An article that takes you on a journey to Venice in the Middle Ages and beyond. The famous merchants of 'La Serenissima' who dominated this medieval powerhouse for hundreds of years. Learn before joining one of the  small group tours for mature and senior travellers couples and solo travellers to Venice and many other destinations in Italy.

Problem of Overtourism The night crowd at the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy Tourism is a double-edged sword: it brings economic prosperity to a community, but can also be a burden on its resources. Cities…

Happy ageing! Advice for the over-50s Recent reports  in the media suggest that life gets better after the age of fifty. Happy ageing! This article provides some advice for the over 50s with respect to…