest city... Read more


The tiny country in the south east comer of France is Europe’s smallest state after the Vatican. It is however, certainly the most densely populated in the world... Read more