If you're looking for an alternative to Italy's tourist-swamped cities, then head straight to Bologna.
For foodies who like to travel, 2015 is shaping up to be a good year.
The enchanting city of Bologna is affectionately referred to across Italy as 'the learned one'.
With its classic architecture and saucy food, Bologna is a rewarding addition to any Italian itinerary, writes Steve McKenna.
If you've questioned that old saying about the best things in life, The Tripologist Michael Gebicki has proof that it's actually, well, on the money.
Nick Gordon finds the perfect language class combines formal tuition with exploration of Bologna's narrow streets.
There are probably places in the world where it's easy to travel with a vegetarian, but this is not one of them.