Italy

Spaghetti junctions

Spaghetti junctions

His best friend wants to savour art in Rome. Alex Allen wants to scoff pasta in Bologna. The keys to both are in a hire car, and a bonding trip of twists and turns between the two

Solitary refinement in San Fruttuoso

Solitary refinement in San Fruttuoso

In the ’50s it was subtly jet set. Now mega-yachts and cruise ships vie to visit the stellar village of Portofino. If it all gets a little rich for you, a simple palate-cleanser lies just west along the coast. Nick Redman boards a ferry for a spirit-lifting stay in tiny San Fruttuoso

How to traverse the Amalfi Coast in style

How to traverse the Amalfi Coast in style

Turns out, everything you might have heard about driving in Naples is true. Richard Jenkins drinks in the beauty of the Amalfi coast, while facing the terror of its roads head on